Sunday, October 16 2011
Grannen finds its own level of happiness and nests there, immaculate.
Tuesday, January 18 2011
Rinzler chose his musicians for their tough strength, and for a quality you could label authenticity, or purity, or, as Dewey Balfa did: isolation.
Thursday, March 18 2010
The music has a tidal drag, which is also the pull or drag of teasing.
Thursday, October 1 2009
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.
Tuesday, September 29 2009
The gravity of their playing gives each song a feeling of being presented or framed, as if on a stage, illuminated.
Thursday, June 25 2009
Honest Downhome Folk
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Proof that Americana is still winning her over.
Sunday, April 19 2009
The beauty of this album lies in the way the instruments manage to keep a buttery, human impressionism even while they're playing swiftly.
Monday, August 20 2007
The three string musicians are all as good as they were on Live in Japan, yet I like this album less.