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Rick Teverbaugh  |  August 30, 2009

Rita Hosking has one of those voices that just seems to get directly at both the heart of the song and of the listener. Her vocals don't so much command attention as they just invite you in with such warmth and sincerity as to make assent seem like the most natural thing to do. Her new album [...]

Continue reading "Hosking has wonderful Sunrise"

Rick Teverbaugh  |  August 10, 2009

Blending is the key element for the Canadian folk/roots band The Wailin' Jennys. If you aren't already familiar with the group, up front they are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse. Part of the blending is the obviously gorgeous harmonies. Yet just as important is the blending of [...]

Continue reading "Wailin' never sounded so good live"

Rick Teverbaugh  |  August 5, 2009

I have always admired Red House Records. From artists I've spoken with who spent time on the label it seems a place that encourages creativity above sales and quality above quantity. That belief will be documented in this article and the next. Today the focus is on The Pines and the upcoming [...]

Continue reading "The Pines new album another strong entry"

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