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Tuesday, June 23 2009

Ben Reynolds: How Day Earnt Its Night

A thoughtful conversation between him and the guitar.


Sunday, June 21 2009

Lily Storm: If I Had a Key to the Dawn

The songs she has chosen sound like laments, or the love songs of women whose lovers are absent.


Thursday, May 21 2009

Musk Ox: Musk Ox

Musk Ox asks for a contemplative listener.


Wednesday, April 8 2009

Warsaw Village Band: Infinity

'Powerful' is the Band's default setting.


Thursday, November 13 2008

Genticorum: La Bibournoise

La Bibournoise probably won't dazzle you straight away, but the album has real warmth.


Los Cenzontles with David Hidalgo: Songs of Wood & Steel

This album is a worthy experiment that needs more work.


Tuesday, October 28 2008

Julie Fowlis: Cuilidh

Fowlis has a sure voice, and her light, decisive handling of the songs is pleasant to hear.


Sunday, October 26 2008

Frigg: Economy Class

The musicians in Frigg shoot along in tandem, rather than slide eelishly around one another in interlacing patterns, as the members of some other Nordic groups do.


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.


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]
Au: Au (Capsule Reviews) [19.Aug.07]
Putumayo: Women of the World (Capsule Reviews) [17.Jul.07]
Vandaveer: Grace & Speed (Reviews) [30.May.07]
The Chrysler: Cold War Classic (Reviews) [9.May.07]
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