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#HotTakes | Week of 12.17.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Now That You’re Gone // The Raconteurs Sinking Ship // Wild Child Leave Me Be // Shy Beast Lost Ship // Juliana Hatfield Light Goes (In Mines) // Parrot Dream Fail Safe // William Tyler Passive Aggressive // Robert Ellis Trouble Letting Go // The Avett Brothers Novels of Acquaintance // Castanea + Rising Appalachia

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Saturday at Newport Folk Festival in Photos

Jim James [S]aturday at the Folk Fest brought back the sunshine and another full day of incredible music. The day started early with the welcoming sounds from Mariachi Flor de Toloache. We then jumped into catching sets from RayLand Baxter, Jim James, Father John Misty, Sarah Jarosz, Shovels & Rope, The Low Anthem and the high energy of Trombone Shorty. The evening was capped off by Jay Sweet giving a warm welcoming return to The Avett Brothers. Check out day number two in photos from our photographer, Jamie Reiley, and let us know which show you most enjoyed.


Best Records of 2012 | 30 – 26

30. Alabama Shakes – Boys and Girls – Fueled by huge buzz, I mean mega mega buzz the Alabama Shakes released their first LP this year, Boys and Girls, a record that might not have been able to be talked about more than it was. This record is all built around one thing, Britney Howard’s voice. She’s got soul, she’s got that raspy, throaty voice. The music is a 60’s soul / rock hybrid that fits Howard’s voice perfectly. If you haven’t heard of this band already a thousand times, check out the record for godsakes. Listen: Alabama Shakes –…


Review | The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter

[N]orth Carolina boys Scott and Seth Avett and their band of brothers delivered their seventh studio album this past Tuesday. Titled The Carpenter, the album is a collection of songs focused on the harsh realities of life while longing for that elusive “one more chance,” perfectly orchestrated around Bob Crawford’s talent at upright bass, Joe Kwon’s effortless cello, and Jacob Edward’s perfect timing on the drums. The album’s opener, “The Once and Future Carpenter” is the type of jingle-jangle bluegrass song fans expect to hear, and the brothers deliver in full on those expectations. The song is a chilling one…

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