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Bruce Katz Band: Get Your Groove!

Bruce Katz Band: Get Your Groove!

Jeff Tamarkin on May 24, 2019
With a résumé packed with gigs with A-list names like the Gregg Allman Band and groups led by both the former Allman Brothers Band’s founding drummers, keyboardist Bruce Katz’s credentials are unassailably solid and his inclinations are obvious. But he kicks it up extra when the gig is his own, and this third release by […]
Trevor Hall: The Fruitful Darkness

Trevor Hall: The Fruitful Darkness

Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta on May 23, 2019
The Fruitful Darkness has been characterized by Trevor Hall as “a journey,” “a story of cycles” and an exploration “of light and dark, of life and art.” It’s also his first independent release, funded via Kickstarter by over 2,200 fans. Through 15 tracks the singer reflects on astrology and the cosmos—among other things—name-dropping celestial bodies […]
Hayes Carll: What It Is

Hayes Carll: What It Is

Ryan Reed on May 22, 2019
On “None’ya,” over a backwoods fiddle and acoustic strum, Austin country-rock lifer Hayes Carll toasts to a peculiar lover who paints the front-porch ceiling turquoise to ward off evil spirits. Later, on his sixth LP, during “American Dream,” he shouts out one of the country’s unsung cinematic heroes: “I’ll find an old friend in El […]