Monthly Archives: April 2008

>Mesmerizing Night

>I’ve been blogging a lot lately about Kris Delmhorst, but she deserves it. A couple of nights ago, I caught her and Winterpills at Johnny D’s in Somerville, and once again she stunned me with her beautiful voice and songs. … Continue reading

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>My Orchestra Is Gigantic

> I can now talk about what I’ve been dying to tell everyone. It is now official that Josh Ritter will be playing the Boston Pops on June 27th at Symphony Hall. There, I said it. It’s out. Phew! What … Continue reading

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>An interview with Kris Delmhorst

>Reprinted from Issue No. 20 of my magazine Modern Acoustic. Download the full magazine for free HERE. In the days leading up to when her new album, “Shotgun Singer,” hits the stores, Kris Delmhorst is in the middle of a … Continue reading

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>Issue 20, April 2008

>On Target: On her new album “Shotgun Singer,” Kris Delmhorst looks inwardWe’ve been spending a lot of our ample free time between issues reading and thinking about folk music – its origins and its future. Why? Well, for starters, we’ve … Continue reading

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>CD Reviews: Kris Delmhorst, Kathleen Edwards and the Waifs

>Kris Delmhorst, “Shotgun Singer” The soft beat of a drum machine begins followed by some delicate electric guitar lines and suddenly you’re hooked. “Blue Adeline,” the opener of Kris Delmhorst’s “Shotgun Singer,” is that entrancing. The beat, the guitar and … Continue reading

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>On the Oregon Trail

>My search for great music goes far and wide, and recently we found our way to a website out of Oregon called opb.org. I’m not sure what it stands for but it’s an independent music channel, which is set up … Continue reading

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>Visiting Sun Studio, from home

>Some day soon I have to visit Nashville and Memphis… but until then Sun Studios in Memphis — the home of Elvis and Stax and a boatload of music history — has begun posting a blog livefromsunstudio which invites musicians … Continue reading

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