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Review: Chuck Ragan – Till Midnight

Review: Chuck Ragan – Till Midnight
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It’s amazing to me that Chuck Ragan has become as good as he is. A punk guy playing folk rock seems like it might just be interesting, in the sort-term, because of the juxtaposition of it, but here we are with a fourth full-length and he’s only gotten better.
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Reviews: Swingin’ Utters

Reviews: Swingin’ Utters
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What can I say about the Swinging Utters? That they’re an amazing band that always manages to come up with ways to never sound hackneyed or worn-out. That Poorly Formed ranks amongst this fan’s favorite releases from the band’s nearly quarter-century career. … read more

Local Review: The Tuxedo Tramps – Self-Titled

Local Review: The Tuxedo Tramps – Self-Titled
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As a longtime psychobilly fan, I wanted more stand-up bass, but even that ridiculous complaint faded away in favor of appreciation for the fact that they don’t sound like every other psychobilly band. … read more

Local Review: Joshy Soul – Vintage Dreamin’

Local Review: Joshy Soul – Vintage Dreamin’
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Joshy Soul = Otis Redding + Mayer Hawthorn + Andrea Day
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Review: Cory Branan – The No-Hit Wonder

Review: Cory Branan – The No-Hit Wonder
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Cory Branan = Justin Townes Earle + Lucero + Todd Snider … read more

Review: Dex Romweber Duo – Images 13

Review: Dex Romweber Duo – Images 13
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Hillbilly garage punk madman Dex Romweber has been tearing up roots music since the mid ’80s when he was in the seminal Flat Duo Jets. Dex knows no fear when it comes to playing rock n’ roll. … read more

Review: The Tossers

Review: The Tossers
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This is more traditional than many of the Celtic/punk acts out there, but that’s not to say Chicago’s Tossers ease up on the attitude. Just in time for St. Patty’s day, the Irish fury that is The Emerald City, starting with the rollicking tune “The Rover,” which exults the life of the nomad, whether drunk or sober. … read more

Review: Various Artists – Sticks Over My Shoulder

Review: Various Artists – Sticks Over My Shoulder
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In the late 70s, documentary maker George Mitchell traveled the back roads of Georgia searching out the remaining bluesmen who could still play … read more

Review: Luke Bell – Self-Titled

Review: Luke Bell – Self-Titled
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Luke Bell = J.P. Harris + Don Gibson + Dale Watson
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