Articles tagged old-time

27 Oct 2016 // 11:04 AM

Adrian + Meredith - “Bank” (Audio) (premiere)

East Nashville's Adrian + Meredith offer up more roots goodness with a compelling set of folk, old-time, swing jazz with a punk sneer and a good healthy dose of rock 'n' roll energy.

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The Devil Makes Three - “Drunken Hearted Man” (Singles Going Steady)

The first single from the Devil Makes Three's upcoming covers album is fast and upbeat while being lyrically really dark.

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Various Artists: Legends of Old-Time Music: Fifty Years of County Records

An absolutely definitive anthology of traditional American folk.

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Dave Rawlings Machine: Nashville Obsolete

Rawlings's last album might have been fun, but now he and Gillian Welch mean business.

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Gillian Welch: The Harrow & The Harvest

Ten more examples of what make Welch & Rawlings great: high lonesome harmonies, beautifully judged musicianship, exquisite songcraft, and a relationship with tradition that is both serious and playful.

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Charlie Parr: When the Devil Goes Blind

Fine picking, vocals that make a mockery of microphone style, and lyrics about trains, tracks, and times past, all filtered through the immediacy of the present and performed under the influence of enthusiasm.

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Caleb Klauder: Dangerous Mes & Poisonous Yous

Like Wayne Hancock, the Wrights, and Dale Watson, Klauder performs material that is referential rather than deferential, not trying to recreate a lost era, but rather bringing what can be used from the past to communicate in the present.

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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