Monthly Archives: July 2010

>Blast from the Past: Tale of the Tapes, from July 2005

> Five issues into the existence of Modern Acoustic, the magazine started to gel for me. I realized I was not confident as an album reviewer (still working on that…), was not a great photographer and, being a family man, … Continue reading

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>Blast from the Past: An Ode to Liner Notes: A Casualty of the Digital Music Age

>   In our continuing series, Blast From the Past, we bring you a story written for Issue No. 9 from March 2006 (to download the whole issue, click HERE). Apparently, I am not the only one feeling like we have … Continue reading

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>CD review: Eilen Jewell Presents Butcher Holler

> EILEN JEWELL PRESENTS BUTCHER HOLLERA Tribute to Loretta LynnOut July 27 One day last summer, instead of coming straight home from work, I decided to head to the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge for a show by a group called … Continue reading

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>Blast from the Past: Talkin’ About Another Revolution, from Nov. 2005

> This is the second installment in the series Blast From the Past, a look back at past stories published in Modern Acoustic. This one, the first “music-issue”-oriented story in the magazine, discusses whether or not a music revolution, like … Continue reading

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>CD review: Sarah Harmer, "Oh Little Fire"

> SARAH HARMER Oh Little Fire (Out now) Sarah Harmer has always followed her own path. Her initial breakthrough album, “You Were Here” in 2000 was followed four years later by “All of Our Names,” which netted her the nice … Continue reading

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