Kyle Carey:

  Kyle Carey’s album The Art of Forgetting (World Music Network’s Riverboat Records) features a track with Rhiannon Giddens on vocal harmonies, and was produced by 4-time Grammy winner Dirk Powell.   An English-speaking American, Kyle Carey spent her early childhood in Alaska immersed in the Eskimo language of Yup’ik. Later, in Nova Scotia, she learned […]

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REVIEW: Jimbo Mathus “Solo Blues Guitar: Jimbo Mathus Performs Lucinda Williams’ Car Wheels on a Gravel Road”

Jimbo Mathus’ new release on the Solo Sounds label, Solo Blues Guitar: Jimbo Mathus Performs Lucinda Williams’ Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, is both exactly what its title says, and yet infinitely more. Lucinda Williams fans will groove on the solo blues guitar interpretation of one of her best albums, which is an unbelievable […]

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REVIEW: Mary Gauthier’s “Rifles & Rosary Beads”

Mary Gauthier’s Rifles & Rosary Beads (In the Black) is a breathtaking collection of heartbreaking, authentic songs co-written with American veterans and their families, through a project called Songwriting With Soldiers. Songwriting With Soldiers organizes songwriting workshop retreats during which the projects are initiated collaboratively, with the resulting albums available for a donation.   Michele […]

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REVIEW: Bloodshot’s “13 Days of Christmas” Is What You Hope For in Holiday Music

Bloodshot has given us what we’ve all been waiting for this holiday season, and released Bloodshot’s 13 Days of Christmas (Bloodshot Records) this November 2017. A mixture of traditional interpretations and wry originals, this is exactly what any music lover needs to make it through the holidays, from the malls and the traffic and the […]

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