Tag Archives: alt-country

250 Word album review: Massy Ferguson – Run It Right Into The Wall

This kind of twang you wouldn’t expect to come out of Seattle. The band’s northwest leanings do explain the heavier guitar driven sound though. With the thick, Jay Farrar sounding vocals it would always be difficult for the group to … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Robbie Fulks – Upland Stories

Robbie Fulks flexes his alt-country versatility on Upland Stories. He can turn up the twang with banjo laden tunes or put together a soothing vocal performance adorned by hesitant acoustic strums. Possibly the most striking thing about this album is … 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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VOT Compilation: The Best of… Lucinda Williams

Here is the custom artwork for the 10th Vocals On Top best of compilation, for Lucinda Williams. The songs range from her whole catalog including her latest single off the recently released album “Where The Spirit Meets Bone.”

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Album at a glance: Sexwolph – Twang As Fuck

With a name like Sexwolph you might expect an industrial death metal sound that will make you damage your speakers but the group is actually more inspired by fragile, old-school country. Complete with heartbreak and steel guitars, this is more … Continue reading

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