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Country - Verschenen op 30 maart 2018 | MCA Nashville
Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen Pitchfork: Best New Music - Grammy Awards
In 2013 when, to everyone's surprise, the impeccable Same Trailer Different Park won the Grammy Award for best country album, Kacey Musgraves wisely dodged the pitfalls of Nashville: namely, the temptation to become yet another knock-off Taylor Swift. And it shows in her lyrics about homosexuality, dope smoking and single mothers – themes that are none too popular on the more conservative fringe of American country music... for Pageant Material, her second work, which came out in summer 2015, the Texan continued in much the same vein. Where a song looks to be setting out on a well-worn, cliché-ridden path, our young cowgirl gives a sharp tug on the reins and really makes the writing shine. We alternate between pure country and pop country, by way of some numbers with much more of a slightly retro rock flavour, with banjo and pedal steel guitar, or, going the other way, languorous violins... Without completely revolutionising the genre or rattling the walls of Nashville, this daughter of Golden, Texas certainly left fans wondering what her next album was going to look like... In Spring 2018, Kacey Musgraves gave them their answer. A third album, this time slanted a little more towards pop. While country fundamentalists might switch off, the curious would do well to listen to Golden Hour to the end. It might be the fact of her recent wedding to colleague Ruston Kelly that colours this record with love with a capital L. Without coming off soppy, these love songs offer real emotion and a new sincerity. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Kacey Musgraves said she was influenced by Neil Young, Sade and the Bee Gees! Quite an eclectic and surprising triumvirate, but after listening to Golden Hour right the way through, it makes sense, kind of. Let yourself be carried away by songs that flower like an Indian summer, and their strikingly moving melodies. © Max Dembo/Qobuz
Folk - Verschenen op 17 september 2013 | Drag City Records
Onderscheidingen 4F de Télérama - Pitchfork: Best New Music
De Amerikaanse singer-sonwriter Bill Callahan brengt in de begindagen van zijn muzikale loopbaan platen uit onder de naam Smog. Vanaf 2007 werkt hij onder zijn eigen naam en Dream River (2013) is het vierde album dat hij onder zijn eigen naam uitbrengt en zijn vijftiende album in totaal. Het is een plaat die indruk maakt met ingetogen en toch indringende folksongs, die niet zelden een melancholiek inslag kennen. © TiVo
Folk in het magazine
- Dana Gavanski: new star of the folk scene
- Katie Melua live from London
- Lankum putting Ireland on the map
- Lone wolf
- A folk journey
- We say Yes to Michael Nau !
- Olivia Chaney, folk pop full of grace
First Aid Kit, once upon a time in America...
When they released The Big Black And The Blue in 2010, Johanna and Klara Söderberg were 20 and 23 years old respectively. The two Swedish sisters quickly made a name for themselves at the top of the charts thanks to their covers of songs by Fleet Foxes, Lorde, Jack White and even Black Sabbath… T...