Monday, December 17 2007
If 2007 didn't invite any gripping controversies, it was certainly filled with competitive comparisons -- between young and old, past and present, and among splintered factions -- and both surprising hits and disappointing misses. All in all, a dynamic and at times resurgent year for the broad scope of Americana.
Wednesday, August 24 2011
LaVere captures the bizarre spirit of Memphis's past and evokes the music of the black and white era (both in terms of movies and race) that has an edge of danger mixed with cheap sex.
Wednesday, June 13 2007
If you can find a better opening song anywhere, then I'll eat the hat of your choice.
Wednesday, January 11 2006
With the new year barely upon us, Amy LaVere's already released one of the albums of 2006. No, honestly.
Tuesday, February 3 2009
Back in 2006, Roger Holland raved about Amy Lavere's This World Is Not My Home, calling it "one of the best albums of 2006". Here she is