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250 word album review: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – The Nashville Sound

Jason Isbell has watched his career simply skyrocket since that day he split from the Drive-By Truckers. Now he finds himself with more success than that band all together. He is making great sounding records in big studios, is a … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Cory Branan – Adios

Cory Branan is an outlaw in pedestrian clothes. He shows more versatility than ever before on his new record “Adios” as he navigates through his past trying to figure out how he got where he is now. In the end it’s … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Esmé Patterson – We Were Wild

Esmé Patterson takes you a little off guard at first. Her music is mellow but there is plenty of interesting guitar play throughout her album “We Were Wild” and the songs  consistently settle into good rocking grooves. On the album opener “Feel … Continue reading

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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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The Vinyl Corner: The Very Best of The Everly Brothers

Artist: The Everyly Brothers Album: The Very Best of (1976) Purchased at: Hunterland Mall (St. Joseph, MO) for $2 The Everly Brothers are one of those bands that you probably know their songs, even if you think you don’t. There’s … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Corner: The Replacements – Hootenanny

Artist: The Replacements Album: Hootenanny (1983) Purchased at: Gift from a friend The Replacements are essential rock and roll. The band started its path of destruction in the 1980s and their influence has been heavily felt since that time. Their … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Corner: Dan Mariska and the Boys Choir – Bummer Songs

Artist: Dan Mariska & The Boys Choir Album: Bummer Songs (2013) Purchased at: Live show at Rendezvous (St. Joseph, MO) for $15 Dan Mariska and his band passed through St. Joe last year, hitting The Rendezvous with touring partners See … Continue reading

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