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Wednesday, May 8 2013

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Irish Music

Despite the promotional material touting the session and live atmosphere of such inclusions, this compilation better displays the sheen that warm production and studio time can give to gloss these tunes.


Thursday, August 18 2011

Various Artists: Japanese Traditional Music: Koto; Shamisen

Unfortunately, the whole album sounds as if it's coming to you through tape hiss.


Sunday, October 10 2010

Great Big Sea: Safe Upon the Shore

Great Big Sea is, at its heart, a party band, and there is pretty much one thing that its music is a soundtrack to in Canada: drinking your face off.


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