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This exceptional, and exceptionally consistent, group out of Portland with songwriter and novelist Willy Vlautin at its core has appeared at Elsewhere previously. Way back in 2005 with the penetrating album The Fitzgerald, and later for Vlautin's stark novel The Motel Life which invites favourable comparisons with writers such as Larry...
Although perhaps too referencing of Dylan and the Band holed up in the basement of the Big Pink, that doesn't mean this shakily delivered collection of Americana from these three brothers and a bassist isn't without considerable charm and lowkey impact.
And nope, there is no problem with your stereo during Hey Hey Revolver, that drop-out is...
The trio Medeski, Martin & Wood have been one of the most innovative and consistently interesting jazz (and beyond) bands of the past decade or so.
But here upright bassist/singer from the band Chris Wood teams up with his singing/guitar playing brother Oliver (a dab hand on slide among other things) for an album of lowkey acoustic charm...
Richmond Fontaine come with big advance notices: the indie Americana band from
Portland broke big with their rowdy Post to Wire album two years ago, which drew
favourable comparisons with the Replacements, but for their follow-up, The
Fitzgerald, they have turned the volume way down.
Written by guitarist
Willy Vlautin while living at...