Sunday, November 6 2011
Not everyone follows up their acclaimed singer-songwriter albums with a disc of children's music, but few children's albums are as mature, upbeat, or dark (trust us), as Laura Veirs latest, which she tells PopMatters all about ...
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.
Sunday, August 18 2013
This is no hippie-dippy New Age paean to the goddess within, but more of a hard-edged look at life that doesn’t ignore nonphysical reality.
Monday, November 7 2011
Laura Veirs follows in the footsteps of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, and others with a solid collection of songs for children.
Thursday, April 1 2010
Richly textured, full of orchestral flourishes, and yet often beautifully simple.
Tuesday, September 13 2005
Nature's elfin balladeer returns with a clutch of songs for couples, adding scorch marks of passion to the (c)old black lines on the backs of her gentle hands.