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Parke Puterbaugh  |  Dec 14, 2005  |  0 comments
Prairie Wind Reprise
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In typical yin-yang fashion, Neil Young follows a rockier, more offbeat p
Billy Altman  |  Dec 03, 2006  |  0 comments
Continuum Aware/Columbia
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With last year's power-trio live CD, Try!, John Mayer
Ken Richardson  |  Sep 03, 2007  |  0 comments

Jeff Perlah  |  Apr 19, 2011  |  0 comments

Sure, it’s great when one musician can collaborate with another in a faraway country and end up with something impressive — even when the two never spend any time together in a studio. The wonders of the digital age have made it easy to carry on long-distance recording relationships.

Parke Puterbaugh  |  Jul 21, 2008  |  0 comments
Def Jam
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For the second album in a row, this long-lived Philadelphia crew has branched into more strident, politically mi

Mike Mettler  |  Nov 20, 2012  |  0 comments

Original Studio Album Remasters Stereo Vinyl Box Set

The Holy Vinyl Grail, Part 1 officially arrived in stores November 13. I was blessed to get the Beatles’ original studio album remasters stereo vinyl box delivered to me a full month early, and I still feel that I haven’t spent enough time with the 14 albums contained therein.

Parke Puterbaugh  |  Feb 03, 2006  |  0 comments
29 Lost Highway
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Ryan Adams released three albums in 2005, a remarkable statistical feat but not
Rob O'Connor  |  Jan 28, 2007  |  0 comments
Wincing the Night Away Sub Pop
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The Shins graduated quickly to ultra-hip status after Natalie P
Leslie Shapiro  |  Jul 21, 2011  |  0 comments

Sad news in the headlines this week. We all mourn the passing of Borders Books, not just one of the last megabooksellers, but one of the last that also sold music. Who’s to blame? I blame my mom.

Robert Ripps  |  Dec 10, 2001  |  0 comments

Tune in a classical FM radio station or attend a symphony orchestra concert, and chances are you'll hear very little music composed after 1900.

Brett Milano  |  May 09, 2006  |  0 comments
I'm a Mountain Cold Snap/Zoë/Rounder
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Many of Sarah Harmer's current fans don't know that she use
Parke Puterbaugh  |  Apr 04, 2007  |  0 comments
We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank Epic
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Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock is the sort of person who isn&#
Billy Altman  |  Feb 26, 2009  |  0 comments
Blue Corn
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She's been recording for a decade, but Texas singer/songwriter Ruthie Foster was a fairly well-kept secret on the folk/
Robert Ripps  |  Nov 12, 2007  |  0 comments