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Tuesday, February 24 2015

Jorma Kaukonen: Ain’t in No Hurry

This is feel-good music, played by a seasoned and assured troubadour equally at home on a spotlit stage or a front porch.

Monday, February 16 2015

Sir Richard Bishop: Tangier Sessions

The guitar playing is impressive, but the loose and self-indulgent nature of these compositions will test the listener's patience.

Tuesday, October 11 2011

Rich Robinson: Through a Crooked Sun

Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson delivers the most interesting kind of solo album: one he couldn’t have done with his regular band. That it’s musically and emotionally satisfying is even better.

Thursday, September 8 2011

Rory Gallagher: Rory Gallagher / Deuce / Live! in Europe / Blueprint

A consummate performer live or in the studio, these re-releases serve as a bold reminder of the weight of the Rory Gallagher legacy.

Monday, August 29 2011

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to African Guitar Legends

The boundary for this compilation is huge, and surrounds all of Africa, a continent with more guitarists and guitar styles than anyone can easily count.

Sunday, August 14 2011

Guitar: It’s Sweet to Do Nothing!

Guitar's newest album, on Clairecords of course, is completely shoegaze-less, but its songs are full and rich, exploring several distinct moods.

Thursday, August 11 2011

Aram Bajakian: Aram Bajakian’s Kef

Genuinely deserves to be called Aram Bajakian's Kef, not anybody else's, but his, clever and fearless.

Tuesday, August 2 2011

Terakaft: Aratan N Azawad

Malian desert-blues outfit offers up a strong set.

Monday, July 11 2011

Rory Block: Shake ‘Em on Down

The guitar playing? Great. The singing? Not so much...

Sunday, June 12 2011

Boubacar Traoré: Mali Denhou

The sound of a man in no hurry and his patient guitar, which is less imperious than the guitar of Touré.

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Ben Reynolds: How Day Earnt Its Night (Capsule Reviews) [23.Jun.09]
Guitar: Honeysky / Saltykisses (Reviews) [2.Apr.09]
Suarasama: Fajar di Atas Awan (Capsule Reviews) [4.Sep.08]
Group Doueh: Group Doueh (Reviews) [1.Jul.08]
Various: Bollywood Steel Guitar (Capsule Reviews) [11.Jun.08]
Debashish Bhattacharya: Calcutta Chronicles (Capsule Reviews) [2.Jun.08]
Puerto Plata: Mujer de Cabaret. (Capsule Reviews) [30.Oct.07]
Aroah: El Día Después (Reviews) [24.Oct.07]
Oliver Mtukudzi: Tsimba Itsoka (Reviews) [18.Sep.07]
Bob Brozman Orchestra: Lumière (Reviews) [6.Sep.07]
Son de la Frontera: Cal (Capsule Reviews) [26.Jul.07]
Guitar: Dealin with Signal and Noise (Capsule Reviews) [22.Jul.07]
Papa Noel: Café Noir (Reviews) [17.Jul.07]
The Trucks: The Trucks (Capsule Reviews) [3.Apr.07]
Crooked Still: Shaken by a Low Sound (Capsule Reviews) [18.Mar.07]
The Antiques: Nicknames and Natives (Capsule Reviews) [1.Jan.07]
Guitar: Tokyo (Reviews) [2.May.06]
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