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Congrats To This Year’s American Music Award Nominees

Yesterday, the Americana Music Association announced its nominees for the 16th annual Honors & Awards Show. It might sound like a cliche but each category is packed with greatness. Sturgill Simpson notched the most nominations with three: Album of the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 11-17 (the Bob Mould/Andrew Bird edition)

I’ve got a crazy busy week so I will skip the preamble and get to the good stuff, and hopefully I won’t discover additional interesting shows after I hit “publish.” Wed. 5/11 You can bid farewell to the Motion City … Continue reading

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Top Picks From 2014 So Far: Loveless, Greyhounds, Arc Iris, The Sea The Sea and more

I have been meaning to share some thoughts on a bunch of music that have impressed me so far this year. So without further ado… Lydia Loveless – Somewhere Else (Bloodshot) Loveless is a torch & twang firecracker and her … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept 23-29 (The Dr. Dog/Del-Lords/Man Man edition

Music, on stage, on the page, in movies, in museums and with magic – this week includes all of these permutations. On Monday night, the wonderful rock journalist Sylvie Simmons (I’m a big admirer of her Americana column in Mojo … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 3-9 (The Shuggie Otis/Kinky Friedman edition)

There is a lot to celebrate as we head into Chanukah weekend. Let’s start with the Polyphonic Spree’s Holiday Extravaganza that I previewed for the L.A. Weekly (http://www.laweekly.com/2012-11-29/music/lauryn_hill_bad_brains_shuggie_otis/3/). This family-friendly show features the eccentric ensemble performing holiday tunes and their … Continue reading

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