Category Archives: Folk

Patty Larkin: Still Green

Patty Larkin’s Still Green is an intimate exploration of loss, grief, appreciation and beauty. The 13th recording in a storied folk-pop career comes after illness and death in her family. Larkin wrote songs to process her feelings and experiences in … Continue reading

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Cory Branan: The No-Hit Wonder

Cory Branan is a fantastic songwriter who should be better known than he is. That circumstance is partly behind the title of his fourth CD, The No-Hit Wonder, which also celebrates other unsung artists, the fantastic women in his life, … Continue reading

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Mary Chapin Carpenter: Songs From The Movie

Mary Chapin Carpenter has had a fantastic and acclaimed career as a singer-songwriter. But her latest album fulfills a lifelong dream—recording 10 beloved songs with an orchestra. On Songs From The Movie, Carpenter collaborated with six-time Grammy winner Vince Mendoza, … Continue reading

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The Milk Carton Kids: The Ash & Clay

The Milk Carton Kids is a California-based duo whose album, The Ash & Clay, is nominated for a 2013 Grammy for the best folk recording. Singers and guitarists Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan play quiet, alluring songs that feature their … Continue reading

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Lucy Wainwright Roche: There’s A Last Time For Everything

Lucy Wainwright Roche did not know what she would write about on There’s A Last Time For Everything. But she ended up writing about the moments when relationships disintegrate or don’t seem destined to recover. Her voice is so magnificent … Continue reading

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Robbie Fulks: Gone Away Backward

Robbie Fulks’ Gone Away Backward presents a master songwriter, vocalist and guitarist in range of evocative acoustic settings that will delight county and roots music fans. His songs are filled with earnest, even novelistic, portraits of people on the margins … Continue reading

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Among the Oak and Ash: Among the Oak and Ash

Among The Oak & Ash is Josh Joplin and Garrison Starr, two singer-songwriters drawn to the drama and darkness in traditional American and British folk songs. Their self-titled CD recasts many songs in moody and evocative folk-rock settings. The result … Continue reading

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