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Bill Callahan's 'Gold Record' Offers Snapshots of Moments in Time

Former Smog songsmith Bill Callahan offers sparse and dry-recorded acoustic portraits on Gold Record.

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Bill Callahan: Apocalypse

Bill Callahan makes a record best experienced in the desert sun, worn leather boots on your feet and a lump in your throat.

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Breathe Owl Breathe: Magic Central

Quirky workhorse indie-folk band land a cut above contemporaries like Horse Feathers and Bowerbirds in this engaging and unique label debut.

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Various Artists: Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox

Jeff Mangum, Yo La Tengo, Will Oldham, Stephin Merritt, the Mountain Goats, the late Jay Reatard, and dozens more pay tribute to one of the best songwriters no one has ever heard of -- and what a joy it is to listen to.

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Bill Callahan: Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle

As if in an attempt to gain the attributes of the album’s namesake bird, the songs on Eagle feel like they’re rising on thermals, shifting and soaring effortlessly where the wind takes them. And occasionally they dive right for your throat.

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The Swell Season + Bill Callahan

Anyone that’s ever stepped foot in Nashville, Tennessee knows the Ryman Auditorium is a place of myth, magic, and miracles.

John Bohannon
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Bill Callahan

Free of his smog. moniker, Bill Callahan searches for new ground on which to lay his guitar and shaker. The question: can he survive the search, and, if he does, is there any uncharted land left?

Vijith Assar
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Bill Callahan: Woke on a Whaleheart

Callahan ditches the Smog moniker and delivers a surprisingly upbeat collection, though one that in the end feels a little slight.


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