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The Best Americana Music of 2010
15 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM
2010 was a splendid year for Americana releases; then again, that’s something you can say about any year given the sprawling range of sub-genres under Americana's vast umbrella, a point reinforced again by this year’s Top Ten.
Phosphorescent: Peeling Back the Surface
29 Jun 2010 // 5:00 PM
Phosphorescent’s Matt Houck talks about his kicking country band, a brush with big time country at Farm Aid and the psychedelic weirdness that lurks just below the surface of his songs.
To Lefty to Willie to Phossy with Love
3 Jun 2009 // 5:00 PM
Even in railing against the influence of another, the musician must admit that influence and its inescapability. Like Br’er Rabbit and the tar baby, every blow struck just brings the two closer together.
Phosphorescent: Live at the Music Hall
19 Feb 2015 // 9:05 PM
A sprawling, hits-heavy live album reminiscent of classic rock’s golden era, Phosphorescent’s Live at the Music Hall serves as a near-perfect introduction to this exceptional band.
17 Mar 2013 // 6:05 PM
Matthew Houck's latest album is about the ways in which we find ourselves after feeling loss. Musically, it's full of exciting exploration, though lyrically Muchacho sometimes confuses the personal with the insular.
Phosphorescent: 19 December 2013 - MHOW, New York (Photos)
6 Jan 2014 // 6:08 AM
Phosphorescent, led by Brooklyn transplant Matthew Houck, capped off a strong year with four sold out shows at the Music Hall of Williamsburg.