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Wednesday, October 1 2008

Ani DiFranco: Red Letter Year

The Little Folksinger's latest is the perfect guest for your New Year's Eve bash. It's the life of the party, as well as the designated driver.


Sunday, September 21 2008

All That The Name Implies: All That The Name Implies

It's a hippy drum circle from the late '60s, and Richie Havens just drop out of a cloud with the good stuff, but you won't need four hits of sunshine acid to dig it.


Thursday, September 18 2008

Justine: Justine

The term "lost classic" gets tossed around a lot, but the lone orchestral pop release from London's Justine can be classified as nothing else.


Thursday, May 1 2008

Lissa Schneckenburger: Song

A cheerful array of old school folk tunes with the emphasis on the fiddle.


Sunday, April 20 2008

Le Vent du Nord: Dans Les Airs

Dans Les Airs has the air of a good democracy, a core stability that doesn't stifle the inhabitants.


Thursday, March 27 2008

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of Hungarian Gypsies

Hungarian Roma music, according to this Rough Guide, has a dancing energy, like a ball always bouncing forward.


Monday, March 24 2008

Clara Hill’s Folkwaves: Sideways

This is the folksy side of a dance machine.


Wednesday, March 12 2008

Kate Walsh: Tim’s House

Kate Walsh is like a compartmentalized version of Joni Mitchell, one who knows only how to write slow, sad, pretty songs about boys.


Monday, November 12 2007

Taraf de Haïdouks: Maškaradă

With the fan base they've built up over the past two decades, the members of Taraf de Haïdouks could have gone on reworking past successes forever like a Roma Rolling Stones.


Wednesday, September 5 2007

Blake Rainey and His Demons: The Dangerous Summer

Roots-oriented singer-songwriter Blake Rainey has been known in smaller circles around Georgia, but hopefully this record makes him break out into bigger circles.


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