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January Music!

First round for the year, and we are off to a great start! Grace Cummings – Refuge Cove Genre: Bob Dylan, basically Rating: 6/10 Commentary: What a great voice. Hopefully the next album will be slightly less directly from the Dylan playbook. Listen here           Saariselka – The Ground Our Sky… Read More »

Best Folk/Country Albums 2019

Here are my top ten. 10. Michaela Anne – Desert Dove Listen here               9. Dori Freeman – Every Single Star Listen here               8. Justin Townes Earl- The Saint of Lost Causes Listen here               7.… Read More »

Best Albums 2019

Here are the overall top 10 for 2019. 10. Gloryhammer – Legends From Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex Genre: Intergalactic Symphonic Metal Listen: here.             9. The Cranberries – In the End Genre: Rock Listen: here.             8. The Comet is Coming – Trust in The… Read More »

December Music Roundup

This is the last of the year! Itasca – Smooth Genre: smooth Rating: 7/10 Commentary: Vaporous mood music Listen here           Víkingur Ólafsson- Back Reworks (Part 2) Genre: Classical Rating: 8/10 Commentary: What is going on here? Does he have a microphone inside the sound box? Listen here      … Read More »

November Music Roundup

Is it cheating to write this in December? We are getting to the end of the year and the new releases velocity is dying down as everyone indulges in “end of year” and “end of decade” list buiding. Girl Band – The Talkies Genre: screechy little knife blades. Rating: 8/10 Commentary: My favorite punk rock album… Read More »

Sturgill Simpson – Sound and Fury

Genre: Rock Format Reviewed: Spotify 320 kbps Rating: 7/10 Commentary: Lazy? Controversial? Whiny? Self-indulgent? You get to decide. It rocks right along though. More info: here. Listen: here.

Angie McMahon – Salt

Genre: Rock Format Reviewed: Spotify 320 kbps Rating: 9.5/10 Commentary:If you listen to this album just once you will blow it off. If you keep listening… well so far this is the best album of the year for me. More info: here. Listen: here.

October Music Roundup

So much music, so little time. Here’s a round-up. Clairo – Immunity Genre: lo fi pop. with some autotune. Rating: 7.5/10 Commentary: Grows on you. Listen here           Chuck Hawthorne- Fire Out of Stone Genre: Country Rating: 7/10 Commentary: Not as good as his debut album, but still great Listen here  … Read More »