Posts Tagged ‘ alternative country ’

Cowboy Junkies -’The Wilderness’: A Review

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April 10, 2012
Cowboy Junkies - The Wilderness

The song “F%#k I Hate the Cold” buried at the end of the Cowboy Junkies new release, The Wilderness, is arguably the best song ever done by the long time Alternative Country artists from the Great White North. Having grown up in Minnesota, this hits the nail on the head big time! This is...
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Wilco – The Whole Love: A Review

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October 25, 2011
Wilco - The Whole Love

“I Might”  has an old school organ with a good mix of guitar sounds both acoustic and electric. “Sunloathe” starts off beautifully, and building to finish strong. It has nice variety, sounding like three songs in one. “Standing O” has a more Rockin’ sound and the beat is very good. This has an upbeat...
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Fleet Foxes Release Much Anticipated ‘Helplessness Blues’

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May 5, 2011
Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

The second release by Seattle’s Fleet Foxes is a mostly Alternative Folk sounding release. Starting out with “Montezuma”, background vocals compliment lead singer Robin Pecknold as do alot of their songs. This is mostly acoustic with ambience in the background. “Bedouin Dress” builds nicely with a haunting melody driving it. “Sim Sala Bim” is a...
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The Decemberists’ New Album ‘The King Is Dead’ Released January 18th, 2011

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January 18, 2011
The Decemberists’ New Album ‘The King Is Dead’ Released January 18th, 2011

The single “Down By The Water” from the Decemberists’ new album The King Is Dead has an obvious single feel to it, that and it is simply just a darn good song. The two bareboned songs “January Hymn” and “June Hymn” have a drowsy feel to them. “Don’t Carry It All” instantly reminded me of...
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