On her last truly great album Hejira, Joni Mitchell designed a travelogue, awash with lush textures, and explored the implications of her lifelong itineracy.
You can't plan for songs to sync with world events but when they do, the results can be remarkable, as on Upstate's "Everything Changes".
Orchestral-indie torch-song chamber-folk? Time to break out your music genre thesaurus for this gorgeous, impeccably crafted gem from Steve Dawson & Funeral Bonsai Wedding.
Luke Winslow-King's Blue Mesa features his ever smoky vocals and sharp guitar playing while both lyrics and music ruminate deeply on inner journeying.
Maverick jazz guitarist Bill Frisell moved back to New York City and looked deep into his own catalog of tunes for a new solo guitar recording. Our interview.