Articles tagged roots

Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys: Ionia

Michigan-based four-piece Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys routinely mix roots, bluegrass and Americana influences into their own distinct sound on new album Ionia.

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Dana Sipos - “Portraits” (audio) (Premiere)

The gorgeous nocturne "Portraits" is but one of many reasons to check out the new LP by Canadian roots musician Dana Sipos, Roll Up the Night Sky.

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Pokey LaFarge: Something in the Water

The music sounds old, as if it was meant to be played on a 78 rpm turntable, but without the scratchiness.

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13 Oct 2014 // 11:30 AM

JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard

With some luck, we’ll be talking about JW-Jones in the same breath as we do Johnny Winter and Jimmie Vaughan.

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Della Mae: This World Oft Can Be

This World Oft Can Be is the rarest kind of roots album: The past grounds it, but so too does the present, and the result illuminates both.

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The Dirt Daubers: Wake Up, Sinners

The bluegrass outfit, led by Legendary Shack Shakers frontman (and Kentucky colonel) J.D. Wilkes, offers up an express train of an album.

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The Dustbowl Revival: Holy Ghost Station EP

Holy Ghost Station is exceptional considering the wide range of musical territory that is covered.

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Various Artists: Living is Hard

Living is Hard is a compilation that deserved to be made, not only because the music is beautiful and worth hearing, but because it offers us a glance into the idea of continuity, of the flow of time.

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Cocoa Tea: Reggae Anthology: The Sweet Sound of Cocoa Tea

Two-disc retrospective of one of the most enduring and influential artists in reggae over the last 30 years.

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17 Jul 2007 // 10:01 PM

Putumayo: Women of the World

Despite the different springs feeding into these women's inspirational homes, the album is successful at uniting these unique, accomplished musicians.

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25 May 2007 // 2:26 AM

Two DVDs out this month showcase just what it means to search for and celebrate one’s ancestors. In the documentary `Finding Oprah’s Roots:

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3 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Sean Jones: Roots

Superlative jazz trumpeter, sometimes with splendid saxophonist, but much of the time so very sanctified.

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Kiasmos: 26 May 2015 - Rough Trade NYC (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Kiasmos is the exciting, dark and trippy electronic project from Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen.

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