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250 Word album review: Beth Bombara – Map & No Direction

Beth Bombara is a midwest songstress in the vein of Lucinda Williams and with the delivery of Aimee Mann. Her latest release “Map & No Direction” finds her skillfully weaving her way in and out of soul searching numbers while … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Taj Mahal -Labor of Love

Everyone knows what Taj Mahal brings to the table. There won’t be many surprises but you still know it will be quality. One of the most experienced bluesmen in history keeps on track with his 47th album Labor of Love. … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Yawpers – American Man

The Yawpers are well on their way to being your favorite band. Their association with Bloodshot Records makes comparisons to Scott H. Biram a given but The Yawpers have a full band behind their sound. Biram is pretty rowdy by … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Bottle Rockets – South Broadway Athletic Club

  This is the blue-collar record of the year. The Bottle Rockets have really always been a blue-collar band. They have sung about the glory of sports, the bliss of Sundays and the torture of going to work. “South Broadway Athletic … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Matthew Coman – Crooked Moon

Matthew Coman explores some folk ambitions on his new album “Crooked Moon.” Whether it is the country tinged “I’d Love To Stick Around” or the Dylan-esque “Not Talking Anymore” you can feel the singer/songwriter in Coman thriving. “Ol’ Danny” is … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Tracy Huffman and the Walking Sticks

Tracy Huffman can really write a song, this album proves it. If you know Huffman this record is not much new to you with only 4 are new tracks. The songs do sound different though, they are very loose and … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Have Gun, Will Travel – Science From An Easy Chair

Have Gun, Will Travel are no strangers to making music at this point with several albums under their belt. When you are good musicians who can write good songs you need to keep yourself interested in what you are doing. … Continue reading

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