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Willow Willow – Listening To Music (2014)

Willow Willow – Listening To Music (2014)

This makes you remember why you enjoy music in the first place.

One Track Mind: J.D. Souther, “I’ll Be Here At Closing Time” (2008)

One Track Mind: J.D. Souther, “I’ll Be Here At Closing Time” (2008)

Souther is one of the best in the business at telling stories, period.

Louise Goffin – Songs from the Mine (2014)

Louise Goffin – Songs from the Mine (2014)

The daughter of Carole King and the late Gerry Goffin shines on her own.

Karen Mantler – Business Is Bad (2014)

As a collection of children’s songs for grown-ups, ‘Business Is Bad’ would be terribly silly if it wasn’t so damned inconspicuously clever. Thankfully, it *is* clever, and marks the return of Karen Mantler after nearly a decade and a half off without skipping a beat.

Forgotten series: Val Stöecklein – Grey Life (1969)

Forgotten series: Val Stöecklein – Grey Life (1969)

Not long after leaving the Blue Things, Stöecklein laid bare his deepest yearnings and despair.

Exclusive stream: Elizabeth Shepherd, “What’s Happening” from Signal (2014)

She will change your perceptions of what a “jazz vocalist” in this day and age means.

Seth Walker – Sky Still Blue (2014)

‘Sky Still Blue’ shows the benefits of Walker’s continual tweaking of his sound and it’s paid off in this completely solid album of roots music.

Bronwynne Brent – Stardust (2014)

Here’s a voice so entrancing that it delays my processing of the delivered lyrics.

Judith Owen – Ebb and Flow (2014)

Clearly Judith Owen has read the book on making a perfect jazz/pop album.

One Track Mind: Johnny Orr, “We’ll Get By (The Autism Song)” (2014)

Johnny Orr assumes the role of an autistic boy and says what that boy might say if he were able communicate like a neurotypical kid in his gently swaying ballad, “We’ll Get By (The Autism Song).”