By Deanne Sole
Cross-cultural fusion albums are sometimes criticised for their falseness, but there’s no sense of falseness here, no condescension, simply a set of songs that couldn’t be made in any other way.
Animation: It's Not Just for Children, Anymore
Jamestown Revival: The Education of a Wandering Man
'Wayward Heroes' and Cold War Iceland
Sankt Otten + N: Männerfreundschaften und Metaphysik
'Becoming Unbecoming' and the Toll Extracted From Survivors
Hiss Golden Messenger: Heart Like a Levee
Big Star: Complete Third
David Bromberg Band: The Blues, the Whole Blues and Nothing But the Blues
"By playing The Deed, we find ourselves in the uncomfortable position of inhabiting the mind of a murderer.