Friday, October 17 2014
The latest from M.C. Taylor and Scott Hirsch's country-leaning band serves as an re-introduction and a rebirth for their signature sound.
Thursday, October 16 2014
Phil Elverum brought minimalist arrangements of songs from upcoming Mount Eerie release Sauna to NYC's Le Poisson Rouge, along with plenty of mystery and endearing stage banter.
Wednesday, October 15 2014
Vashti Bunyan is given the final word on a sporadic yet influential career with the organic swan song Heartleap.
Monday, October 6 2014
Triumvirate, Lewis & Clarke's first release in five years, is the kind of album that can transfix you, and if it's epic in its delivery, grand in its scope, it is still first and foremost intimate and inviting.
Thursday, October 2 2014
VA effectively charts a bold new course for the band that doesn't need to rely on folk rockers du jour.
Monday, September 29 2014
Horse Feathers' 2012 Cynic's New Year was an effort that would "leave the listener feeling utterly winded for all of its ragged glory." The same can be said for the new track "Violently Wild".
Friday, February 7 2014
The brilliantly-crafted sixth studio album from the celebrated indie folk troubadour might possibly be the most beautifully candid record he has recorded under the Sun Kil Moon guise or any nom de plume.
Tuesday, February 4 2014
Avant-garde even by Andrew Bird's standards, the meandering, mostly instrumental I Want to See Pulsaski at Night is gorgeous but empty.
Monday, February 3 2014
The takeaway here is that while Bugg's debut album felt genuine, Shangri La feels forced and awkward.
Wednesday, August 28 2013
The most fascinating thing about Carrier is how it finds a confident songwriter flushed with uncertainty.