Author: Jonathan Frahm

Album | Jealous of the Birds – Parma Violets

Though her musical career has been birthed from out of folk roots, Irish singer-songwriter Naomi Hamilton paints a much broader picture than any particular genre could dare to encapsulate in Jealous of the Birds’ Parma Violets. On Parma Violets, Hamilton…

Album | Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros – PersonA

If Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros were to be described in a single word, that word would be communal. Whether considering singalong, clap-along anthems ranging from the seminal “Home” to lesser-known burners like “They Were Wrong”, Alex Ebert’s brainchild…

Album | Loretta Lynn – Full Circle

Of all of the clichés that plague the ears since birth for the majority of us fine denizens of Earth, one old saying that rings the most true is “Age is just a number.” At 83 years young, Loretta Lynn…