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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.


Wednesday, June 25 2014

Lines West - “Lover” (audio) (Premiere)

The simple alt-country of Lines West's music goes a long ways in softening the Connecticut band's intense lyrical explorations, as its new single "Lover" attests.


Wednesday, June 11 2014

List This! A Beginner’s Guide to Blue Note Records

Blue Note, one of the foremost jazz record labels, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a vinyl initiative, releasing highlights from its massive catalog over the course of two years. Here are some picks to get you started.


Wednesday, May 21 2014

Megan Bonnell - “Off the World” (video) (Premiere)

Here's the new video by the singer/songwriter Megan Bonnell, the gorgeous, piano-driven ballad about the follies of love called "Off the World".


Tuesday, May 13 2014

BADBADNOTGOOD: III

There’s a lot going on with III, which makes it ultimately worthy of your time.


Monday, May 5 2014

Collin Herring - ‘Some Knives’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Texas singer-songwriter Collin Herring is back after a five-year absence with an exciting new album. Sometimes things really are worth the wait.


Wednesday, April 23 2014

Carly Ritter - “It Don’t Come Easy” (video) (Premiere) + Tour Dates

Tex Ritter's granddaughter Carly Ritter emerges as a promising young Americana artist with her self-titled debut from Vanguard Records.


Friday, April 18 2014

The Souljazz Orchestra: Inner Fire

Eclectic, showing an appealing musical restlessness, Inner Fire is both enjoyable and exceptional.


Tuesday, April 1 2014

Nickel Creek: A Dotted Line

For its first album in nine years, Nickel Creek tames down the displays of virtuosity that defined much of their previous albums, offering up a more pastoral take on their otherwise “newgrass" take on bluegrass.


Wednesday, February 5 2014

Parker Millsap: Parker Millsap

Road tunes and leavetakings are a fitting metaphorical trope for this album, because Millsap is clearly going places.


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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]
William Tyler: Impossible Truth (Reviews) [27.May.13]
Shining: One One One (Reviews) [22.May.13]
Joshua Redman: Walking Shadows (Reviews) [16.May.13]
Alessi’s Ark: The Still Life (Reviews) [8.May.13]
Iron and Wine: Ghost on Ghost (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
Laura Stevenson: Wheel (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
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