Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Review: Dry The River – Shallow Bed

So what is folk? Many have debated the issue, and on the basis of their debut long player, Dry The River don't know either,...

Review: Alabama Shakes – Manchester Central Methodist Hall

In life, there are gigs that come and go, and gigs that blow your socks off and remain in the back of your mind...

Review: Mumford And Sons – Babel

  Well here it is, the boys are back, and I can't think of any album that has been more anticipated this year than the...

Review: Ben Howard – Burgh Island

Esmeralda begins the Burgh Island EP with a much darker tone than the Mercury Prize nominated Every Kingdom album. The vast contrast is not only heard...

Review: Laura Marling – Once I Was An Eagle

You'd be hard pushed to find a more prominent folk musician in the British music industry than Laura Marling, and she has long since...

Album Review: Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color

The sound and color of the latest Alabama Shakes release may not lure fans as much as their first record did, but this new...

Album Review: Bob Weir – Blue Mountain

Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead, in collaboration with Josh Ritter and members of The National (namely Josh Kaufman, producer), has released a beautiful...

Album Review: Nick Mulvey – Wake Up Now

All Hail King Nick; returned to the spotlight, following a whirlwind couple of years, with a second album and first born child in tow,...

Live Review: Steve Earle’s Annual Winter Residency w/ Jonathan Russell –...

If you’re in NYC this January and haven’t hit up Nashville country singer/songwriter Steve Earle’s residency at City Winery, you’re making a very big...

Live Review: Jim James – Rough Trade, NYC

When Jim James announces a secret, intimate venue show the day before, the hopes are set high for the new batch of tunes that...