Tag Archives: Americana

CLAIRE HAMILL – A Pocket Full Of Love Songs

January 28, 2023

Cherry Red 2022 You know how ladies are: smiling her blues away, British songstress reaches into one’s soul to bring tomorrow’s sunshine back. In the early ’70s, at seventeen, with a string of scintillating folk-informed numbers, she was the belle … Continue reading

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JUSTIN SALADINO BAND – Honest Lies

November 13, 2022

Justin Saladino Band 2022 In search of truth and the ways to conceal it, Canadian axeman ventures across stylistic frontiers and locates new scents beyond the pale. Without overtly stating so, Justin Saladino seems to have closed the first, decade-long … Continue reading

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JEFF COTTON – The Fantasy Of Reality

November 2, 2022

Madfish 2022 Stripping the disguise of “Trout Mask Replica” to reveal his true face, veteran six-stringer releases a solo debut. If the fretboard in the skies on the cover of this platter looks like a stairway to heaven, that’s the … Continue reading

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THE NEYBAS – Sunshine Hotel

September 26, 2022

The Neybas 2022 Connecticut collective throw a party in the ghostly ‘hood that never sleeps – or not allowed to drowse. This crew may not make life easy for any player by virtually squatting in a titular decrepit inn to … Continue reading

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SU ANDERSSON – Brave

August 8, 2022

Roots & Ramblers 2022 Swedish chanteuse delivers a series of odes to our post-pandemic outlook to capture its spirit with her architect eye. Sculpting a song out of ether may be akin to structuring a building but Su Andersson seems … Continue reading

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