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Bonny Light Horseman: Rolling Golden Holy

Bonny Light Horseman: Rolling Golden Holy

Justin Jacobs on December 2, 2022
Arriving just before the pandemic locked us all in place, Bonny Light Horseman’s 2020 debut provided some much-needed glimmering light in the darkest of times—stunning folk from the wildly talented minds of Anaïs Mitchell, Fruit Bats’ Eric D. Johnson and Josh Kaufman, who has played with The National, Bob Weir and others. That debut racked […]
Ruthie Foster: Healing Time

Ruthie Foster: Healing Time

November 28, 2022
Twenty-five years after releasing her debut, Ruthie Foster continues to make albums for our times. File this under contemporary blues, or classic soul, or don’t slot it into a category at all if you prefer. What matters is how the music lands when you hear it, and these songs will put you right. Healing Time […]
Bret McKenzie: Songs Without Jokes

Bret McKenzie: Songs Without Jokes

Matt Inman on November 25, 2022
Not wanting to chance potential misunderstandings, Bret McKenzie—who is most well known for being one half of the New Zealand– hailing folk-comedy duo Flight of the Conchords—titled his debut solo album Songs Without Jokes. Presumably, one could interpret this as a joke itself, if these were in fact comedic songs, but no, McKenzie has indeed […]