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Toby Keith – Drinks After Work [Deluxe Edition] (2013)

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toAvailable in 13-track deluxe editions, Drinks After Work again finds Keith serving as sole producer and principle songwriter with credit on nine of 10 tracks. Longtime collaborators Scotty Emerick, Bobby Pinson and Rivers Rutherford return as co-writers on multiple songs.This album is dedicated in memory of Chuck Goff, our longtime bandleader-bass player.  Toby Keith is one of the most consistent recording artists and touring draws of his era and continually ranking as one of the genre’s top grossing live performers. Forbes ranked him as the top-earning country artist of 2012.

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Kurt Vile – Wakin On A Pretty Daze: Deluxe Daze (Post Haze) (2013)

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kurtIt’s been an epic year for Kurt Vile: from the universally loved release of Wakin On A Pretty Daze, to the late night television debuts, seemingly endless touring & the innagural Kurt Vile Day. Dubbed the Deluxe Daze (Post Haze) version of the release of this deluxe CD caps out this banner year as Kurt Vile is quickly but quietly becoming one of the great American guitarists and songwriters of our time.
The 69-minute album, comprised of sweeping, expansive songs that are both very intimate and conversational hits shelves repackaged with new Steve Powers (ESPO) artwork and a bonus EP entitled “it’s a big world out there (and i am scared)” .
The second disc includes a fleshed out “synth string” version of “Never Run Away” and two brand new tracks: the fingerpicked earworm “Feel My Pain” and the bedroom psych moves of “The Ghost of Freddie Roach”. Wakin standouts “Snowflakes Are Dancing” and “Air Bud” are also reprised here as “Snowflakes Extended” and “Wedding Budz”, respectively.
Wakin On A Pretty Daze is a timeless record that would have sounded great 30 years ago, sounds great today, and will still sound great in another 30 years from now.

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Ed Askew – For the World (2013)

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edEd Askew is best known, if he’s known at all, for his obscure 1968 album Ask The Unicorn on cult New York label ESP-Disk, home to such pioneers of the city’s free jazz scene as Sun-Ra, Ornette Coleman and Albert Ayler, and equally out-there folk-rock acts the Fugs, the Godz and Pearls Before Swine.
Stolen glances, forgiven memories and moments of joy are the backdrop of Ed Askew’s wonderful album “For The World”. The record is as considered and reserved is it is full of experience, like discovering a quiet green park in the middle of a busy city. Delicate piano, guitar, banjo and harp mix with Ed’s harmonica and politely support his words as someone who can reflect on chances and choices by way of New York observations and imagined scenes. “For The World” is an articulate album, an elegant album, but foremost it is an honest album.

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Lily & Madeleine – Lily & Madeleine (2013)

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If listening to Indianapolis-based Lily & Madeleine  gives you a vague sense of deja-vu, you’re not alone – it’s nearly impossible not to compare them to Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit. 16-year-old Lily and 18-year-old Madeleine Jurkiewicz are sisters, just like First Aid Kit’s Johanna and Klara Söderberg, but the connection runs deeper than […]

Birds And Buildings – Multipurpose Trap (2013)

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Multipurpose Trap is the follow-up to “Bantam to Behemoth” (2008). These nine tracks, mostly instrumental, but each with some vocals, are just as intense and complex as ever. Recommended if You Like: Gentle Giant King Crimson Magma mp3 320 kbps | 389 MB | UL

The Isaacs – The Living Years (2013)

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New studio CD, ‘The Living Years’, features the intricate and unprecedented harmonies of this award-winning family group. Created together with Bill Gaither, the recording offers a cappella and acoustic arrangements of songs about faith and family performed with the precision and breathtaking blends that have defined The Isaacs for many years. Their unique brand of […]