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Monday, August 16 2010

Josh Ritter + Justin Townes Earle + Dawn Landes: 8 August 2010 - New York

Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.


Tuesday, March 3 2015

Amy Speace: That Kind of Girl

Amy Speace’s latest album is one that has the potential to take her over the top.


Monday, March 2 2015

Bob Dylan - “The Night We Called It a Day” (video)

The legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan gets away with murder in the old-timey noir music video of his Frank Sinatra cover "The Night We Called It a Day".


Friday, February 27 2015

Kenosha Kid - “Zombie Party” (video) (Premiere)

Surf rock meets jazz meets bizarro black and white in the latest music video by the Athens, Georgia experimental outfit Kenosha Kid.


The Last Bison - ‘Dorado’ (EP stream) (Premiere)

Following their sharp VA album in 2014, the Last Bison are releasing an EP of tracks culled from that time in the studio.


Steve Gunn and Black Twig Pickers: Seasonal Hire

The rough carpentry of these songs lets the dust fly, lets the grain show, but the songs are all the purer, all the sweeter, for their scuffs.


Thursday, February 26 2015

Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff

Iyer’s trio returns for its ECM debut, a sharp rhythmic workout that continues this musician’s brilliant run.


Elana James: Black Beauty

The Hot Club of Cowtown fiddler Elana James makes it a point to let her folk flag shine high and mightily on Black Beauty.


Wednesday, February 25 2015

Hypercolor: Hypercolor

Hypercolor is a New York trio, an absolute mess of influences that can't help but play around with a blender.


Wednesday, February 11 2015

John Denver: All of My Memories: The John Denver Collection

Denver’s image was wrapped in sincerity and disarming, if sometimes hokey, charm. On one hand these were his weaknesses – he was an easy target for the critics – but they were also his strengths, as he came across as genuine and honest.


Sun Kil Moon: Third and Seneca EP (Reviews) [14.Jan.15]
Dana Stephens: Peace (Reviews) [21.Nov.14]
Frank Kimbrough: Quartet (Reviews) [14.Nov.14]
Darius Jones: The Oversoul Manual (Reviews) [11.Nov.14]
Matt Ulery: In the Ivory (Reviews) [10.Nov.14]
Nicholas Payton: Numbers (Reviews) [7.Nov.14]
The Bad Plus: Inevitable Western (Reviews) [28.Oct.14]
Peter Rowan: Dharma Blues (Reviews) [28.Oct.14]
Sam Amidon: Lily-O (Reviews) [23.Oct.14]
Oh Susanna: Namedropper (Reviews) [21.Oct.14]
Ry Cooder: Soundtracks (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Worker (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Vashti Bunyan: Heartleap (Reviews) [15.Oct.14]
JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard (Capsule Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
Plug in Stereo: Plug in Stereo (Capsule Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
Field Report: Marigolden (Reviews) [10.Oct.14]
Walt Weiskopf: Overdrive (Reviews) [10.Oct.14]
Jason Ajemian: Folklords (Capsule Reviews) [6.Oct.14]
Flying Lotus: You’re Dead! (Reviews) [6.Oct.14]
Shawn William Clarke: William (Capsule Reviews) [2.Oct.14]
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