Manchester OrchestraWith White Denim, the Dear HunterRevolution, Fort LauderdaleMonday, November 21, 2011Better than: the Trans-Siberian OrchestraManchester Orchestra gives its fans exactly what they want. They just give them too much of it. The band began its Monday-night show at Revolution by l ... More >>
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 >>
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