REVIEW: Robert Connely Farr’s “Dirty South Blues” Is Rhythmic Sludgy Grooves with Jimmy “Duck” Holmes

Robert Connely Farr’s recent release, “Dirty South Blues”, was recorded at the Rebeltone Ranch in Alberta, Canada. Just off the winding banks of the Oldman River, nestled in the frontier foothills of Lethbridge, the rustic Western Canadian studio is a far cry from the shallow swales and swamps of Farr’s birthplace, the Mississippi Delta. Backed […]

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REVIEW: “Live From the Ryman” by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Reproduces Fanboy (and Fangirl) Experience

Live albums are a tricky business. They’re made mainly for hardcore fans, they rarely contain new music, and they attempt the impossible – reproducing the concert experience on the listener’s turntable or smartphone. Can’t be done. With that being said…a live album CAN serve as an approximation of an amazing musical evening. Live From the […]

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REVIEW: The Chairman Dances’ “Child of My Sorrow” is Intelligent, Well-Composed Indie Rock

If you’re looking for a change of pace from the Americana bubble, The Chairman Dances makes exciting indie rock with innovative lyrical structures. On Child of My Sorrow, songwriter Eric Krewson frequently abandons traditional verse structure, instead writing many of his songs in the form of paragraphs. Thus, Krewson’s songs, rather than taking the more […]

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