Weekly Roundup for March Thirteenth / rain in the streetlights, you in the midnights

On this week’s roundup… ——— Leif Vollebekk – All Night Sedans Mr. Vollebekk’s new record, Twin Solitude, is bluesy, soulful, peaceful, forlorn yet confident, and just overall incredible. You need this record in your life, man. ——— Pokey LaFarge – Riot in the Streets Pokey LaFarge continues his one-man mission to prove that yes, in fact, they…

Weekly Roundup for February Twentieth / the last one wearing a diamond

On this week’s roundup . . . . . . sensitive folk, groove-ish rock, patriotic folk, and catchy British rock — not necessarily in that order, but you’ll figure it out 🙂 Happy Monday. ——— Abigail Lapell – Diamond Girl A tender, soulful voice meets some clever acoustic guitar playing. Such things work very well…

Weekly Roundup for February Thirteenth / a country so brave and so bold

On this week’s roundup . . . . . . some poppy folk, some weird folk, and a heaping tablespoon of politically-minded acoustic folk. Happy Monday. ——— Joe Purdy – New Year’s Eve / My Country / People What Will You Do Last summer, Mr. Purdy quietly released a fantastic record full of pensive, acoustic folk…

Weekly Roundup for January Thirtieth / days and nights in quiet meditation

On this week’s roundup . . . . . . less words, more tunes. Onward.  Happy Monday. ——— Spazz Cardigan – Happy Little Pills Catchy indie prog-rock here, care of Nashville. Spazz Cardigan’s new record is called I, and it’s out now. ——— The Dead Ships – Citycide One part early Strokes, one part The Stooges,…

16 from ’16: Some Records For Your Consideration

16 from ’16: Some Records For Your Consideration From rock to pop to folk and to country, there were some very good records released this year.  In no particular order, here are sixteen albums that are worth a listen. ——— 1.  BJ Barham – Rockingham American Aquarium frontman goes extra folky and extra good on…