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Wednesday, February 22 2012

Americana May Be Country, But Country Is Rarely Americana

Like punk rock and heavy metal, country music has a formula and violating that formula is a kind of betrayal, a heresy for which one may not be forgiven. In Americana, such betrayals and unexpected turns are often welcomed.


Thursday, August 29 2013

The Civil Wars: The Civil Wars

You might think about how pretty this record is, but you'll feel how demanding its resonance is.


Thursday, October 3 2013

The Civil Wars - "Dust to Dust" (video)

Today the Civil Wars released the video for their gorgeous song "Dust to Dust" from their recent self-titled album.

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