Category: Reviews

Album | Annie Dressner – Coffee At The Corner Bar

First, a disclaimer: Annie Dressner became a good friend after I first reviewed her for For Folk’s Sake, and I took part in her music video for ‘Pretend’, made under lockdown. Coffee At The Corner Bar is a continuing evolution…

Album | Team Love – Team Love

On the song ‘Vigil’, Ruby McGrath-Lester sighs “I was going to write a song for you / I thought it’s the least that I could do / But I am too damn livid to even think anymore.” It’s lucky that…

Album | Native Harrow – Closeness

Closeness can be a tall order, especially during the ongoing pandemic, but for Native Harrow Closeness is pretty much all there is. The clock is constantly moving ahead, but as singer Devin Tuel notes, “while the clock is moving, we can hold on…

EP | Neil Young – The Times

Having filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump for using ‘Rockin’ In The Free World’ at his campaign events without seeking permission, Neil Young has helpfully suggested a different tune the US President’s re-election campaign might want to consider. ‘Looking For…

Video | jefff – R U Hip 2 the Revolution

Yes, Key West singer-songwriter jefff’s stage name is written with three f’s. With that out of the way, it may now be elucidated that the Floridan artist is incorporating elements of reggae, funk, and folk into his music to communicate…

Album | Fay Hield – Wrackline

“We all search to connect with others – we are entranced by those we cannot connect with and find ways to tell their stories to explain our own.” – Fay Hield Wrackline is Fay Hield’s first release since 2016’s Old…

Album | Lucy Feliz – Last of the Sun

“Dreamers stuck in their song,” – this line is resounding in Lucy Feliz’s ‘Paradise’. Well, I wouldn’t mind being stuck in her songs awhile. Last of the Sun, the second album from the Brighton-based folk singer-songwriter, is full of sun,…

Album | The Sea The Sea – Stumbling Home

The Sea The Sea are in love with stillness and their third album, Stumbling Home, finds the discovering the beauty in the silence. The husband and wife team of Mira and Chuck Costa have found a way to capture the…

Album | H.C. McEntire – Eno Axis

When she finished a two-year tour with Angel Olsen, H.C. McEntire retreated to her farm by the Eno River in North Carolina. There, listening to the rhythms of life at home, she created Eno Axis, an album that reflects on a…