Tuesday, September 20 2011
This EP cements and solidifies Lekman’s status as one of the most dependable and vital songwriters at work today.
Thursday, September 15 2011
Quite simply, this is one of the best bluegrass-meets-folk albums you hear this year – if not in any given year.
Monday, September 12 2011
While White Hat isn’t the most markedly original collection of character sketches that you might have heard, it is an album for the back porch with a beer in hand as the wind gently slams against the screen door.
Wednesday, September 7 2011
It's got it's moments of sweetness, but Red Velvet Snowball turns cold after so many listens.
Sunday, August 28 2011
Four years later, the Michigan songwriter comes back swinging.
Sunday, August 7 2011
The New York quintet was last heard from in 2000, but Ensoulment makes it seem as though they time-warped from the late-'60s folk movement.
Wednesday, August 3 2011
Montreal’s Daniel Isaiah is a lot like a Canadian Iron and Wine, for a variety of reasons.
Wednesday, July 20 2011
The Brooklyn-based lo-fi outfit churns out another solid collection of crackly guitar-pop -- with a few more-than-gratuitous psych-jams for questionable measure.
Morello's political actions haven't stood in the way of his songwriting on this stellar EP full of folky yet often hard-rockin' anthems.
Thursday, July 7 2011
Ten more examples of what make Welch & Rawlings great: high lonesome harmonies, beautifully judged musicianship, exquisite songcraft, and a relationship with tradition that is both serious and playful.