Product Reviews

Les Racquet - Whale Hail
Featuring a remarkable combination of likable charm, soaring vocals, and robust compositions that blend genres in seamless ways, “Whale Hail” proves to be an excellent discovery.
Whitewater Ramble
Supported by the framework of producer Tim Carbone (Railroad Earth) and a list of guest musicians (among others, Leftover Salmon’s Andy Thorn on banjo and Infamous Stringdusters’ Andy Hall on dobro), Whitewater...
Rumpke Mountain Boys
Rumpke Mountain Boys craft a blend of bluegrass styles that are fun to listen to, filled with undeniable skill and genre wisdom, and that are wonderfully loose and alive.
After years of touring and recording, We Belong to the Love is live-recorded testament to a band that has carefully honed a sound both broadly inviting and consistently beautiful.
A solid sophomore release that presents a style reminiscent to many classic rock standards and hooks that will have you humming along to them long after the album stops playing.
Papadosio - To End the Illusion of Separation
Papadosio’s new two disc release is destined to reap new fans and keep the band’s loyal base in a state of reverie.
Blue James Band - Give me the Love or Give me the Fight CD
In their third release, Blue James Band explores various genres and intertwines them neatly into a package that will appeal to seemingly disparate ears.
Medeski, Martin, & Wood - Free Magic CD
MMW must certainly know that their magic lies in their live performances, and so the release of Free Magic only makes sense as an addendum to the glory of their studio albums and the experience of seeing them...
Marco Benevento - TigerFace
The album is an appropriate addition to his previous work but it also offers an intriguing glimpse of something great that could have taken “Tigerface” in a whole new direction.
The New Mastersounds - Out on the Faultline CD
The eighth studio release by The New Mastersounds is everything you hoped it would be - Funky, masterful and timeless.
The Deluge - Elephant Graveyard CD
Sounding like a lesson in merging the blues with funk, jam rock, and an occasional tasty jazz lick for garnish, Elephant Graveyard is a sophomore album worthy of pride.
Mac & Juice - Step Into the Light CD
By highlighting sterling guitar and soulful lyrics against a backdrop of R&B, rock, and country, “Step Into the Light” offers alternating moments of introspection, fun, and hilarity in its 11 tracks.