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Stuck in My Head #17 – Punch Brothers “Familiarity”

I guess I didn’t think Punch Brothers would ever last. When Nickel Creek announced they were going on indefinite hiatus after their farewell tour in 2007, it was welcome news that mandolinist Chris Thile had a new project. 1,231 more words

Stuck In My Head

Album Review - Sam Outlaw's 'Angeleno'

What kind of name is Sam Outlaw? I imagine that’s the reaction when people first hear of this new country artist. It’s not his real name, only his artist name. 1,247 more words


Album Review - Pat McGee's Self-Titled Album is a Melting Pot of Genres

When Pat McGee set out to record his new self-titled album, he wanted the albums he grew up listening to in the 1970s to have a palpable influence on it. 1,288 more words


PUNCH BROTHERS - The Phosphorescent Blues

The Phosphorescent Blues
Label: Nonesuch
Released: January 27, 2015

1. Familiarity
2. Julep
3. Passepied (Claude Debussy)
4. I Blew It Off
5. Magnet… 54 more words

T Bone Burnett

Sarah Jarosz at the Largo, January 22, 2014

JF turned me on to Sarah Jarosz a few months ago, and at the time, I had a listen on Spotify. I liked the bluegrass inflection of Jarosz’s songs, and her and her band’s technical skill was obvious. 828 more words

Los Angeles

"Who's Feeling Young Now?" by Punch Brothers

Punch Brothers
Who’s Feeling Young Now?
Nonesuch Records
2 stars (out of 5)

By Aaron Keith Harris

When Nickel Creek disbanded, I was excited that Chris Thile, the greatest mandolin player in the history of the universe, would be free from trying to please the modern country market and let his talent and creativity take acoustic music fans places they had never been. 282 more words