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Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>
John Hood Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale Better Than: The Eagles after they slept with Leonard Cohen. This should really be called The Night Before Last Night seeing that ol’ Bright Eyes’ boy wonder played on Tuesday rather th ... More >>
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