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250 word album review: Wayne Hancock – Slingin’ Rhythm

Wayne Hancock is going to give you a constant record every time out, without a doubt. “Slingin’ Rhythm” is no exception as he hammers out classic honky tonk with a virility that suggests he hasn’t been doing this for two decades … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Mike Doughty – The Heart Watches While the Brain Burns

It’s a bit of a mystery exactly why Mike Doughty’s music is so appealing. It just feels very authentic and original, he’s also a good songwriter but what it just might be is the way he sings. Not only is … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Todd Snider – Eastside Bulldog

Todd Snider is one of the most entertaining acts around. He puts on brilliant concerts and puts out great records. Lately he has experimented a little and it has had mixed results though. His two records with his supergroup Hard … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Hawk – I’m On Fire

Hawk wears their influences on their sleeve and there is nothing wrong with that. A ton of their sound is inspired by the classic rock roots many musicians have, Hawk just is very direct about them. On “Mother Road” you … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Ashley Raines – King of Nothin’

The black album cover should tell you a lot about what you need to know about Ashley Raines’ latest release. He has traditionally kept his album cover barren when it comes to his name and album title but this takes it to … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Jerry Forney – Ridin’ The Rails

Jerry Forney lives and breathes the blues but that isn’t all there is to him. You’ll find a fair share of country heart on his latest record “Ridin’ The Rails” as well. On “Down South” Forney throws down a straight … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Drive-By Truckers – American Band

The Drive-By Truckers are at a place in their career where they have built such a solid fan base that they can take some chances. On their 11th proper studio album they do take some chances, maybe not a ton … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Robert Finley – Age Don’t Mean A Thing

Robert Finley is as true of a modern blues artist as you will hear. His debut album “Age Don’t Mean A Thing” was recorded at age 62 and contains splashes of all the musical influences that you would expect. On the … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Jason Collett – Song and Dance Man

Jason Collett is a national treasure, the only problem is that that nation is Canada. His albums are always well put together and sound fresh. His latest effort Song and Dance Man is no different. It is a record to … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Sterling Witt – Satyagraha

Sterling Witt has a hippie mentality with a taste for grunge. He immerses himself in crunchy guitars reminiscent of the heydays of Bush and Stone Temple Pilots. His message is far closer to the mentality of John Lennon though. The … Continue reading

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