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Joan Armatrading

I am not in love
But I’m open to persuasion
East or West
Where’s the best
For romancing

With a friend
I can smile
But with a lover… 434 more words


Album Review: The Cave Singers – Banshee

The Cave Singers no longer sound like buskers picked up off the streets of Seattle, but they haven’t totally abandoned the stomp-and-clap rhythms that defined their 2007 debut, … 756 more words

Album Reviews

Iron & Wine's Sam Beam announces new album with Jesca Hoop, shares "Every Songbird Says" -- listen

Photo by Josh Wool

Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam spent much of 2015 working the studio with other artists. He and Band of Horses’s Ben Bridwell linked up to put out… 298 more words


Australia’s Hayden Calnin announces debut album, shares lead single “Cut Love” -- listen

Hayden Calnin came of age in the musical mecca known as Melbourne, Australia, a city that has spawned guitar-wielding visionaries such as Rowland S. Howard and Courtney Barnett. 205 more words

New Music

Fursaxa - Poplar Moon

Frosty folk that’s perfect for this time of year from the wonderful Tara Burke. This is from her last album, 2010’s wonderful ‘Mycorrhizae Realm’.


Leo Brouwer: Bandurria and Guitar Music

This does what it says on the label: Cuban Leo Brouwer is acknowledged as one of the most challenging and innovative of contemporary composers, and this is his music for bandurria — a lute-type instrument dating back to the c16th — and guitar. 130 more words