Bob Moses's Blog – October 2011 Archive (3)

Harmony Reigns

Like a garrulous old friend who's back in your life, full of tales to tell of life lived for better or worse, The Jayhawks, with all but one of the original members, returned after 15 years with a new record, Mockingbird Time. No news to readers of No Depression, but they recently made a few stops in NYC. The new Gary Louris/Mark Olson songs have the customary harmony that balances… Continue

Added by Bob Moses on October 31, 2011 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

Nathan Salsburg's Guitar Storytelling

There's a warm welcome in the sound of acoustic guitars. Resonant, woody, and mellow like a fire in the grate after an autumn walk in the country, colored by the inflections of fingers and picks, strings and slides. So close to the timbre and range of the voice that in the best solo guitar music you pick up the echo of stories told but not heard. Nathan Salsburg has two new recordings that tell guitar stories. His solo recording, Affirmed, is out on…

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Added by Bob Moses on October 10, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Carter Family Project

Fran Leadon and Leigh Anderson, authors, parents and mainstays of the Brooklyn bluegrass community, have embarked on a quixotic and lovely journey called The Carter Family Project that will result in home-made recordings of every song the Carter Family ever recorded. Why? A hoped-for flash of insight or personal discovery like those experienced by long-distance runners? An attempt to connect to… Continue

Added by Bob Moses on October 6, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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