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Edward David Anderson - "Lower Alabama: The Loxley Sessions" Review PLUS Video

Edward David Anderson Lower Alabama: The Loxley Sessions Bloomington, IL (Royal Potato Family) With a vocal timbre as husky as a cornfield, along with sharply crafted songs, Anderson’s latest release is by far his boldest. Produced by Anderson’s neighbor, multi-instrumentalist and former sideman to Neil Young, Anthony Crawford, the record captures an organic and timeless […]Read More »

WATCH new Dave Rawlings Machine Video PLUS "Nashville Obsolete" Review

Dave Rawlings Machine Nashville Obsolete Nashville, TN (Acony Records) Since 1996, Rawlings and Gillian Welch have created a catalog of the best, most creative acoustic-based records based in the American tradition of the past 20 years. Their reputation, based on their first two albums, tends to be frozen like a Walker Evans photograph; rural, traditional, […]Read More »

ARCH Gallery: The Best Acoustic Venue in Boston

(Wish by Matthew Keller) The beautiful ladies of Arch Gallery have a keen eye when it comes to procuring art that is nothing short of visually stunning. Last weekend, Nikki Dessingue and Amyko Ishizaki kicked off their first annual Holiday Bizarre and Acoustic Series. Their opening reception was the perfect display of modest grandeur; a cozy and […]Read More »

Quick Pick: The Currys - "Follow"

The Currys Follow Charlottesville, VA (Self-released) Follow by The Currys Brothers Jimmy and Tommy Curry, and their cousin Galen, are dynamic performers, and their full-length debut is proof that they are onto something here. Whether they are singing about a destructive relationship on the rollicking bluegrass opener “Wrecking Ball,” or waxing philosophical about living life […]Read More »

Hayley Reardon - "Wayfindings" Review

“Brilliantly moving folk/pop with lyrical depth and soul” In 2012, teenage singer/songwriter Hayley Reardon was named Bostonian of the year by The Boston Globe and released her stunning debut Where the Artists Go. Reardon has returned with her newest EP, Wayfindings, which highlights her folk/acoustic/pop sensibilities. At the tender age of 17, Reardon exhibits seasoned […]Read More »

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