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Monday, August 16 2010

Josh Ritter + Justin Townes Earle + Dawn Landes: 8 August 2010 - New York

Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.


Tuesday, March 3 2015

Amy Speace: That Kind of Girl

Amy Speace’s latest album is one that has the potential to take her over the top.


Friday, February 27 2015

The Last Bison - ‘Dorado’ (EP stream) (Premiere)

Following their sharp VA album in 2014, the Last Bison are releasing an EP of tracks culled from that time in the studio.


Steve Gunn and Black Twig Pickers: Seasonal Hire

The rough carpentry of these songs lets the dust fly, lets the grain show, but the songs are all the purer, all the sweeter, for their scuffs.


Thursday, February 26 2015

Elana James: Black Beauty

The Hot Club of Cowtown fiddler Elana James makes it a point to let her folk flag shine high and mightily on Black Beauty.


Wednesday, February 11 2015

John Denver: All of My Memories: The John Denver Collection

Denver’s image was wrapped in sincerity and disarming, if sometimes hokey, charm. On one hand these were his weaknesses – he was an easy target for the critics – but they were also his strengths, as he came across as genuine and honest.


Wednesday, January 14 2015

Sun Kil Moon: Third and Seneca EP

Sun Kil Moon closed 2014 with a quiet and unassuming reissue.


Monday, November 10 2014

Willie Nile - “Once in a Lullaby” (audio) (Premiere)

The prolific New York singer/songwriter Willie Nile trades in his rock and roll lineup for a set of piano ballads with his latest album, If I Was a River. "Once in a Lullaby" beautifully distills the album's ethos.


Friday, October 31 2014

Various Artists: Dear Jean - Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie

A tribute to a singer, her songs and her legacy, and a collection of very special music in itself.


Wednesday, October 29 2014

Graveyard Tapes - ‘White Rooms’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Experimental folktronic-pop duo Euan McMeeken and Matthew Collings have their second Graveyard Tapes album, White Rooms, ready to rock this November.


Peter Rowan: Dharma Blues (Reviews) [28.Oct.14]
Sam Amidon: Lily-O (Reviews) [23.Oct.14]
Ry Cooder: Soundtracks (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Vashti Bunyan: Heartleap (Reviews) [15.Oct.14]
Plug in Stereo: Plug in Stereo (Capsule Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
Field Report: Marigolden (Reviews) [10.Oct.14]
Shawn William Clarke: William (Capsule Reviews) [2.Oct.14]
Nickel Creek: A Dotted Line (Reviews) [1.Apr.14]
The Newport Folk Festival Paradox (Features) [22.Aug.13]
William Tyler: Impossible Truth (Reviews) [27.May.13]
Alessi’s Ark: The Still Life (Reviews) [8.May.13]
Iron and Wine: Ghost on Ghost (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
Laura Stevenson: Wheel (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
The Dear Hunter: Migrant (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
Dana Falconberry: Leelanau (Reviews) [25.Nov.12]
Baroness: Yellow & Green (Reviews) [16.Jul.12]
The Weather Station: All of It Was Mine (Capsule Reviews) [26.Jan.12]
Ólöf Arnalds: Ólöf Sings EP (Reviews) [9.Nov.11]
Marc Carroll: In Silence (Reviews) [8.Nov.11]
Brown Bird: Salt for Salt (Reviews) [2.Nov.11]
The Migrant: Amerika (Capsule Reviews) [26.Oct.11]
Frigg: Grannen (Reviews) [16.Oct.11]
Crooked Still: Friends of Fall EP (Capsule Reviews) [9.Oct.11]
Dala: Everyone is Someone (Reviews) [9.Oct.11]
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