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Wednesday, October 20 2010

The Extra Lens: Undercard

Franklin Bruno proves himself an integral part of this collaboration with John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats.


Thursday, October 14 2010

Red Horse: Red Horse

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 + S. Carey: 27.Sep.2010 - New York

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: The Week Never Starts Round Here / Philophobia (Deluxe Reissues)

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

Various: The Rough Guide to Scottish Folk

The admission of more rawness, grit, earthiness, would have been welcome.


Tuesday, August 24 2010

Keegan DeWitt: Nothing Shows

DeWitt’s a talented songwriter, and so far he seems worthy of the Daytrotter brand.


Sunday, August 22 2010

S. Carey: All We Grow

Bon Iver member S. Carey strikes out on his own, to interesting but mixed results.


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.


Wednesday, July 28 2010

Jim Moray: A Beginners Guide

Whatever he might say to the contrary, Jim Moray has married into folk music. His excellent albums represent a series of innovatively renewed vows.


Sean Hayes: Run Wolves Run (Capsule Reviews) [28.Jun.10]
Lúnasa: Lá Nua (Capsule Reviews) [27.May.10]
Rana Santacruz: Chicavasco (Reviews) [19.May.10]
Slow Club: Yeah So (Reviews) [2.May.10]
Juliana Hatfield: Peace & Love (Reviews) [29.Mar.10]
Todd Snider: 4.Mar.2010 - New York (Notes from the Road) [5.Mar.10]
Le Vent du Nord: La Part du Feu (Reviews) [28.Feb.10]
Barzin: 28.January.2010 - Toronto (Notes from the Road) [3.Feb.10]
Beth Orton + Sam Amidon: 17.Jan.2010 - NYC (Notes from the Road) [18.Jan.10]
Animal Collective: Campfire Songs (Reviews) [10.Jan.10]
John Gorka: So Dark You See (Reviews) [10.Dec.09]
The Pines: Tremolo (Reviews) [6.Dec.09]
Petracovich: Crepusculo (Reviews) [2.Dec.09]
Will Stratton: No Wonder (Reviews) [11.Nov.09]
Caethua: The Long Afternoon of Earth (Capsule Reviews) [4.Nov.09]
The Messengers (Columns) [11.Oct.09]
Väsen: Väsen Street (Reviews) [29.Sep.09]
Deolinda: Canção Ao Lado (Capsule Reviews) [27.Aug.09]
Mariachi Real De San Diego: Mariachi Classics (Capsule Reviews) [19.Jul.09]
Mamer: Eagle (Reviews) [24.Jun.09]
Ben Reynolds: How Day Earnt Its Night (Capsule Reviews) [23.Jun.09]
Musk Ox: Musk Ox (Capsule Reviews) [21.May.09]
Warsaw Village Band: Infinity (Reviews) [8.Apr.09]
Genticorum: La Bibournoise (Reviews) [13.Nov.08]
Julie Fowlis: Cuilidh (Reviews) [28.Oct.08]
Frigg: Economy Class (Reviews) [26.Oct.08]
Ani DiFranco: Red Letter Year (Reviews) [1.Oct.08]
Justine: Justine (Capsule Reviews) [18.Sep.08]
Lissa Schneckenburger: Song (Capsule Reviews) [1.May.08]
Le Vent du Nord: Dans Les Airs (Reviews) [20.Apr.08]
Clara Hill’s Folkwaves: Sideways (Capsule Reviews) [24.Mar.08]
Kate Walsh: Tim’s House (Reviews) [12.Mar.08]
Taraf de Haïdouks: Maškaradă (Reviews) [12.Nov.07]
Aly Bain and Ale Möller: Beyond the Stacks (Capsule Reviews) [27.Aug.07]
Greg Brown: Yellow Dog (Capsule Reviews) [26.Aug.07]
Väsen: Linnaeus Väsen (Reviews) [20.Aug.07]
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