Product Reviews

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Australian Xavier Rudd is the most popular unknown musician in the United States at the moment. The one-man rhythm and melody machine impressed enough folks at Bonnaroo last year to outsell even the biggest...
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Like most good bluegrass, Chatham County Line’s sophomore album, Route 23, mourns the loss of things cherished and the slow decay of the memories attached to them, but the band itself has little need for...
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Mixing cultures here but hey, it’s all in the musical family. Led Zeppelin reached a key summit with their 1975 release “Physical Graffiti.” In retrospect, this Moroccan album via the Flames of Albion...
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Zilla is the brainchild of four of the most talented musicians on the improvisational scene. On their latest live release, they continue to explore their rhythmic mountain climbing. Instead of slowly building...
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(R)evolution is the second studio album from Macon, GA’s Moonshine Still, an affable rock sextet with a serious penchant for percussive, free-flowing jams. The band’s name might be a little confusing for some,...
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The Duhks’ journey south of the Canadian border began in the nurturing womb of the Winnipeg Folk Festival, where banjoist Leonard Podolak’s first spread his wings, and it traverses an entire continent before...
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Sound of cool melting glass…echoes of radiating light…plush corridors of elastically protean Jazz-Funk Afro-Beat mutations…Sketches of Colorado by The Motet…
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One of the least favorable comments about the improvisational scene is that most bands smoke live and suck on an album. This not entirely untrue claim certainly crashed down upon Psychedelic Breakfast. I didn’t...
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Texas has been given a bad rap lately because of its affiliation with our current administration. I’m not going to insult the reader’s intelligence. If you’re looking at this on HGMN and you’re reading an...
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Rising from the Riverbed is about the people, the moments and --- the music. Beanland was part blues, part ragtime, and part boogie woogie all coming together to create what Bill McCrory perfectly calls, ‘river...
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Hypnotic Clambake has been part of the HGMN for many years, and has always been one of the oddest acts around. Fans came to expect zany, psychedelic outings built on interpretations of zydeco, Dixieland, and...
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Much has changed since the final Grateful Dead tour in the summer of 1995. Music lost one of its most beloved and iconic characters in Jerry Garcia in August 1995, shortly after the summer tour concluded. After...

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