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Monday, May 27 2013

William Tyler: Impossible Truth

Shimmering, textured, and glorious. A sublime album from the most creative solo acoustic guitar player around.


Tuesday, April 21 2009

Hot Burritos: The True Story of the Flying Burrito Brothers by John Einarson with Chris Hillman

It seems like Einarson was more eager to include multiple perspectives, no matter how much they overlapped, than he was to craft a flowing narrative.


Tuesday, March 31 2009

Flying Burrito Brothers The Gilded Palace of Sin by Bob Proehl

Proehl refuses to worship at the altar of Saint Gram, acknowledging the myriad flaws of its creator alongside the brilliance of the music.


Tuesday, December 18 2007

The Best Re-Issues of 2007

From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.


Monday, April 30 2001

    Gram Parsons: Sacred Hearts and Fallen Angels: The Gram Parsons Anthology

One gets the sense Gram Parsons knew he wouldn't be around very long. This is music of distinction, often dark and always poignant, and whether Gram Parsons sings original music or covers a classic, his pure heart makes it his own. His genius is in making music that speaks to a certain frame of mind, a mood expressed as loneliness sung.


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