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250 Word Album Review: Will Johnson – Scorpion

Will Johnson releases solo records when he isn’t releasing an album in one of the many bands he is in. Scorpion is his third proper solo album and comes nine years after his last. This record is not much different … Continue reading

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Career In Album Artwork: Will Johnson

I’ve spoke before about how busy of a guy Will Johnson is… Centro-matic, South San Gabriel, New Multitudes, Monsters of Folk, etc. You’ll find none of that here. This graphic focuses on his solo work’s album covers. It all started … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Will Johnson Living Room Show, Kansas City, KS 5-19-12

Will Johnson has a voice and music set perfectly for the most intimate of shows. There is no environment more intimate than being in your own living room. Johnson has decided to tour and forgo public venues and go straight … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Yim Yames, Anders Parker – New Multitudes

New Multitudes is Mermaid Avenue Volume 3, Woody Guthrie lyrics put to music by current artists. Instead of Wilco and Billy Bragg who did Volumes 1 and 2, this collection is put together by Jay Farrar (Uncle Tupelo, Son Volt) Will Johnson … Continue reading

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Vocals on Top’s Top 10 albums of 2011

1. Tom Waits – Bad As Me Tom Waits should be a national treasure. He creates some of the most unique and creative music I’ve ever heard. He does have legions of fans and it seems everybody loved Bad As … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Centro-matic / Polica at the Record Bar, Kansas City, MO 11/10/11

Centro-matic is one of the most unique acts a person can see live. Their sound is distinctly different than any other band out there. Will Johnson’s vocals can’t really be fairly compared to any of his peers. The Johnson led band have … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Centro-Matic – Candidate Waltz

Candidate Waltz is Centro-Matic’s 9th full length release depending on what you count as albums by them. They have had tons of side projects, solo albums and EPs in that span as well. Lead Singer and mastermind Will Johnson trots … Continue reading

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