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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, October 21 2014

Oh Susanna: Namedropper

American-Canadian singer-songwriter Suzie Ungerleider ropes in other Canadian musicians to write songs for her to wildly varying results.


Friday, October 17 2014

Ry Cooder: Soundtracks

Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.


Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Worker

The constantly morphing new jazz trio moves into deeply atmospheric, electronic territory and dares you to follow.


Thursday, October 16 2014

The Weather Station: What Am I Going to Do With Everything I Know EP

Even though this EP is best suited to bedtime, as it feels like an extended lullaby, it does resonate and stick with the listener.


Wednesday, October 15 2014

Vashti Bunyan: Heartleap

Vashti Bunyan is given the final word on a sporadic yet influential career with the organic swan song Heartleap.


Tuesday, October 14 2014

Medeski Scofield Martin and Wood: Juice

The jazz trio, supplemented by frequent partner John Scofield, put out another appealing blend of jazz and groove music -- a flavorful if somewhat slight version of what they do best.


Monday, October 13 2014

JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard

With some luck, we’ll be talking about JW-Jones in the same breath as we do Johnny Winter and Jimmie Vaughan.


Plug in Stereo: Plug in Stereo

If you listen to mainstream radio, you’ve heard songs exactly like this.


Mark Turner Quartet: Lathe of Heaven

Fly guy Mark Turner makes a sparse quartet really work for him and you.


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Albert Ayler: Live on the Riviera (Reviews) [27.Aug.13]
Silkie: The Lost Tapes Vol 1 (Reviews) [25.Aug.13]
The Newport Folk Festival Paradox (Features) [22.Aug.13]
Sara Hickman: Shine (Reviews) [21.Jul.13]
Jaimeo Brown: Transcendence (Reviews) [14.Jul.13]
Redtenbacher’s Funkestra: The Cooker (Capsule Reviews) [2.Jul.13]
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