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Wooden Wand: Clipper Ship

A sea change for James Toth with its altered origin and minimalist compositions, Clipper Ship is an opus of restraint.

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Wooden Wand: Blood Oaths of the New Blues

The space around these songs belies Toth's focus on the past and implies it is ever-fading, further away today than it was yesterday.

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Wooden Wand: Briarwood (Deluxe Edition)

While an extra disc of demos might seem to be an interesting counterpart to an album already making the rounds, coming just five months after the initial release of said album might have fans wondering what, exactly, is the point?

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Wooden Wand & the Briarwood Virgins: Briarwood

Whether this is a fleeting experiment or a new direction in his music, it's nice to see James Jackson Toth in this spot, where the past finally seems passed, and the future is bright, if still uncertain.

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Wooden Wand: James and the Quiet

James Toth releases his final album as Wooden Wand. Consider this slab of folk-rock an extended meditation on the meaning of meaning. Or call it a transitional album.

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