THE HONEY DEWDROPS: Tangled Country

Honey Dewdrops Tangled Country

        THE HONEY DEWDROPS Tangled Country The Honey Dewdrops www.thehoneydewdrops.com   Settled in Baltimore MD, but hailing from Virginia, Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish, were inspired by modern America and roots music. This is the first album of theirs that was entirely written, arranged and recorded in … → read more

ANNA & ELIZABETH: Anna and Elizabeth

Anna and Elizabeth

          ANNA & ELIZABETH Anna and Elizabeth Free Dirt Records www.freedirtrecords.com   Multi-instrumentalist and singer Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Appalachian singer Elisabeth LaPrelle have combined to produce a beautifully crafted collection of songs of sorrow, survival and redemption. “Poor Pilgrim of Sorrow” shows off their fine vocal … → read more

JEREMY BASS: Winter Bare

Jeremy Bass Winter Bare

          JEREMY BASS Winter Bare Self www.jeremybassmusic.com   Jeremy Bass, a Brooklyn based songwriter, poet and classically trained guitarist wrote this album during the fierce New York winter of 2013. He was nursing a broken heart. “I was drinking, I had run out of money, I … → read more

VARIOUS ARTISTS: Murshidi and Sufi Songs

Murshidi and Sufi Songs

        VARIOUS ARTISTS(Field recordings by Deben Battacharya) Murshidi and Sufi Songs ARC Music 2555 www.arcmusic.co.uk   This collection of vivacious and colorful field recordings from Bengal and Bangladesh were recorded by Deben Bhattacharya in 2001. The music is played on instruments ranging from the one stringed drone … → read more

ALASDAIR ROBERTS: Alasdair Roberts

          Alasdair Roberts Alasdair Roberts Drag City 613 www.dragcity.com   Alasdair Roberts’ handsome Stirlingshire voice, ancient new lyrics and honed Bert Jansch-acoustic style make this a pearl of an album, as lost and found love haunts several pieces. “The Problem of Freedom” takes us through the … → read more