Monday, October 31 2011
Laura Marling is just 21, but her new album confirms her timeless talent.
Wednesday, October 26 2011
Incorporating blues, country, folk, and indie all into one well-made package, Amerika is a notable songwriter effort.
Tuesday, October 18 2011
Singer-songwriter goes nocturnal, resurrecting the ghost of Jeff Buckley and layering up the violins, vocal effects and instrospection.
Sunday, October 16 2011
Grannen finds its own level of happiness and nests there, immaculate.
Sunday, October 9 2011
Covers torn from other acts’ songbooks don’t generally sound as vital and vibrant as the arrangements Crooked Still gives to them.
Canadian folk-pop duo makes its bid for the mainstream with this fine but not flawless album.
Tuesday, October 4 2011
Uncertain Vista is a bit of a mixed bag.
Monday, October 3 2011
Keep Away the Dead is something of an intriguing album, enough for one to come to terms with it and embrace it for at least trying to up the ante with what can be constructed out of woodsy, folkloric sounds.
Thursday, September 29 2011
A couple of moments stand out, but overall Between Atoms is a run-of-the-mill singer/songwriter effort.
Heritage is both a significant departure from Opeth's past output, but also a completely natural recording, one that prior albums hinted that the band was bound to make.