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B.B. King Enters Hospice Care Following Heart Attack

There’s a different kind of heartache rippling around the blues community as reports surface regarding the unstable health of long-time blues guitar legend, B.B. King. King, 89, suffered a minor heart attack last week and returned to his home in Las Vegas over the weekend to enter hospice care. A statement to the Associated Press, […]

The Antlers Familiars

REVIEW: The Antlers – ‘Familiars’

Artist: The Antlers Album: Familiars Genre: Ambient Rock Label: Anti- When a band takes its name from a Microphones song, it’s fair game to expect hopeless toiling in love metaphors, jumpy explorative arrangements, and, above all, musical cataracts in the form of depression. Phil Elverum’s “Antlers,” a lo-fi folk recording that fades out with a […]

Sharon Van Etten Are We There

REVIEW: Sharon Van Etten – ‘Are We There’

Artist: Sharon Van Etten Album: Are We There Genre: Folk Rock Label: Jagjaguwar Sharon Van Etten is a rarity among musicians. The New Jersey native will step onstage and squabble with her three-piece backing band, combining nervous jokes with a half-snort laugh that would probably get a kid bullied in middle school. She’s a bit […]