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 >>
Plenty of songs have extolled the watery, nubile virtues of Miami, or
even of Florida in general. But few -- beyond those by hyper-local
artists based here -- have name-checked other specific locales in South
Florida's tri-county area. Which is why "West Palm Beach," written by
the folkie Bonnie "Pr ... More >>