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‘It’s stripped down and tribal and rocking’: Producer Buddy Miller previews new Robert Plant album

‘It’s stripped down and tribal and rocking’: Producer Buddy Miller previews new Robert Plant album

Robert Plant has been in a reminiscent mood lately, releasing old Led Zeppelin material and offering two consecutive albums dominated by cover tunes.

Shawn Colvin – All Fall Down (2012)

Singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin’s eighth studio album is a deeply personal, deeply sustaining experience. All Fall Down was produced by her long-time pal Buddy Miller

Carolina Chocolate Drops – Leaving Eden (2012)

The Carolina Chocolate Drops, despite their rocket-ride to Grammy fame in 2010, hadn’t yet made an album that captured their live set’s boot-scooting, blues-belting string-band revivalist verve — until now.

Gimme Five: My 'Important Records,' from Tanya Tucker to Weather Report to ELP

Every collector has a few records that are ‘important’: bought during life-altering circumstances or maybe during a difficult time in life. Or heck, maybe some nutty karma-tidbit tossed the record into your hands.

Buddy and Julie Miller – Written In Chalk (2009)

Some people made fun of the Lilith Fair shows put on by Sarah McLachlan, the idea being that the whole enterprise was some sort of unnecessary female music ghetto. I dunno. I think those people where just thinkin’ too hard. I mean, the show I went to had a pile of highlights including an incredible set by Lucious Jackson, theRead More

Elvis Costello – National Ransom (2010)

This Costello disc followed up the simple, organic country-folk of 2009’s Secret, Profane And Sugarcane. The personnel (the Sugarcanes), including red-hot producer T Bone Burnett, carries over but only a little of the music does. National Ransom, which also includes the Imposters as well as Vince Gill, Marc Ribot, Buddy Miller and Leon Russell on some tracks, swerves wildly fromRead More

Robert Plant – Band Of Joy (2010)

Band of Joy resurrects a name that was the moniker for a band that Plant and John Bonham were in before being recruited by Jimmy Page to join a new incarnation of the Yardbirds. That “new incarnation,” of course, soon adopted the name Led Zeppelin and the rest is rock history. On Band Of Joy, Plant seems to look backRead More