Friday, October 17 2014
Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.
Thursday, October 2 2014
VA effectively charts a bold new course for the band that doesn't need to rely on folk rockers du jour.
Thursday, October 20 2011
The Always Be Down EP is a strong statement from a promising young band with a lot of stylistic influences.
Tuesday, October 11 2011
If you like Americana, Soul Candy is a sweet and agreeable slice of sugar-coated confectionary that won’t make your teeth ache.
Monday, September 19 2011
It’s taken nearly 20 years, but the small town Canadian roots-rock band the Fireweed Company have finally, finally, gotten around to making a video. And a not bad one at that.
Thursday, September 15 2011
The journeyman rock balladeer, who scored big with "I'll Be" and "I Could Not Ask for More" in the late '90s, delivers his 10th album.
Sunday, August 7 2011
Kings and Queens is a collection just bursting to the seams with pure talent, and is the group's most ambitious statement to date.
Wednesday, August 3 2011
Montreal’s Daniel Isaiah is a lot like a Canadian Iron and Wine, for a variety of reasons.
Monday, August 1 2011
Matador Sunset is an interesting but flawed album that doesn’t exactly congeal all of its rootsy and folksy influences.
Tuesday, June 28 2011
After being mesmerized by Forever, you'll get the sense that this trio might just be one of the best-kept secrets in the American indie scene today.