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Best Albums 2014

  Music is so niche that most best album lists I’ve viewed contain maybe two or three albums I’ve actually heard.  It’s so personal but I try to choose albums that I think may have a longer shelf life and that I think get better upon frequent listens.  I also think it’s no coincidence that […]

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Best albums 2014…so far

As recognition of the halfway point of 2014 these are my top ten albums that have been replayed the most at the house.  This list will probably change as soon as I press “publish”. Beck “Morning Phase”   Broken Bells “After The Disco”   Miranda Lambert “Platinum”   Hurray For The Riff Raff “Small Town Heroes” […]

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Americana Awards

To paraphrase a famous quote from Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, “I don’t know what Americana Music is, but I know it when I hear it” Even the Americana website has to go to some lengths to describe this music genre: “Americana is contemporary music that incorporates elements of various American roots music styles, including […]

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Strip away the ironic facial hair, tattoos and knit caps of the Coachella male and replace it with sincere facial hair, baseball caps and denim and you’ve got the Stagecoach fan.  Girls still wear whatever they want.  I will never figure them out. The thing I can figure out is that the most interesting bands are always […]

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