Tag Archives: Americana

DESOLATION SOUND – Silver Rain

February 17, 2024

Robo Jack 2023 Outlining a new story, Friday Harbor friends find fiery emotions as proof of the future. One year can bring on significant changes. If the Washington ensemble’s 2003 album was all about establishing their name and place on … Continue reading

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DESOLATION SOUND – Salish Rock

July 3, 2023

Robo Jack 2023 Out of the Gateway to San Juan Island and into the mainland, American collective try and find an aural color of their own. If this platter’s title should serve as a geographical pointer set to locate its … Continue reading

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ROBIN LANE – Dirt Road To Heaven

June 29, 2023

Red On Red 2022 Veteran of rustic delights searches for celestial highs while keeping her light feet attached to the ground. Americana is too broad a genre to embrace its entire spectrum within a single album’s borders, but some lesser … Continue reading

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MICHAEL VINCENT – Electric Fox

May 21, 2023

Angel Blossom 2023 A stalwart of San Francisco roots scene casts a glance over his shoulder to harvest the finest fruits of recent oeuvre. He might have been releasing records for almost three decades now, yet it’s the last few … Continue reading

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GRIFF PETERS – Canyons And Waves

April 22, 2023

Impropriety 2022 A quietly disturbing paean to the precious art of living from a San Diego minstrel. Even knowing that this singer-songwriter graduated from Berklee – an oxymoron of sorts – can’t prepare the listener for surprises that are concealed … Continue reading

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