I have no idea how many roots albums I bought, received for review, actually wrote about, listened to through a brief flirtation with a streaming service, and sampled via Polaris Music Prize jury membership, as well as other industry-provided downloads during 2022. But when I review other lists, I see a lot I am familiar… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots Albums of 2022
Tag: Last Train Home
Eric Brace & Last Train Home- Everything Will Be review
Eric Brace & Last Train Home Everything Will Be Red Beet Records Eric Brace is one of the smoothest and most interesting vocalists populating Americana. While hardly a familiar name within the mainstream of roots music, those of us who have attuned our ears his direction recognize his appealing qualities. For reference, Brace and his… Continue reading Eric Brace & Last Train Home- Everything Will Be review
Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots Albums of 2020
I’ve been writing about roots music for 20 years, and have been assembling self-indulgent ‘favourite roots albums of the year’ lists for most of that time. While always a pleasant challenge, this year’s list was the most difficult for me to assemble. COVID-19 kept me even more tied to my remote music world this year,… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots Albums of 2020
What Else Was Donald Listening to in 2020?
What have I been listening to in 2020? Over the next few weeks, I’ll share my favourite roots albums of the year. I thought it interesting, if a bit self-indulgent, in this brutal year when we couldn’t see live music, that I also consider albums I discovered during lockdown and while under restrictions. I listened… Continue reading What Else Was Donald Listening to in 2020?
Eric Brace & Last Train Home- Daytime Highs & Overnight Lows review
Eric Brace & Last Train HomeDaytime Highs & Overnight LowsRed Beet Records More than a decade after their previous release, a six-song EP of covers, Americana group Last Train Home returns with a compelling, and majestic collection of new music. Previous albums, from their impressive, self-titled debut through 2007’s Last Good Kiss provided attuned listeners… Continue reading Eric Brace & Last Train Home- Daytime Highs & Overnight Lows review