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Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

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Whatever else might be said, there’s absolutely nothing counterfeit or fake about this latest release from Campbell and Williams. Following their previous lauded, eponymous offering, the pair have delivered an … Read more

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Whitney Rose

To live a balanced life, Alcoholics Anonymous’ Rule 62 sagely suggests, “Don’t take yourself too damn seriously.” Regardless that Whitney Rose exists by that philosophy, she obviously took the recording … Read more

Chris Pierce

Going to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, to lovingly record 12 covers of vintage soul/R&B classics clearly had a profound effect on singer/songwriter Chris Pierce. It was a pilgrimage to a holy … Read more

The Wailin’ Jennys

In the dark stillness of their a cappella version of the traditional hymn “Old Churchyard” which opens The Wailin’ Jennys’ new album Fifteen, the rapturous harmonies of Nicky Mehta, Ruth … Read more

Joshua Davis

Listening to The Way Back Home is like walking down a long dirt road; it’s meandering and mellow, and you won’t be in a hurry to reach the end. For … Read more

Art Garfunkel

Perhaps instead of “The Singer,” vocal legend Art Garfunkel should be henceforth known as “The Wordsmith.” Garfunkel is clearly enamored with and by words, and in his unorthodox new semi-memoir, … Read more

Robert Plant

The world is peppered with musical magpies: musicians who are ever-searching, listening for new, refreshingly interesting rhythms and tones, the next nugget of aural treasure lurking just around the corner. … Read more

Chris “Bad News” Barnes

Chris “Bad News” Barnes is pretty much an elemental force, a guy of unexpected musical tastes, thoughts and interests. Often, and certainly self-billed, as the King of Hokum, Barnes is … Read more

Calico The Band

  Built around the songwriting and gorgeous vocals of Mander Mosher and Kirsten Proffit, Calico The Band proudly carries the torch of California country rock. Working with a hand-picked group … Read more

Ranky Tanky

Down in the lowlands of South Carolina there is a quintet making their own unique noise. Building on the West African language of Gullah, which means “a people blessed by … Read more