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.
Thursday, June 30 2011
Priscilla Ahn enters adult world with vibrant new effort.
Thursday, June 2 2011
That the many voices not go to waste is crucial, since the instrumental parts are as unadventurous as the vocals are exciting.
Thursday, May 26 2011
The Case Files is not a new Peter Case album per se, but rather an odds and sods collection of demos, outtakes, one live shot and other rarities recorded between 1985 and 2010.
Wednesday, May 25 2011
Thurston sounds like Thurston, even when he's acoustic. He's just not nearly as interesting.
Tuesday, May 17 2011
The most interesting tracks are the ones that reveal the shaping influences of American music itself.