Category: Records

Album | Hurray for the Riff Raff – The Past is Still Alive

In a recording studio in Durham, NC just one month shy of losing their father, Aylnda Segarra – the songwriter behind the monicker of Hurray for the Riff Raff – committed to tape the most personal album they’d made to…

Album | Grandaddy  – Blu Wav

Grandaddy main man Jason Lytle has always had a country heart, notwithstanding the skateboarding and DIY punk origins of his band’s taped-together indie rock.  Their sixth album is the one on which Lytle gives in to pedal steel and the…

Album | Frontier Ruckus – On the Northline

In their first album since the acclaimed Enter the Kingdom in 2017, Michigan’s alternative folk trio Frontier Ruckus – comprised of singer-songwriter-guitarist Matthew Milia, banjo player David Jones, and multi-instrumentalist Zachary Nichols – return in full force with On the…

Album | Itasca – Imitation of War

In the four years since Itasca’s Spring the world has changed completely, so there may be no antecedents for Imitation of War. It is an electric album, but one with a delicacy unlike anything else heard this year. It exists out of time…

Album | The Miserable Rich – Overcome

Tough times can overcome you, and they can be overcome. Every story is different, but the chances of finding a way through are much stronger with the love and support of family and friends. And that was the backdrop for…

Album | Mol Sullivan – Goose

The gestation period of a goose is 28 days. Mol Sullivan’s first album, Goose, needed to gestate a bit longer. Quite a bit longer, 15 years to be exact. She had to deal with a decade-long affair, not with a…

Album | Chatham County Line – Hiyo

Since rising from the ashes of previous band Stillhouse a quarter of a century ago, Chatham County Line have been presenting their modern take on the bluegrass tradition to a devoted fan base across the world. Hiyo is their 11th…

EP | Basia Bartz – Out of the Woods

A whisper of wind through the trees, leaves rustling underfoot, a crackling fire, the smell of dirt after the rain. Mother Nature is a thread that weaves through Out of the Woods, a collaboration between Polish singer-songwriter Basia Bartz and…

Album | Eric Schaffer & the Other Troublemakers – Dry Lightning

Eric Schaffer sunk his roots into Southern Arizona’s robust Americana scene around a decade ago. He and his band, the Other Troublemakers, have since become standouts for their earthen, bluesy folk sound, running lockstep with the likes of Steve Earle.…

Album | All The Bees – All The Bees

All The Bee sneak up on you. While the music is quiet and seems unassuming, the effect it has takes hold and won’t let go. Kirsty McGee and Gitika Partington sing and play in ways that are outside of the…