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Here are my favorite albums of the year. Leave a comment with your favorites. The Black Keys – El Camino Dawes – Nothing Is Wrong Jason Isbell – Here We Rest Feist – Metals Bon Iver Deer Tick – Divine Providence Middle Brother The Decemberists – The King Is Dead Ryan Adams – Ashes and […]

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Here are my favorite albums of the year. Enjoy! Band of Horses – Infinite Arms Bobby Bare, Jr – A Storm, A Tree, My Mother’s Head John Mellencamp – No Better Than This Josh Ritter – So Runs The World Away Justin Townes Earle – Harlem River Blues Laura Marline – I Speak Because I […]

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Cinnamon Chasers won best video for “Luv Deluxe” at SXSW 2010.

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This is from an interesting BBC show titled “The Story of the Guitar.” Turn up the volume (you’ll notice on the video app it goes to 11).

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The Avett Brother’s new album “I and Love and You” is a masterpiece. There, I said it. Before you read on you really should hear it for yourself. Understand, its gets better with repeat listens, so go now go buy it and then come back again. See? This is a great album. I just listened […]

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Here are some records I’ve enjoyed and can recommend from the first half of 2009. Wilco – Wilco (The Album) Son Volt – American Dust Central Bill Callahan – Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle The Decemberists – The Hazards of Love Booker T – Potato Hole Tim Easton – Porcupine Ryan Bingham & […]

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I have a great new find to report, the band Minky Starshine and their debut album “Unidentified Hit Record.” As the blog Captains Dead extols: just about every track on here is hook-laden power pop goodness that, in a perfect world, would and could dominate the airwaves of your local top 40. Agreed. Give it […]

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Yesterday’s New York Times profiled a band from Ohio called the Heartless Bastards. Sounded interesting. So I opened lala.com and clicked on their 2006 album All This Time. Wow. I may have found a new obsession. Erika Wennerstrom leads this trio with a deep, powerful voice built for belting rock songs. The NYT profile described […]

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Another year, another music list. Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago Tift Merritt – Another Country The Raconteurs – Consolers Of The Lonely Centro-matic / South San Gabriel – Dual Hawks Hayes Carll – Trouble in Mind Jollie Holland – Living & The Dead Neil Young – Chrome Dreams II Ryan Adams & The […]

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