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Tuesday, December 10 2013

The Best Americana of 2013

Our list for 2013 is predictably diverse, ranging from progressive newgrass to tradition-minded country to old-time acoustic to California canyon rock to psych folk to singer-songwriter and all points between.


Reviews

Sunday, March 3 2013

Son Volt: Honky Tonk

True to its title, this is a somewhat particularly old-timey countrified record, full of squeaky fiddles and luscious lap steel.


Sunday, July 5 2009

Son Volt: American Central Dust

There is a timely resilience to this record, and Son Volt deliver it with energy, but they just don't take that earnest country feel as far as it could go.


Sunday, March 11 2007

Son Volt: The Search

Son Volt looks for a new place on The Search.


Sunday, August 14 2005

Son Volt: A Retrospective: 1995-2000

A look back at why Son Volt was so essential at one time, and a bit of insight into why Jay Farrar has not been since their parting.


Tuesday, July 19 2005

Son Volt: Okemah and the Melody of Riot

The first new Son Volt album in seven years rocks as hard as Crazy Horse with the protest spirit of Woody Guthrie to guide it.


Blogs

Thursday, September 17 2009

Son Volt: 17 September 2009 - Fillmore at Irving Plaza, New York City

Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner


Monday, June 1 2009

Son Volt - "Down to the Wire" (MP3)

Son Volt American Central Dust (Rounder) Release: 7 July 2009 SONG LIST 1. Dynamite 2. Down to the Wire 3. Roll On 4. Cocaine and Ashes 5. Dust of Daylight 6. When the


News

Tuesday, May 22 2007

Son Volt gives its Americana sound an energizing jolt

Since seminal alt-country band Uncle Tupelo broke up in 1994, the critics' line has been that bassist Jeff Tweedy's next band Wilco was much more experimental,


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