Karen Dalton: 1966
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Karen Dalton: 1966

Never entirely comfortable in a studio environment, Karen Dalton produced just two albums in her…

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Revisit: Fountains of Wayne: Fountains of Wayne
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Revisit: Fountains of Wayne: Fountains of Wayne

Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look.…

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Bob Dylan in America: by Sean Wilentz
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Bob Dylan in America: by Sean Wilentz

The very first page of Bob Dylan In America is filled, front and back, with…

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Twerps: Twerps
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Twerps: Twerps

Australian band Twerps’ self-titled debut album is a bit like a well-meaning person who cannot…

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Los Campesinos!: Hello Sadness
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Los Campesinos!: Hello Sadness

Hello Sadness is already being described as a “breakup album,” a term that brings to…

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Rediscover: Ride: Nowhere
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Rediscover: Ride: Nowhere

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

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Joe Henry: Reverie
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Joe Henry: Reverie

Joe Henry Reverie Rating: 3.5/5.0 Label: ANTI- Around the time Mule Variations was released, Tom…

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The Pine Hill Haints: Welcome to the Midnight Opry
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The Pine Hill Haints: Welcome to the Midnight Opry

The Pine Hill Haints Welcome to the Midnight Opry Rating: 2.8/5.0 Label: K Records iTunes…

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Tom Waits: Bad As Me
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Tom Waits: Bad As Me

There’s a very simple formula for writing a Tom Waits album review. It’s practically a…

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Mekons: Ancient & Modern
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Mekons: Ancient & Modern

Mekons Ancient & Modern Rating: 3.8/5.0 Label: Sin Records/Bloodshot Records Several decades into their careers,…

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