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Carrellee’s Ethereal Entrance
Jan29

Carrellee’s Ethereal Entrance

We review Carrellee’s newbie Carrellee – Photo: John Hart Carrellee ‘Once There Was’ Out 14 February 2020 By Rob Dickens Carrellee’s full-length debut Once There Was unlocks many treasures – elegant vocals and smooth acoustic guitar adorned with grace and precision by striking electric and pedal-steel guitar. There is a calm shimmer in the arrangements which fits perfectly as the artist takes us on a...

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Albums of the Month – January 2020
Jan01

Albums of the Month – January 2020

our top picks for Jan 2020 The SteelDrivers – Photo: Anthony Scarlatti Top New Releases – January 2020 Marcus King El Dorado Easy Eye Sound 17 January 2020 After becoming a guitar phenomenon at 23 years of age and two official releases under the Marcus King Band moniker, King is issuing his debut solo album El Dorado, to be released January 17, 2020. While a cracking guitarist, it is his soaring, soulful vocals that...

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Best Albums 2019
Dec30

Best Albums 2019

Our annual top 20 plus more Photo: LTTL Introduction Welcome to our Best Of Vol VII. I am writing this on the penultimate day of the year. I like to leave my final evaluation of the year’s music until the very latest because (1) I insist on taking up the maximum time to get to hear as much music as possible and (2) the last two weeks around the holidays tend to be quieter as a lot of publicists and record labels have packed up,...

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This Week – Doucet, Moreland, McNeil, White, F/Collective, King, Town Mountain
Dec19

This Week – Doucet, Moreland, McNeil, White, F/Collective, King, Town Mountain

catch the latest news, reviews Fireside Collective – Photo: LTTL Marcus King Marcus King has shared a new, vintage soul song “One Day She’s Here”. The new track was written by King, Dan Auerbach and Pat McLaughlin and features drummer Gene Chrisman, keyboardist Bobby Wood and bassist Dave Roe, legendary musicians who have graced classic recordings by the likes of Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin and Elvis Presley. “One Day...

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Latest News – Ritter, MO, Baylor, Cousins, Siskind, Doores and Erelli
Dec12

Latest News – Ritter, MO, Baylor, Cousins, Siskind, Doores and Erelli

Happenings for this week Mandolin Orange – Photo: LTTL Josh Ritter Josh Ritter – Photo: David McClister Josh Ritter’s stunning new song “The Gospel of Mary”, featuring The Milk Carton Kids, has just debuted. The track was recorded in Los Angeles during the summer of 2019. “I wrote “The Gospel of Mary” last summer, but returned to it, added to it, amended it, and basically worried over it like an injury....

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Albums of the Month – Dec 2019
Nov29

Albums of the Month – Dec 2019

our top picks for the month Chris Knight – Photo: LTTL Top New Releases – December 2019 By Rob Dickens Zachary Lucky Midwestern Independent October 18 2019 Zachary Lucky’s fourth release Midwestern is a study in simplicity and artfulness. This Saskatchewan joins the ranks of artists from that area that are producing excellent work, such as Colter Wall, Kacy and Clayton, as well as Belle Paine. The themes here are of...

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