Swamp Tooth- B-Flat Earth review

Every year I find that I’ve missed a few very strong albums that were sent to me for review but for whatever reason (excuse) I didn’t get to write about. So I try to rectify the situation buy writing a few capsule reviews before the previous year is too far in the rear view. 2021… Continue reading Swamp Tooth- B-Flat Earth review

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Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Bluegrass Albums, 2021

Each year since 2000, I have been pleased to consider the finest roots music as part of this journey I’ve been on as a reviewer of CDs (then) and (generically now to include downloads and vinyl) albums. It has been a lot of work over the years, and my passion for roots music has only… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Bluegrass Albums, 2021

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Five Bluegrass Reviews in One

Pinecastle and Bonfire Recent Releases Kim Robins Leave the Porch Light OnLorraine Jordan and Carolina Road I Can Go To ThemDaryl Mosley Small Town DreamerDeeper Shade of Blue Twenty All Pinecastle Music Andrew Crawford The Lonesome Season (Bonfire Recordings) Being the 37th most influential bluegrass music writer in Canada, and the 429th in all of… Continue reading Five Bluegrass Reviews in One

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Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass- Bluegrass Troubadour review

Danny Paisley never disappoints, but this time out he and the Southern Grass have outdone themselves. My review of Bluegrass Troubadour is published over at Fervor Coulee Bluegrass at the Country Standard Time site. Paisley is a master bluegrass vocalist, and on this album of story songs he has reached a new pinnacle. Great stuff… Continue reading Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass- Bluegrass Troubadour review

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Ancient Fervor Coulee Bluegrass CD reviews, pt 2

Continuing to mine the archives, some bluegrass Gold…In a Way.

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Ancient Fervor Coulee Bluegrass CD reviews, pt 1

Going back in time to post some reviews from the early aughts, the first years of Fervor Coulee, with all of from the Waskaoo Bluegrass Music Society newsletter, That High Lonesome Sound.

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Larry Sparks- Ministry in Song review

Larry Sparks Ministry in Song Rebel Records For almost 60 years, Larry Sparks has been “keepin’ it real” when it comes to bluegrass music. And for him, that means spreading the word of his faith. Bluegrass music holds hands with Christianity like few other genres, and Larry Sparks has always been one of bluegrass gospel’s… Continue reading Larry Sparks- Ministry in Song review

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Wilson Banjo Co.- Six Degrees of Separation review

Wilson Banjo Co. Six Degrees of Separation Pinecastle An odd recording, this. And I use the word ‘odd’ deliberately and without negative judgement. Six Degrees of Separation is odd because, well—we just don’t get that many bluegrass albums built around one man’s banjo creations. Steve Wilson is a recognized master at building the 5-string banjo,… Continue reading Wilson Banjo Co.- Six Degrees of Separation review

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