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Drive-By Truckers: The Unraveling

Drive-By Truckers: The Unraveling

Ryan Reed on February 24, 2020
“Armageddon’s back in town again,” Patterson Hood sings over a crunching Heartland rock riff. And he ain’t lying: Drive-By Truckers’ 12th LP documents the myriad ways the United States has come unraveled: mass shootings so frequent, we simply scroll past the news stories (devastating folk tune “Thoughts and Prayers”), immigration policies that separate parents from […]
Pat Metheny: From This Place

Pat Metheny: From This Place

Jeff Tamarkin on February 21, 2020
Pat Metheny describes From This Place as a recording “I’ve been waiting to make my whole life” and “a kind of musical culmination.” Words of such magnitude plant oversized expectations in a listener, and the resulting music had better work around the clock to live up to the setup. To get there, Metheny utilizes his […]
Hazmat Modine: Box of Breath

Hazmat Modine: Box of Breath

Jeff Tamarkin on February 20, 2020
It would be a cheat to label Hazmat Modine a world-music outfit, as their sound is just as easily pegged to the Mississippi Delta and the longreturned-to-dust swing joints of Kansas City. But it would also be lazy to call them Americana because they infuse their music with so many disparate elements drawn from Africa, […]