REVIEW: The Waterboys “Where The Action Is” Best Album of the Year?

On May 24, The Waterboys released Where the Action Is, their thirteenth album (fifteenth if you count Mike Scott’s solo branded records from the 90s). Discovering wonderful music from a new artist creates a sense of excitement (and sometimes heartache) that we all live for. When I heard, for example, Twenty Something by The Schuberts […]

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Artist Essay – The Long Story of Writing No Place to Go – The First Single From The Innocent Bystanders Upcoming Album – Book of Life

I know that there are people who just write songs. Write them by the dozens, record them, and try to sell them for placements in movies and TV shows or to independent film makers. I admire these song writers. I’m jealous. I’d love to do what they do. But I can’t. I’m at the opposite […]

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REVIEW: The Avett Brothers’ “Closer Than Together” is Americana Headliners of the First Order

The Avett Brothers’ hotly anticipated release Closer Than Together (Republic) hit the streets October 4th.  Out of the gate, or should I say the cannon, it’s freaking London Calling to the faraway towns. “Bleeding White” launches this album like a Saturn 5. A scorching guitar solo rips a hole in your heart with a tone straight out […]

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