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Monday, September 26 2011

Mountain Man: Live at the Wiltern

RIYL: Garrison Keillor; that O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack you haven't dusted off since 2002; carpetbagging.


Tuesday, September 20 2011

Jens Lekman: An Argument With Myself EP

This EP cements and solidifies Lekman’s status as one of the most dependable and vital songwriters at work today.


Thursday, September 15 2011

Joy Kills Sorrow: This Unknown Science

Quite simply, this is one of the best bluegrass-meets-folk albums you hear this year – if not in any given year.


Monday, September 12 2011

Big Harp: White Hat

While White Hat isn’t the most markedly original collection of character sketches that you might have heard, it is an album for the back porch with a beer in hand as the wind gently slams against the screen door.


Wednesday, September 7 2011

Pepper Rabbit: Red Velvet Snowball

It's got it's moments of sweetness, but Red Velvet Snowball turns cold after so many listens.


Sunday, August 28 2011

Chris Bathgate: Salt Year

Four years later, the Michigan songwriter comes back swinging.


Tuesday, August 9 2011

Marissa Nadler: Marissa Nadler

On her new album, the mix between tradition and personality has shifted, and Nadler comes shining through on this wonderful, often deceptively uplifting record.


Monday, August 8 2011

The Summer Set: Everything’s Fine

The Summer Set seeks to find a new identity in the form of catchy pop rock.


Sunday, August 7 2011

The Wyld Olde Souls: Ensoulment

The New York quintet was last heard from in 2000, but Ensoulment makes it seem as though they time-warped from the late-'60s folk movement.


Wednesday, August 3 2011

Daniel Isaiah: High Twilight

Montreal’s Daniel Isaiah is a lot like a Canadian Iron and Wine, for a variety of reasons.


Efren: Rise on Up and Melt (Capsule Reviews) [27.Jul.11]
Woods: Sun and Shade (Reviews) [20.Jul.11]
Priscilla Ahn: When You Grow Up (Reviews) [30.Jun.11]
Peter Case: The Case Files (Reviews) [26.May.11]
Bill Callahan: Apocalypse (Reviews) [2.May.11]
The Ash Lovelies: Ode to Arlington (Capsule Reviews) [20.Apr.11]
The Unthanks: Last (Reviews) [17.Apr.11]
Mayday Parade: Valdosta EP (Capsule Reviews) [31.Mar.11]
Carrie Elkin: Call It My Garden (Reviews) [24.Mar.11]
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]
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