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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.


Thursday, March 26 2015

Laura Marling: Short Movie

The eclectic guitar becomes a tool that complements Laura Marling's lyrics on this pivotal album, at times articulating visceral anger and, at others, obliterating psychic barriers and clearing space for something new.


Wednesday, March 25 2015

John Statz: Tulsa

Tulsa speaks to more than the desolate environs its sound sometimes suggests.


Monday, March 23 2015

James McMurtry and His Complicated Games

Americana legend James McMurtry is fiery, opinionated, and smart as a whip. His latest (accidental) endeavor: Occupy spokesman.


Jack DeJohnette: Made in Chicago

Modern jazz's legendary drummer Jack DeJohnette assembles a post-bop dream team from hell.


Friday, March 13 2015

The Weather Machine - “Wannabe Cowboys” (audio) (Premiere)

The newest tune by this Portland, Oregon band is a fine encapsulation of the genre-melding going on in the Pacific Northwest music scene.


Thursday, March 12 2015

Erik Deutsch: Outlaw Jazz

The New York keyboard extraordinaire reasserts himself to the top of the heap with the uncanny fusion of country and jazz.


Wednesday, March 11 2015

‘Whiplash’ Isn’t Merely a Vehicle for J.K. Simmons

Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons turn music performance into a battle of espionage and counter-espionage under cover of darkness.


Tuesday, March 10 2015

The Show Ponies - “Run for Your Life” (video) (Premiere)

Watch the Show Ponies take their blend of old-timey folk and pop harmony to the hills of southern California with "Run for Your Life".


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.


Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff (Reviews) [26.Feb.15]
Elana James: Black Beauty (Reviews) [26.Feb.15]
Hypercolor: Hypercolor (Reviews) [25.Feb.15]
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]
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