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Tuesday, January 5 2010

Devine’s Jug Band: Terrible Operation Blues

An old-time American jug band complete with a genuine old-time American jug.


Thursday, December 10 2009

John Gorka: So Dark You See

A solid album that is bound to appeal to Gorka's fans and to followers of well-presented, mature, reflective folk.


Sunday, December 6 2009

The Pines: Tremolo

With the Pines, the sun never shines, and you shiver when the cold win blows.


Wednesday, December 2 2009

Petracovich: Crepusculo

Petracovich leave behind skittering drum machines and reverb-soaked soundscapes for more conventional instrumentation to construct their third album of ethereal folk-pop.


Wednesday, November 11 2009

Will Stratton: No Wonder

Following his quiet stunner of a debut album, this 22-year-old folk artist just proved that lightning, indeed, can strike the same place twice.


Wednesday, November 4 2009

Caethua: The Long Afternoon of Earth

A thoughtful, wistful, and likable album.


Thursday, October 29 2009

Kings of Convenience: Declaration of Dependence

Quiet is no longer the new loud and the Kings may need to up their game if they're to leave work of lasting value.


Sunday, October 11 2009

The Messengers

K'naan's The Messengers series is a trilogy of episodes designed to highlight the genius of Nigeria's Fela Kuti, Jamaica's Bob Marley, and the United States' Bob Dylan.


Tuesday, October 6 2009

Running with the Beasts: An Interview with Castanets

After being held-up at gunpoint, recording alone in the desert, and being covered by Sufjan Stevens, Castanets' Ray Raposa is finally ready to step out on his own with a concept album about wild beasts that features some of his most tender and dramatic performances to date.


Thursday, October 1 2009

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Irish Folk

Geoff Willis, the compiler, must have been aiming to put together a concise round-up of living musicians who show their own fidelity to established styles. This comes off pretty well.


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