Articles tagged folk-rock

21 Jul 2015 // 1:10 AM

Richard Thompson: Still

The Jeff Tweedy-produced Still may not surprise, but surprises aren't what Richard Thompson albums are about.

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8 Jun 2015 // 2:15 AM

Uncle Lucius: The Light

Uncle Lucius cling tightly to the past, funneling several specific rural rock influences and generally echoing a ragged, Dixie-fried sound with a communal embrace.

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Buddy Black and the Ghost Umbrellas: The Story on the Road to Waterloo EP

This is a Canadian folk-rock concept short album about two young vampire lovers who seek to become human again, combining the styles of Spirit of the West with the ambitious sprawl of Titus Andronicus.

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Laura Marling: Once I Was an Eagle

Laura Marling explores the consequences of being emotionally remote on a brilliant, two-sided concept album about love, the devil, and the power of naïveté.

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Elliott Murphy: It Takes a Worried Man

Elliott Murphy – More Quirky Than Kinky.

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Trembling Bells: The Constant Pageant

This is the strongest collection Trembling Bells have yet put out. The band sound assertive and in complete control of their strange aesthetic; they've also produced some mightily catchy and haunting songs.

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1 Aug 2010 // 8:59 PM

Ougenweide: Herzsprung

The raw, 1970s prog-touches of the earlier Ougenweide albums have been scaled back, but a love of inventive instrumentation remains on Herzsprung.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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