Posts Tagged ‘ Folk ’

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – Americana: A Review

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July 25, 2012
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Americana

Some of the songs on Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s new album Americana have been done so many times as the folk songs that they are. This being said, this has got to be heard to be believed. This is by far one of the most intriguing reworking of old folk songs gone garage band...
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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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Steve Earle Releases ‘I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive’: A Review

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April 26, 2011
Steve Earle Releases ‘I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive’: A Review

By Kenneth E. Oquist Steve Earle’s tribute to Townes Van Zant I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive hits the street. ”Waiting on the Sky” starts the release out quite infectiously and Townes Van Zant would appreciate it immensely. “Little Emperor” is very Folk sounding, with alot of fiddles and mandolin driving this song. “The...
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Bruce Cockburn’s ‘Small Source Of Comfort’ Released Today

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March 8, 2011
Bruce Cockburn’s ‘Small Source Of Comfort’ Released Today

After a five year studio recording hiatus, Canadian recording artist Bruce Cockburn comes up with a very intriguing recording. The lead off song “The Iris Of The World” is an excellent start. I like the light shuffling beat and cymbals crashing in the background. There is quite alot of interesting percussion sounds on this...
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