Monthly Archives: December 2008

Ruby Rendrag – Wartime Favorites

Ruby Rendrag has definitely learned a lot from Chrissie Hynde, and it's a good thing. She handles most of her own guitar work on...

Chris Miller – Rabbit Flat Revisited

A reference to Chris Miller's former home in central Illinois, the songs do much the same, talking about Decatur, Springfield, and cities with streets...

Dutch Henry – All That Space

Dutch Henry writes the kind of soaring pop-rock that while never being completely out of fashion probably won't be Top 40 any time soon....

Davie Allan & the Arrows – Moving Along

Davie Allan came along when, by all rights, instrumental rock should have been long past rigor mortis and decomposing, after the British Invasion nailed...

Rory Block

From her first album appearance, at age 12, with her father's string band, to guesting on Stefan Grossman's 1971 album, How To Play Blues...

Russell D – One Thing

Russell D is Austin singer/songwriter duo Russell Forsyth and percussionist Arron Michaels, and the "one thing" referenced in the CD title is love -...

Bob DeVos – Playing for Keeps

He may be relatively obscure, but Devos can navigate traditional pieces and write fresh material that holds up. This is an organ trio with...

Various Artists – All My Loving

"All My Loving" was a 1967 TV special on the BBC that scared some people - and it's easy to see why. For older folks...

King Wilkie – Low Country Suite

King Wilkie takes a calculated but risky turn from bluegrass, toward new acoustic music. Unlike their 2004 release, Broke, which was very much in...

Mark Knoll – High Time

Great guitar sounds and a musical mix of blues, rock, and pop highlight this disc. The opener, "Gotta Give It Up" hints at what's...
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