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Thursday, May 26 2011

Peter Case: The Case Files

The Case Files is not a new Peter Case album per se, but rather an odds and sods collection of demos, outtakes, one live shot and other rarities recorded between 1985 and 2010.


Wednesday, May 25 2011

Thurston Moore: Demolished Thoughts

Thurston sounds like Thurston, even when he's acoustic. He's just not nearly as interesting.


Tuesday, May 17 2011

Various Artists: Folk Songs of Illinois #4: Chicago Since 1945

The most interesting tracks are the ones that reveal the shaping influences of American music itself.


Monday, May 2 2011

Bill Callahan: Apocalypse

Bill Callahan makes a record best experienced in the desert sun, worn leather boots on your feet and a lump in your throat.


Friday, April 22 2011

William Fitzsimmons: 13 Apr 2011 - Knoxville, TN

At one point during his set, Fitzsimmons poked fun at himself, laughing, "All my songs sound similar anyway."


Wednesday, April 20 2011

The Ash Lovelies: Ode to Arlington

Ode to Arlington is a cringe-fest that’s virtually unlistenable.


Sunday, April 17 2011

The Unthanks: Last

The album’s thematic conceit is that we are experiencing the Last Days. There’s no reason to look ahead and every reason to reflect on the present and treasure the past.


Wednesday, April 6 2011

Andy Friedman: Laserbeams and Dreams

It’s clear that Laserbeams and Dream is workman-like in its rendering, and Friedman clearly has some songwriting chops at the best of times and a deft ear for words. However, there's that matter of the cover art....


Thursday, March 31 2011

Mayday Parade: Valdosta EP

Pop-punk band Mayday Parade revisits the past while providing a peek at its upcoming full-length.


Thursday, March 24 2011

Carrie Elkin: Call It My Garden

Country/Folk songstress Carrie Elkin delivers on her first album for a label, fifteen years into her career.


Dennis Crommett: In the Buffalo Surround (Capsule Reviews) [24.Mar.11]
Charlie Parr: When the Devil Goes Blind (Capsule Reviews) [9.Mar.11]
Lynn Miles: Fall For Beauty (Reviews) [8.Mar.11]
Mt. Desolation: Mt. Desolation (Reviews) [1.Feb.11]
Paper Aeroplanes: The Day We Ran Into the Sea (Capsule Reviews) [31.Jan.11]
The Spares: Everything Is Easy (Capsule Reviews) [19.Jan.11]
Englishman: Englishman (Reviews) [18.Jan.11]
Indigo Girls: Holly Happy Days (Capsule Reviews) [28.Nov.10]
Future Islands: Undressed (Reviews) [27.Oct.10]
The Extra Lens: Undercard (Reviews) [20.Oct.10]
Red Horse: Red Horse (Reviews) [14.Oct.10]
Various: The Rough Guide to Scottish Folk (Capsule Reviews) [31.Aug.10]
Keegan DeWitt: Nothing Shows (Capsule Reviews) [24.Aug.10]
S. Carey: All We Grow (Reviews) [22.Aug.10]
Jim Moray: A Beginners Guide (Reviews) [28.Jul.10]
Sean Hayes: Run Wolves Run (Capsule Reviews) [28.Jun.10]
Lúnasa: Lá Nua (Capsule Reviews) [27.May.10]
Rana Santacruz: Chicavasco (Reviews) [19.May.10]
Slow Club: Yeah So (Reviews) [2.May.10]
Juliana Hatfield: Peace & Love (Reviews) [29.Mar.10]
Todd Snider: 4.Mar.2010 - New York (Notes from the Road) [5.Mar.10]
Le Vent du Nord: La Part du Feu (Reviews) [28.Feb.10]
Barzin: 28.January.2010 - Toronto (Notes from the Road) [3.Feb.10]
Beth Orton + Sam Amidon: 17.Jan.2010 - NYC (Notes from the Road) [18.Jan.10]
Animal Collective: Campfire Songs (Reviews) [10.Jan.10]
John Gorka: So Dark You See (Reviews) [10.Dec.09]
The Pines: Tremolo (Reviews) [6.Dec.09]
Petracovich: Crepusculo (Reviews) [2.Dec.09]
Will Stratton: No Wonder (Reviews) [11.Nov.09]
Caethua: The Long Afternoon of Earth (Capsule Reviews) [4.Nov.09]
The Messengers (Columns) [11.Oct.09]
Väsen: Väsen Street (Reviews) [29.Sep.09]
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