Subterrene By Casey Neill and the Norway Rats

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by Lee Zimmerman

It’s been five years since the last album appeared by Portland Oregon’s Casey Neill &…

Stars for Eyes by Mark Huff

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by Lee Zimmerman

Stars for Eyes is easily Mark Huff’s most accessible effort yet. It’s a set of…

Tearing at the Seams by Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

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by Lee Zimmerman

As they proved so convincingly on their 2015 self-titled debut, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night…

NRBQ by NRBQ

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by Lee Zimmerman

Looking back in retrospect, NRBQ’s eponymous debut seems like a remarkable feat even now. A…

Loner by Caroline Rose

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Caroline Rose boasts a quirky kind of persona. Where once she would have been branded…

Choke Cherry Tree by Ben Miller Band

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by Lee Zimmerman

First impressions can be deceiving. And given the fact that certain members of the Ben…

Me & Joe by Max Gomez

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by Lee Zimmerman

Max Gomez has a natural affinity for making music of the well worn and slightly…

The Wild by Rural Alberta Advantage

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by Mark Seder

In a very real sense, The Wild proves a descriptive title for this, the fourth…

Cry Cry Cry by Wolf Parade

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by Lee Zimmerman

There’s something to be said for music with mystique. Ready refrains aside, the lure that…

Undivided Heart & Soul by JD McPherson

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JD McPherson doesn’t mess around. On the final song of his new album, he declares…

Black Irish by Shannon McNally

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Having originated in the most difficult of circumstances -- after nursing her terminally ill mother…

Hustle Up Starlings by Matthew Ryan

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by Lee Zimmerman

Matthew Ryan’s built his career by creating an elusive sort of sound. Despite his knack…

Clipper Ship by Wooden Wand

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by Lee Zimmerman

The nom de plum for singer-songwriter James Jackson Toth, Wooden Wand has been variously labelled…

Still Testifying by My Darling Clementine

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by Lee Zimmerman

At first, Michael Weston King’s decision to team up with his wife, singer Lou Dalgeish,…