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Music Review: Indie Roundup – Claire Lynch Band’s Holiday Album, Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons, The Suitcase Junket

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I never thought of it before, but The Claire Lynch Band did: Could any instrument be a better choice to power "Jingle Bells" than the banjo? Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from Nicki Minaj, Neil Young, Lee Ann Womack, Willie Nelson and More

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Plus Everclear, Cracker, Jason Marsalis, Soundgarden, Cream (R.I.P. Jack Bruce) and R.E.M. Read More »

Music Review: kettles/eno – ‘The Jake Leg Chronicles’

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Get ready for an intense ride through both the dark and the light side of Southern culture with Steed Kettles and Jeff Eno. Read More »

Music Review: Ellis Paul – ‘Chasing Beauty’

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Ellis Paul is at his best when his artifice exudes sincerity. Read More »

Music Review: Lost Bayou Ramblers – ‘Gasa Gasa Live’

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The Lost Bayou Ramblers offer high-energy "Cajun punk" on this new release. Read More »

Music Review: Seven Handle Circus – ‘Shadows on the Wall’

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This is a captivating release, full of rousing folk rock music and soaring harmonies. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from David Guetta, Wu-Tang Clan, Placido Domingo, Wiz Khalifa, Jeff Beck and More

David Guetta

Plus a new children's holiday album from Farmer Jason (of Jason and the Scorchers), a concert DVD from Depeche Mode, and a reissued lost classic from The Byrds' Gene Clark. Read More »

Music Review: Marc Broussard – ‘A Life Worth Living’

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Broussard provides open, honest and catchy tunes for a deeply satisfying release. Read More »

Flurry of New Christmas/Holiday Albums Heralds the Season

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From Idina Menzel to Earth, Wind & Fire, the season is busting out all over with new Christmas albums for your holiday-party playlist. Read More »

Music Review: Lily Lambert – ‘So Far’

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'So Far’ is an album for listeners looking for inspiration and hope for the future, while acknowledging the current condition of the world. Read More »