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Parental Guidance for Big Fresh

Are eccentric artistic tendencies hereditary? Like eye color or facial characteristics, I would not be surprised if they were, mainly because I have witnessed friends that walk and talk eerily similar to one of their parents. W...
 
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REVIEW: My Morning Jacket – Evil Urges

Many people have generalized that a band from Kentucky would have little variation in their style, clinging onto the stereotypical blend of country-rock and folk that has plagued the most common description of the southern musi...

 
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VHS or Beta Prepares to Bring on the Comets

Note: Thanks to weeone for the information: Chea Beckley remains the keyboardist in the group and Zeke Buck is no longer part of the line-up. It is always interesting to see in which direction a band will follow after experienc...
 
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Rocky Votolato Prefers to Brag & Cuss

Traditional folk songwriters have always played a large role in the life of Rocky Votolato. The Texas-based singer/songwriter has long admired highly influential artists in the vein of Springsteen, Willie Nelson, and Steve Earl...

 
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Welcome to Thailand

Classifying the ever-elusive musical duo, Thailand, may prove to be more difficult than the band intended. Sure, they are create some of the catchiest melodies of the year in very simplistic three-minute-song fashion, but their...
 
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00 The Rabbit

The oddly titled 00 The Rabbit (Double Zero: The Rabbit) is the musical project of Russell Brooks, a native of Morgantown, Kentucky who was formerly the guitarist and singer for Cheap Fireworks. Even in the sense that his music...

 
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Ideal Free Distribution and their lovely time machine

The amount of time it takes to record an album varies dramatically from artist to artist. Some are like Ryan Adams, sometimes releasing several albums per year. Others tend to be more in the mold of a Scott Walker, releasing on...
 
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Best Albums of 2006: #10 to #01

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Petticoat, Petticoat

Though Petticoat, Petticoat are originally from one of the few largely populated cities in Kentucky (Lexington), the band somehow manages to create the dramatic small town feel that has been seeing success in the folk genre for...
 
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Will Oldham (Bonnie “Prince” Billy)

Will Oldham has collaborated with a large group of other musicians, such as Johnny Cash, PJ Harvey, David Pajo, and David Berman (Silver Jews). Ironically, Oldham and Berman have more things in common besides their folky musica...