Monthly Archives: June 2008

>Josh Ritter and the Pops

>I’m just waking up, but I wanted to get out a quick post about last night’s amazing Josh Ritter show with the Boston Pops. The boys were clearly having a great time, smiling their way through a great set backed … Continue reading

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>CD Reviews: Crooked Still, Eef Barzelay, and Drew Emmitt

>Crooked Still, “Still Crooked”With their last album, “Shaken by a Low Sound,” Crooked Still put themselves on the map as one of the brightest lights in the newgrass movement – taking traditional bluegrass and melding it with contemporary sounds. The … Continue reading

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>Issue 21, June 2008

>Can Jazz Rise Again?: Though still a vibrant form of free expression, the music today is in need of some new inspiration. But can anyone rejuvenate it?When I finally settled on the cover topic for this issue, I first gave … Continue reading

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>Fanning the Flames

>Josh Ritter, in my opinion, has the best and most creative fan base. That being said, he also deserves it, because he works so hard to reach those fans. Anyone who has been to a Josh show knows that he … Continue reading

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>Feeling a little nostalgic

>As usual, things come in bunches. Today it’s nostalgia. Yesterday, my wife had my son download some cuts from the band Yes from iTunes. “Roundabout,” “Long Distance Runaround,” etc, songs I hadn’t listened to since about 1983. OK, fine. They … Continue reading

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>Marty McSorley: The Video

>When Kathleen Edwards played the Paradise in Boston in March, she was psyched that she had finally received confirmation that Marty McSorley would take part in her video “I Make the Dough, You Get the Glory,” which namechecks the former … Continue reading

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