Tag: alt-country

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Drew Kennedy, “At Home in the Big Lonesome”

Singer-songwriter Drew Kennedy’s eighth album, At Home In The Big Lonesome, was not an easy undertaking. The first day of recording...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Pinkerton Raid, “Tolerance Ends, Love Begins”

This musical collective, The Pinkerton Raid, from Durham, North Carolina, offers up their third album, Tolerance Ends, Love Begins and it...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Dangermuffin, “Heritage”

This sixth album from Charleston, South Carolina’s Dangermuffin, is a revelation.  Heritage is a fine, warm piece of work and it...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Travis Linville, “Up Ahead”

Norman, Oklahoma native Travis Linville has been around for twenty years and for all intents and purposes, this latest album – his...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Romantica, “Shadowlands”

The first thing you notice upon first listen to Shadowlands, the newest release from Minnesota’s Romantica, is the quiet and...

Album Reviews, Music, New Artists

Album Review: Girls on Grass, “Girls on Grass”

This quartet who call Brooklyn home are not what one would expect from the borough’s “indie scene”; rather, they’ve...

Album Reviews, Music

ALBUM REVIEW: FREAKWATER, “Scheherazade”

Not new to any scene; in fact, been missing in action for over a decade, Freakwater return with their new album, Scheherazade.  A...

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ALBUM REVIEW: JARED RABIN, “Something Left To Say”

Call it what you will – “alt country”, “americana” and any amount of hyperbole, but Jared Rabin’s debut...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Ryan Adams, Massey Hall, Toronto, 11/12/14

Nearly a decade removed from Ryan Adams’s most prolific year, when he released three full-lengths over seven months (while leaving...

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ALBUM REVIEW: John Velghe & The Prodigal Sons, “Organ Donor Blues”

It makes me feel good to know that there is this whole new crop of musicians from the mid-West releasing quality music.  I’ve had...