Wednesday, October 20 2010
Franklin Bruno proves himself an integral part of this collaboration with John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats.
Thursday, October 14 2010
The result comes off as a sort of mostly acoustic tapestry in which the trio takes turns singing and playing each other's music. Conceptually, this is a sweet idea. In practice, the three performers are not of equal talent.
Monday, October 4 2010
The Tallest Man on Earth, though solo, had no problems selling out Webster Hall Monday night or conveying complete control alone onstage.
Thursday, September 23 2010
Arab Strap has their first two albums reissued and expanded, offering fans an opportunity to revisit the early work of the outstanding, and legendarily morbid, Scottish folk act.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
The admission of more rawness, grit, earthiness, would have been welcome.
Tuesday, August 24 2010
DeWitt’s a talented songwriter, and so far he seems worthy of the Daytrotter brand.
Sunday, August 22 2010
Bon Iver member S. Carey strikes out on his own, to interesting but mixed results.
Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Thursday, July 29 2010
Wednesday, July 28 2010
Whatever he might say to the contrary, Jim Moray has married into folk music. His excellent albums represent a series of innovatively renewed vows.