The Hour of Peril: by Daniel Stashower
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The Hour of Peril: by Daniel Stashower

After his election in 1860, president-elect Abraham Lincoln embarked on a long and sometimes circuitous…

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Interview: Bleddyn Butcher
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Interview: Bleddyn Butcher

Nick Cave once wrote of David McComb’s music that “his own songs call from the…

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Save What You Can: by Bleddyn Butcher
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Save What You Can: by Bleddyn Butcher

A.C. Newman: Shut Down the Streets
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A.C. Newman: Shut Down the Streets

For as meticulously crafted and cleanly executed as A.C. Newman’s two previous solo albums The…

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Rediscover: Lambchop: I Hope You’re Sitting Down/Jack’s Tulips
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Rediscover: Lambchop: I Hope You’re Sitting Down/Jack’s Tulips

Rediscover is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that have flown under the radar…

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Interview: F.M. Cornog of East River Pipe
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Interview: F.M. Cornog of East River Pipe

It’s been more than a year since the release of East River Pipe’s last full…

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Mike Coykendall: Chasing Away the Dots
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Mike Coykendall: Chasing Away the Dots

A really solid acoustic folk album is tucked away within Mike Coykendall’s latest effort, Chasing…

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Bill Fay: Life Is People
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Bill Fay: Life Is People

It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that more has been written about Bill Fay…

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Calexico: Algiers
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Calexico: Algiers

Setting aside Circo, a tour-only CD that was initially available at the band’s live shows…

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Love and Capital: by Mary Gabriel
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Love and Capital: by Mary Gabriel

Before the preface, Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a…

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