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Wednesday Jul 23 | Colorado Springs Independent

Morrissey, The Vacant Lots, and Street Eaters

Since some vocalists, like Leonard Cohen and Mark E. Smith, are expected to be morose, why does Morrissey take such flak for being lonely and bitter? Maybe it's because of his pointless tantrums that dissolve tours.


Related Topix: Folk

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem to play Grand View Inn in Jaffrey

Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem mix traditional, original and contemporary sounds on fiddle, guitar, bass and recycled percussion, leading to a repertoire that in one moment has the group giving a Leonard Cohen cover a layer of clawhammer banjo and the next giving a Springsteen tune some bluegrass-style harmonies.


Related Topix: Jaffrey, NH, Folk

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Wonder which Stevie I'd choose ...

I naively assumed compiling a list of my top 10 classic American albums would be a 20-minute doddle.


Related Topix: Folk, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, Soul, Fleetwood Mac, Pop/Rock

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Essential Albums: Lower discuss van music and the humour of Leonard Cohen

Assumed he's being honest about that honesty, what are Lower presenting us with on their debut album Seek Warmer Climes ? A blood-stirring committal to the call-to-arms echoed on their Walk on Heads EP and "Someone's Got It In For Me" single, the low slung and forward march that enlisted contemporary punk revisionist Elias Bender Ronnenfelt of ... (more)


Related Topix: Folk, Punk, The Offspring, Pop/Rock, Oasis

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

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Heads-up to Toni Price and Bonnie Raitt fans: There's a touch of both those earthy stylists as well as Janis Joplin in this Canadian singer's gutsy vocal style throughout a winningly arranged set of soulful covers drawn mostly from the 1970s songbooks of The Band, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Townes Van Zandt and Neil Young.


Related Topix: Folk, Townes Van Zandt, Joni Mitchell, Al Green, Black Entertainment, Soul