Articles tagged fiddle

16 Oct 2011 // 10:00 PM

Frigg: Grannen

Grannen finds its own level of happiness and nests there, immaculate.

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Various Artists: Louisiana Cajun and Creole Music

Rinzler chose his musicians for their tough strength, and for a quality you could label authenticity, or purity, or, as Dewey Balfa did: isolation.

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Cedric Watson et Bijou Créole: L’Ésprit Créole

The music has a tidal drag, which is also the pull or drag of teasing.

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Irish Folk

Geoff Willis, the compiler, must have been aiming to put together a concise round-up of living musicians who show their own fidelity to established styles. This comes off pretty well.

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29 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Väsen: Väsen Street

The gravity of their playing gives each song a feeling of being presented or framed, as if on a stage, illuminated.

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Spring Creek: Way Up on a Mountain

Honest Downhome Folk

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Betse Ellis: Don’t You Want to Go?

Proof that Americana is still winning her over.

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Liz Carroll & John Doyle: Double Play

The beauty of this album lies in the way the instruments manage to keep a buttery, human impressionism even while they're playing swiftly.

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20 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Väsen: Linnaeus Väsen

The three string musicians are all as good as they were on Live in Japan, yet I like this album less.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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