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Fred Woods – Documenta (2013)

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Fred Woods – Vocals / Guitars / Harmonium / Keyboards / Sampling
François Zaïdan – Charango / Ukulele / Harmonium / Guitar / Saxophone / Keyboards
Alexis Aubin-Marchand – Drums / Keyboards / Percussions

mp3 VBR~297 kbps | 51 MB | UL

Steve Mednick – Where Are The Bodies Buried (2012)

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Steve Mednick is an old-school folkie working in a contemporary setting.As for songs, he’s a prolific and talented songwriter, with a good ear for melody, composition, and arrangement. “Liberty Bells Are Calling” opens proceedings, an acoustic lament that mourns loss and nudges for justice. “Wayward Prophets” is self-explanatory, and includes some choice harmonizing and female vocals, and guitarist Billy K and the rest of the band shine throughout the 15 tracks.

Recommended if You Like:
Bob Dylan
Mark Knopfler
Warren Zevon

mp3 160 kbps | 72 MB | UL

Matthew Edwards And The Unforunates – The Fates (2012)

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San Francisco’s six-piece Folk/Baroque Art Pop group Matthew Edwards & The Unfortunates is led by English transplant Matthew Edwards, formerly the singer and songwriter of The Music Lovers. Named after the B.S. Johnson novel, The Unfortunates consists of Sasha Bell (Essex Green and Ladybug Transistor) on piano and organ, award-winning cellist/vocalist Adaiha McAdam-Somer, drummer Kristina Vukic, bassist Jefferson Marshall, and on accordion is Matthew’s former compadre from The Music Lovers — Isaac Bonnell. The Fates, their full-length album, was produced/mixed by Eric Drew Feldman (PJ Harvey, Captain Beefheart). Featured on three songs is English guitarist Fred Frith, renowned for his work with Robert Wyatt, Eno, and Henry Cow. A series of short films have been made for five songs by artist Peter Locke. The band curates events and concerts in off-the-track spaces in the Bay Area and beyond, eschewing standard rock clubs. Matthew and/or the group have shared bills with Joanna Newsom, Richard Buckner, Saint Etienne, Circulus, Broadcast, Devendra Banhart, and Camera Obscura.

mp3 320 kbps | 89 MB | UL

Mojo Blues Band – The Wild Taste Of Chicago (2012)

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The MOJO BLUESBAND invited such musicians as WILLIE KENT (voc,b), A.C.REED (voc, tenor sax), TAILDRAGGER (voc), BIG „MOJO“ ELEM (von,b) and TIMOTHY TAYLOR (dm) to their recordings session at ACME-studios in Southport Street. mp3 320 kbps | 164 MB | UL

The Pentangle – Solomon’s Seal -1972 (Japan SHM-CD Reissue 2010)

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Solomon’s Seal was an album recorded in 1972 by folk-rock band Pentangle. It was the last album recorded by the original line-up, before the band split in 1973. Jacqui McShee has stated that it is her favourite Pentangle album. The album title refers to the Seal of Solomon — a mythical signet ring with magical […]

The Walkabouts – Berlin [Repost@320] (2012)

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The album was recorded on July 14th, 2012 at the C-Club in Berlin, thus the title. The lineup of the band consists of founding members Carla Torgerson (vocals, guitar) and Chris Eckman (vocals, guitar), long running members Terri Moeller (drums), Glenn Slater (keyboards) and Michael Wells (bass) and newest member Paul Austin (guitar) who joined […]

Calexico – Spoke (1997)

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Calexico snatch up the bits of Americana turned out by a rototilling of the national music psyche. The 19 resultant tracks can be small as insects (the shortest being half a minute in length) and erratic in flight; there are lo-fi songs and themes that proceed without concern for what came before. One bit is […]