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Rhiannon Giddens, “Spanish Mary” from The New Basement Tapes: One Track Mind

Rhiannon Giddens, “Spanish Mary” from The New Basement Tapes: One Track Mind

‘The New Basement Tapes’ finally live up to their dizzying promise with Rhiannon Giddens’ darkly contoured reading of “Spanish Mary.”

One Track Mind: Pokey LaFarge’s Central Time Tour, “Mama Don’t Allow” (2014)

They take a kind of orchestral approach to the hootenanny aesthetic.

One Track Mind: Elvis Costello, Jim James + Marcus Mumford, “Nothing To It” from Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes  (2014)

One Track Mind: Elvis Costello, Jim James + Marcus Mumford, “Nothing To It” from Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes (2014)

You can tell their heart is in it. But something important is off.

Jordan Richardson’s Top Albums for 2012: Rock and Pop Music

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfI3AehnirQ&w=500&h=305] Narrowing down the wealth of pop and rock albums from 2012 into a set of 10 favorites is an onerous chore that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy. It is a fate worse than death; a grueling salvo of nepotism

Benefit Johnny Cash tribute concert to feature Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Lucinda Williams, others

A benefit Johnny Cash tribute concert, to be held April 20, 2012 in Austin, Texas, has confirmed appearances set for Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow.

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.

Carolina Chocolate Drops working with Buddy Miller on follow up to Grammy-winning smash

The Carolina Chocolate Drops are working with producer Buddy Miller (Emmylou Harris, Robert Plant, Patty Griffin, Solomon Burke) on a follow up to 2010’s Grammy Award–winning label-debut Genuine Negro Jig.

Eagles, Herbie Hancock, Tom Petty, Levon Helm slated for 2012 New Orleans Jazz Fest

The Eagles and Tom Petty play the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the first time, as 2012’s lineup is announced for the sprawling outdoor music event featuring rock, jazz, Americana, gospel, rhythm and blues, Cajun and zydeco.

Laurelyn Dossett, Rhiannon Giddens, Mike Compton – The Gathering (2011)

The Gathering, a homey Christmas-themed Americana and roots album, features singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett and others recording in a suitably rustic locale: a house in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Something Else! Reviews on the 2011 Grammy winners

Something Else! Reviews on the 2011 Grammy winners

Checking in with our thoughts on a few of tonight’s winners from the 2011 Grammy Awards, including the Black Keys — the top-rated Something Else! Reviews record from last year — as well as Buddy Guy, Neil Young, Stanley Clarke, Paul McCartney and Mavis Staples, among others. Click through the album titles for more … THE BLACK KEYS, BROTHERS (winnerRead More

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