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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.


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.


The Pine Hill Haints: The Magik Sounds of the Pine Hill Haints

The Pine Hill Haints supply antique sounds, modern attitude, and a good time all around.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

Peter Rowan: Dharma Blues

Poe’s raven crowed “Nevermore” not “Nevermind”. If there is no God and no devil, then why there is death is the unanswerable koan here.


Friday, October 24 2014

Musée Mécanique - “From the Shores of Sleep” (album stream) (Premiere)

With sonic brethren like Josh Ritter and Sufjan Stevens, the Portland, Oregon folk band Musée Mécanique offers up an instrumental version of its recent LP, the ornate and visionary From the Shores of Sleep.


Thursday, October 23 2014

Stone Jack Jones - “Circumstance” (audio) (Premiere)

Nashville musical mystic Stone Jack Jones has released his newest single, "Circumstance", a song where a lone banjo gives way to rising and falling verses, with spectral vocals creaking throughout a long-rotten homestead on late autumn winds.


Subverting the Rules: An Interview with Cory Branan

Cory Branan's brand of rocking country doesn't fit very well into music industry slots, but the Nashville-based songwriter is carving an idiosyncratic niche for himself regardless.


Sam Amidon: Lily-O

Singer, guitarist, fiddler, banjo player, Sam Amidon's sixth album is a patchwork of delights.


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]
Sills & Smith: Uncertain Vista (Capsule Reviews) [4.Oct.11]
Siskiyou: Keep Away the Dead (Reviews) [3.Oct.11]
Krista Muir: Between Atoms (Capsule Reviews) [29.Sep.11]
Opeth: Heritage (Reviews) [29.Sep.11]
Danny Schmidt: Man of Many Moons (Reviews) [28.Sep.11]
Mountain Man: Live at the Wiltern (Reviews) [26.Sep.11]
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