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Monthly Archives: July 2009
Assembly of Dust’s latest recording, "Some Assembly Required," combines the songwriting and arranging skills of band leader Reid Genauer with a striking list of guest artists. The group wanted to break new ground, and the result is a spirited and … Continue reading
The New Riders of the Purple Sage pioneered country rock in 1969. Today the band led by founding member Dave Nelson is experiencing a true renaissance. Its latest CD, USE "Where I Come From,USE " features new songs from all … Continue reading
Swinging melodies and rhythms, intriguing characters and scenarios, and striking soloists are the hallmarks of the latest recording by Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks. "Tangled Tales" features Hicks’s unique blend of entertaining, witty and jazzy songs accompanied by Northern … Continue reading