The Lowest Pair: Uncertain As It Is Uneven / Fern Girl and Ice Man

The Lowest Pair: Uncertain As It Is Uneven / Fern Girl and Ice Man

By Ed Whitelock

Two simultaneously released albums serve notice that the Lowest Pair are among the leading new lights in Americana. 27 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

28 Jun 2006 // 1:00 AM

Fell is defiantly avoiding falling into a formula, refusing to squeeze variations on the same story into every issue.

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28 Jun 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril by Paul Malmont

In The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril, Paul Malmont turns the era's best known pulp writers, Walter Gibson and Lester Dent, into the stuff of their books -- crime-fighting, risk-taking heroes who must work together to save New York's Chinatown from certain destruction.

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28 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Superman Returns (2006)

Superman has seen the aftermath of world destruction, and he's come back with a perspective not quite so boldly idealistic or pompously ideological.

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Julie Roberts: Men and Mascara

Rich with melody and dark with possibilities, Julie Roberts' voice has a depth and a reach that cannot be denied.

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28 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Strangers with Candy (2006)

Jerri Blank repeatedly acts like a feral white trash child, a sort of spiteful id.

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Corinne Bailey Rae: Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae has the right ingredients but the wrong recipe on debut.

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Nick Castro and the Young Elders: Come Into Our House

Oud, saz, mbira, tabla drums... a UN yard sale? Nope, another world-spanning album from Nick Castro.

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28 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Slobberbone is no more. 'Twas a good band, but three-quarters of Slobberbone are back in The Drams for some dram good and appealing Americana numbers.

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28 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Rye Coalition: Curses

It's been five years in the making . . . was it worth the wait?

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El Da Sensei: The Unusual

El drops rhymes with wisdom that could only be gained through years of experience.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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