Tuesday, April 23 2013
An endearing and impressive collection of beautifully orchestrated indie rock.
Wednesday, April 17 2013
Between Hurricanes is so soft-shoe that it could easily be passed off as being a Roger Whittaker sound-a-like.
Friday, April 5 2013
Vandaveer revisit the ghastly tale of "Pretty Polly" with a haunting and gorgeously spare arrangement on their new album of murder ballads, Oh, Willie, Please....
Wednesday, April 3 2013
As they toured in support of their 2011 albums, given away for free online, Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan sat down with PopMatters to drink whiskey and discuss the folk scene, the Canadian Football League, The Simpsons, and the Rocky Mountains.
Sunday, November 25 2012
An exceptional, unique take on orchestral folk that's full of heart, beauty and nature.
Monday, July 16 2012
With double album Yellow & Green, Baroness finally surface from the suffocating Georgian sludge-swamps to sit amongst the upper echelon of progressive rock royalty.
Thursday, January 26 2012
Canadian singer-songwriter makes genuine folk record, and it's good!
Tuesday, January 10 2012
Meyer’s just an average person. That’s her greatest strength and her greatest weakness as a performing artist.
Sunday, December 11 2011
Featuring soulless nonsense where there should be songs, Benjamin Francis Leftwich's debut has grown no more impressive in the time since its U.K. release.
Wednesday, November 9 2011
The Icelandic singer-songwriter serves up a fine quintet of English-language songs; highlights include covers of Springsteen, Dylan, and Johnny Cash.