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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.


Friday, October 31 2014

Louis Sclavis Quartet: Silk and Salt Melodies

No matter what category you pigeonhole him into, jazz clarinetist Louis Sclavis turns his sounds into a miniature miracle.


Various Artists: Dear Jean - Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie

A tribute to a singer, her songs and her legacy, and a collection of very special music in itself.


Wednesday, October 29 2014

Graveyard Tapes - ‘White Rooms’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Experimental folktronic-pop duo Euan McMeeken and Matthew Collings have their second Graveyard Tapes album, White Rooms, ready to rock this November.


The Pine Hill Haints: The Magik Sounds of the Pine Hill Haints

The Pine Hill Haints supply antique sounds, modern attitude, and a good time all around.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

The Bad Plus: Inevitable Western

The gloriously varied piano trio returns to a program of all-original music, still mixing jazz, rock, classical, avant-garde, and you-name-it styles in a way that defies convention.


Peter Rowan: Dharma Blues

Poe’s raven crowed “Nevermore” not “Nevermind”. If there is no God and no devil, then why there is death is the unanswerable koan here.


Monday, October 27 2014

Jaco Pastorius: Anthology: The Warner Bros. Years

Jazz's troubled bassist gets another posthumous collection. No new insights gained here, just a reminder of his ambitions.


The Heliocentrics and Melvin Van Peebles: The Last Transmission

The Heliocentrics and Melvin Van Peebles create an ambitious, "cosmic" effort with collaboration The Last Transmission.


Friday, October 24 2014

Musée Mécanique - “From the Shores of Sleep” (album stream) (Premiere)

With sonic brethren like Josh Ritter and Sufjan Stevens, the Portland, Oregon folk band Musée Mécanique offers up an instrumental version of its recent LP, the ornate and visionary From the Shores of Sleep.


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]
BADBADNOTGOOD: III (Reviews) [13.May.14]
Nickel Creek: A Dotted Line (Reviews) [1.Apr.14]
Parker Millsap: Parker Millsap (Reviews) [5.Feb.14]
Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzy’s Big 4 (Reviews) [13.Jan.14]
Derrick Hodge: Live Today (Reviews) [28.Aug.13]
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]
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