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THE MUTTON BIRDS - The uncrowned Kiwi emperors of pop

I’m anxiously awaiting a couple of new releases by some favourite bands here in Spring 2014, but as I do so, let me introduce you to another favourite and one of rock and roll’s greatest travesties: that fact that New Zealand’s Mutton Birds were not a wildly popular mega-success. 1,266 more words

The Journey Back Entry 11: A Flock This Way Comes

Its the two year anniversary of this site being gifted to me by my and I felt that was as good a reason as any to start the site running again! 887 more words


Look At Miss Ohio- Gillian Welch And Dave Rawlings- The Art Of The Acoustic Duo

Look At Miss Ohio

     Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings offer an innovative and irresistible musical outlook on American traditional country and folk music. Their dark, autumnal perspective on both country and folk genres and their musical unison make for a remarkably provocative listening experience. 143 more words


OYSTERBAND - Diamonds on the Water (2014) The return of folk-rock's royalty

Oysterband is worth a long and involved discussion of its discography at some point, but for now, they’ve got a brand new album out, which is a source of great excitement for this writer. 922 more words


Stolen Shoes & A Rifle-Blitzen Trapper

      Blitzen Trapper is a band with a genuinely intriguing approach to their music. While loosely labeled an alt-country band, their compositions are decidedly eclectic.  Their multi-genre delivery is performed with such fluidity