Posted in February, 2018

More from February, 2018

Various Artists

Lying fallow for almost the entirety of 1966, save for silky, flowing gowns of singles like “Wait ‘Til Then” and “When I’m Alone” from classy singer Rita Doryse, Baltimore’s Ru-Jac … Read more

Folk Alliance International, Day One

Photos by Ebet Roberts It’s always a small shock to us jaded New Yorkers to arrive in Kansas City, where the city’s interesting architectural landscape glows brightly, lit in colorful … Read more

Big Star

Omnivore Recordings has released Big Star Live At Lafayette’s Music Room on CD, digitally, and for the first time, on a double L.P. This recording dates back to 1973 and … Read more

Nina Simone

There has been quite a bit of media attention, (both in print and film) in the past few years on the up and down controversial life of Nina Simone, who … Read more

The Reverend Shawn Amos

With so much going crazy in modern life, we can use a dose of real love to remind us what’s important. Why do people cling to divisiveness and hate? Shouldn’t … Read more

J.D. Wilkes

J.D. Wilkes has released Fire Dream, already sure to be one of the more interesting albums of 2018. Drawing deep from Appalachian springs and gypsy wells, Wilkes mashes roots to … Read more

The Swampers

Taking its title from a line in the Lynyrd Skynyrd hit “Sweet Home Alabama,” Muscle Shoals Has Got The Swampers, is a collection of 14 instrumental tracks that show why they … Read more

Caroline Cotter

Since her Back On The Train debut a decade ago, travel-inspired songstress Caroline Cotter has been traversing the world by foot, bicycle, trains, planes and automobiles; Seeking, finding, following her … Read more