REVIEW: Buck Meek’s “Two Saviors” Reveals Its Worlds Only Slowly

On January 15, Buck Meek released his second full length solo album, Two Saviors. My 20-something daughter, knowing my tastes better than I do, recommended I check it out. Now, my daughter has impeccable taste in music. Unfortunately, I don’t. So, I have only myself to blame when my initial reaction to Two Saviors was […]

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REVIEW: Marjorie “A Growing Season” It’s the Blues, I Think It’s Going Around

A Growing Season is a breathtaking debut album by Seamus McMahon. Released in June 2020, it’s a true solo effort in which McMahon wrote, sang, and played all the instruments on every song. The project name, “Marjorie,” is the name of McMahon’s grandmother who owned the house in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, where he wrote and recorded […]

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Review: Nan Macmillan’s Debut EP “August and the in Between” Blurs the Borders of Americana, Folk, & Indie Rock

Fans of female singer-songwriters are going to love discovering Charlottesville-based Nan Macmillan’s first release August and the in Between. She explains that the record marks the passage of time between August 2017 and August 2019. It was a transformative period for her. Leaving Charlottesville, moving to Spain, and then returning to Virginia “to set down roots and figure out who […]

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