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Rich Robinson: Dirigible Utopia

by Wesley Hodges on March 06, 2015
Dirigible Utopia serves as a companion piece to co-founding Black Crowes guitarist/songwriter Rich Robinson’s marvelous LP The Ceaseless Sight. This vibe-heavy, four-song EP is rich with...
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The Lone Bellow in Boston

by Matthew Shelter on March 05, 2015
The Lone Bellow Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA February 12 Two weeks after releasing their sophomore album, Then Came The Morning, Brooklyn-based The Lone Bellow was back out on...
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Consider The Source: World War Trio (Part I)

by Peter DeStefano on March 05, 2015
New York’s sci-fi Middle Eastern fusion three-piece Consider The Source have released the first part of their triple EP, World War Trio, to winning effect. Trio (Part I) is a six-movement...
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Dr. Dog: Live at a Flamingo Hotel

by Wesley Hodges on March 04, 2015
Despite a series of excellent studio albums, Philadelphia’s Dr. Dog have undoubtedly hooked their most loyal fans in the live setting. And the recordings captured on Live at a Flamingo Hotel,...
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of Montreal: Aureate Gloom

by Ryan Reed on March 03, 2015
Kevin Barnes is both sonic adventurer and soul-bearing poet, but on recent albums, his thesaurus has threatened to crush his guitar. The streak continues with “Bassem Sabry,” the funky and...
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Bettye LaVette: Worthy

by Bill Murphy on March 02, 2015
Still on a roll since she came roaring out of obscurity nearly a decade ago, Bettye LaVette continues to sing like her life depends on it. I’ve Got My Own Hell to Raise, her 2005...
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Martin Sexton: Mixtape of the Open Road

by Lee Zimmerman on February 27, 2015
Martin Sexton’s reputation as a tireless troubadour is further affirmed by the title of this, his eighth album overall and first in nearly five years. Inspired by the battered cassettes and...
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The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band: So Delicious!

by John Patrick Gatta on February 26, 2015
On So Delicious!, their eighth album, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band continue to fuse Charley Patton’s Delta blues with a raw rock-and-roll attitude. Frontman Josh Peyton fingerpicks...
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Diamond Rugs: Cosmetics

by Michael Verity on February 25, 2015
Diamond Rugs was born of a beer-bunkered, after-show convo between former Black Lips guitarist Ian St. Pé, Deer Tick’s John McCauley and Six Finger Satellite’s Bryan Dufresne, so the...
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JJ Grey & Mofro: Ol’ Glory

by J. Poet on February 24, 2015
When JJ Grey sings, “[It] made me feel stronger just to say that I’m weak,” on the Memphis-flavored soul ballad “Light A Candle,” he sums up the outlook that colors the music on Ol’...

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