Tag: Calexico

Album | Calexico – Seasonal Shift

Christmas this year is going to look a little different to usual for obvious reasons. The good news is that, with the help of Calexico, it can sound a little bit different too. Swapping out the sleigh bells for mariachi…

Live | Cambridge Folk Festival 2019

‘Good to see you again, folks!’ read the screens next to stage one on Thursday, the opening evening of 2019’s Cambridge Folk Festival; a not unfounded assumption that audiences return year after year. Thursday night has traditionally been a soft…

Album | Calexico and Iron & Wine – Years To Burn

Fifteen years. So much changes in fifteen years. For Calexico and Iron & Wine, what’s changed is the nature of how they record. Years To Burn is a decidedly different beast than their 2005 collaboration In The Reins. There were…

Album | Calexico – Edge Of The Sun

In the nearly 20 years since their debut, Tucson group Calexico have made some outstanding albums, weaving together roots sounds, Americana and Tex-Mex. On their first album since 2012’s New Orleans-themed Algiers, they make what is (surprisingly, given their influences)…

Album | Tom Russell – Mesabi

A new Tom Russell album is always an event, and the veteran shows no signs of slowing down as he closes in on his seventh decade. And, from the rollicking ‘And God Created Border Towns’ and the title track to…