“You’ll never pass beyond the gate if you don’t hear my warning”: Neko Case – Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (2006)

Americana: "contemporary music that incorporates elements of various American roots music styles, including country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues, resulting in a distinctive roots-oriented sound that lives in a world apart from the pure forms of the genres upon which it may draw. While acoustic instruments are often present and vital, Americana also often … Continue reading “You’ll never pass beyond the gate if you don’t hear my warning”: Neko Case – Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (2006)

“That’s one of the worst albums you have brought into this house”: The July Record Round-Up

Not quite the end of July, but I don't figure I'll be buying any records before the month is up (though I did go pre-order Mark Lanegan's Houston and I'm considering Keith Richards' Crosseyed Heart, too - but they don't count, right?). Anyway, July's been an odd one over these parts - the weather here … Continue reading “That’s one of the worst albums you have brought into this house”: The July Record Round-Up