Americana’s Molly Tuttle keeps the energy as high as always. Crooked Tree might have felt like a peak, but with City of Gold, Tuttle continues her ascent.
Natalie Merchant’s title says it all, Keep Your Courage. The beauty of the songs offers solace more than anguish, and changes can be hopeful.
Compared to earlier Wilco back-catalog reissues this beefed-up Yankee Hotel Foxtrot suffers somewhat from a case of “more isn’t always more”.
If jazz is America’s only original art form, Tigran Hamasyan shows that these excavations are still as relevant today as they were when they first appeared.
More than 50 years since they last recorded together, Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder reunite for a tribute to blues heroes Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee.
Molly Tuttle brings in high-powered guests for Crooked Tree, a wide-ranging collection of excellent bluegrass and folk songs, but she’s the star of the show.
Hurray for the Riff Raff’s new songs explore different survival strategies one can take to endure and thrive during our short Life on Earth.
Punch Brothers interpret bluegrass guitarist Tony Rice’s 1983 brilliant album, Church Street Blues. It’s a fascinating project and a rewarding listen.