While walking around a very popular seasonal display of lights in the Phoenix area, I realized a few things about holiday music. There is A LOT of it and there really seems to be no set of standards as to what is good or bad. It just sort of is and we all accept that […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Courtney Marie Andrews, Jim James Lindsay – Courtney Marie Andrews, Jim James, Califone Dario – Courtney Marie Andrews THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Courtney Marie Andrews – On My Page [Reissue/2013] CD/LP (House Arrest) Courtney Marie Andrews’ predecessor to the highly successful Honest Life (2016) is back in-print on CD and available on […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – The Wedding Present Lindsay – Wilco reissues Dario – Dancehall comp Dominic – Chris Stapleton THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Van Morrison – Versatile CD/2xLP+MP3 (Legacy) Following the success of his 37th studio album Roll With The Punches, Van Morrison returns in the same calendar year with his 38th. While Roll With […]

With all the excitement that comes with the end of another year, we always look forward to the “Best of” lists from our favorite publications, Labels and friends. But, more than reading what other have to say, we enjoy putting together our own list! So, once again, we’ve been pulling out our hair, trying to […]