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A review of Fionn Regan’s “Cala”

Rating: 7.9/10 On “Cala,” Irish singer/songwriter Fionn Regan continues to refine his particular brand of ambient-folk. It’s a mood he’s elevated to the forefront on...

Americana awards honor John Prine, Brandi Carlile, others

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Prine's winning streak has continued at the Americana Music Association's annual awards ceremony in Nashville, though his two-year reign...

A review of Jordan Moser’s “Long Night”

Rating: 8/10 “Love to me was a hedonistic pleasure cruise / You should've seen my face when I got the news.”  The song is “Love Is...

Bon Iver “i,i” album review: A shift towards community

Rating: 9/10 At this point it’s strange to say that Bon Iver has become somewhat ubiquitous in the world of music. Brainchild Justin Vernon has...

CMA voters consider whether to nominate ‘Old Town Road’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Though Lil Nas X has broken chart records and become a streaming juggernaut with his breakout country rap hit "Old...

Rhiannon Giddens, Frank Johnson to get Americana award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Grammy-winning folk singer and musician Rhiannon Giddens and the late Frank Johnson, the leader of a 19th century black brass...

Rhiannon Giddens, Frank Johnson to get Americana award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Grammy-winning folk singer and musician Rhiannon Giddens and the late Frank Johnson, the leader of a 19th century black brass...

Rhiannon Giddens, Francis Johnson to get Americana award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Grammy-winning folk singer and musician Rhiannon Giddens and pioneering composer Francis "Frank" Johnson will be the first recipients of the...

A soft prayer: a review of Erin Durant’s “Islands”

Rating: 7.1 If have a twinkle in your eye and a penchant for soft chords and low-key arrangements, don’t despair. Even as technology flourishes and...

Classic Vinyl: Van Morrison’s “Astral Weeks”

The poetic mind, at certain critical times in musical history, comes out of the woodwork to lay its claim to the hearts and souls...