Category: Records

Album | Sea Wolf – Through a Dark Wood (Deluxe Edition)

Everything changes over time. That’s certainly true for Sea Wolf’s Through a Dark Wood. Some of the pain has passed and now songs that didn’t make sense when the album was released in March of 2020 resonate differently. Eighteen months have…

Album | Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – Raise the Roof

Capturing magic in a bottle is hard, doing it twice is almost impossible. But that’s what Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have done with Raise the Roof. The first notes of ‘Quattro (World Drifts In)’ suggest that while it has taken…

Album | Devin Hoff – Voices from the Empty Moor (Songs of Anne Briggs)

Devin Hoff first heard Anne Briggs’ music about ten years ago, and that moment changed his life, leading him to spend thousands of hours listening to Briggs and eventually recording Voices from the Empty Moor (Songs of Anne Briggs). Striking a chord…

EP | Mr. Alec Bowman_Clarke – A Place Like Home

One of the few things that truly helped me through the first few months of the original lockdown all that time ago was Mr. Alec Bowman’s debut album I Used to be Sad but Then I Forgot – an album…

Album | Charissa Hoffman – Different View

Charissa Hoffman has spent the last ten years on the edge of breaking into the public conscience. From punk rock house shows to bluegrass festivals and rock clubs, the sixth generation musician and first ukulele principal to be accepted to Berklee…

Various | Home In This World – Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Ballads

Folk icon Woody Guthrie’s ground-breaking 1940 album ‘Dust Bowl Ballads’ has been reimagined by a cross-genre collective of artists selected by Randall Poster in a brand-new release as the record enters its eighty second year.  The ability to speak to…

Album | Billy Bragg – The Million Things That Never Happened

At the age of 63, Billy Bragg finds himself in an interesting place, one that he never expected to be in, documented on The Million Things That Never Happened. The thing is the Bragg we expect in some ways has never…

Premiere | Matthew Check – Sometimes a Woman

Matthew Check is as much an everyman as he is a chameleon. Throughout his long-standing career, the singer-songwriter has slipped into bluegrass clothes and Americana duds; he’s written Jewish music, children’s music, and music for just about anyone. You might…

Album | My Morning Jacket – My Morning Jacket

My Morning Jacket, the band’s self-titled new album is a lesson in inspiration. For a band that was on the verge of breaking up, playing together seemed to have lost much of the glow. However, a funny thing happened as they considered…