Monthly Archives: August 2008

Surfin’ Djangos – Go Man Go!

It's doubtful Django Reinhardt ever caught a wave to sit on top of the world. But as these two new CDs prove, Django's music...

David Grissom – Loud Music

When you've made your living and reputation as a hired gun, and finally decide to cut a solo album, what do you do? In...

Bo Ramsey – Fragile

New records from Bo Ramsey are always a treat. Best known as the guitarist for folk singer Greg Brown and his work with Lucinda...

Lee Rocker – Black Cat Bone

On his second record for Alligator, former Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker continues to show just how vital he was to that band's sound,...

Peter Case – Leet Us Now Praise Sleepy John

Peter Case has typically been thought of as a folksinger, and this record showcases that side of his talents. Except for a few songs,...

Eric Bibb – An Evening with Eric Bibb

Eric Bibb plays blues and folk with his own touch, and is one of t he most underrated acoustic artists making the rounds. On...

Steep Canyon Rangers – Lovin’ Pretty Women

The Steep Canyon Rangers are part of a new wave of young bluegrass bands that turn the energy past hot to fricassee. In 2006,...

Sam Baker – Pretty World

It's hard to classify Austin's Sam Baker as a singer/songwriter. Not because his songs are well-written - they're often brilliant, invariably memorable. But Baker's...

Rick McRae- Guitarland

The retitled version of Johnny Gimble's "Fiddlin' Around" ("Pickin' Around") is a clue, but just going by the repertoire here - encompassing Jobim, Bonfa,...

Boss Tweed – EP

Boss Tweed has taken rockabilly to the big city. The New York power trio was formed in 2004 with all the requisites: minimalistic drum...
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