Sairie – The Trembling Earth

Moved by the stark isolation of the pandemic, Sairie has returned with a striking new EP. February’s beautiful Scarlet and Blue release was indeed a difficult act to follow, yet The Trembling Earth goes above and beyond and actually raises the bar for the group. Each of the three songs here—two new originals and a classic Thomas Moore poem—isContinue reading “Sairie – The Trembling Earth”

The Record Crates United Mixtape #26: An Interview with Christopher C. King

Tonight we have the great pleasure and honor of featuring famed musicologist, archivist and grammy-winning producer Christopher C. King. King is a passionate and prolific 78 collector who has produced numerous collections of old time country, blues and international music, including Tompkins Square’s Imaginational Anthem Volume 6 and albums by a wide range of legendary artistsContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape #26: An Interview with Christopher C. King”

June 2020 Roundup

There’s plenty going on in the world right now that’s far more important than what I have to say about music. However if you’re anything like me, taking an occasional break to get lost into some tunes might be the best way to process all of the heavy stuff and stay centered. So here’s aContinue reading “June 2020 Roundup”

The Record Creates United Mixtape #25

Tune out the rest of the world tonight and tune in to the latest episode of The Record Crates United Mixtape on Dunebuggyradio.com. Today’s show features the music of Rootless, Kinloch Nelson, Yasmin Williams and many others. Tune in at 8PM EST, and if you miss it, don’t forget that there’ll be an instant replayContinue reading “The Record Creates United Mixtape #25”

April 2020 Roundup – Volume 2

While we all may be stuck at home, great music continues to pour in through our mailboxes and computers. Here are some more of the best sounds that have reached our ears this month… The Prefab Messiahs – “21st Century Failure” Always with their finger on the pulse of society’s ills, The Prefab Messiahs haveContinue reading “April 2020 Roundup – Volume 2”

The Record Crates United Holiday Mixtape

Tune in tonight at Dunebuggyradio.com at 8pm EST for a break from the holiday norm. Songs of the season from the likes of Psychic Ills, Rowan : Morrison, Yo La Tengo and many others are in store for you. Come in from the cold and hang out for a while.

Vetiver – Up On High

When you listen to Vetiver’s latest record, Up On High, you truly feel like you’ve come home. Andy Cabic may have formed Vetiver some 17 years ago, but this album proves that his talents haven’t aged a bit. Every song here hits the mark and hits it perfectly. Without question, Up On High is a showcaseContinue reading “Vetiver – Up On High”

Fat Knuckle Freddy – Alfred Hitchcock Plays Guitar

With a title like Alfred Hitchcock Plays Guitar, how could you not give it a listen? The Portland, Maine dwelling Fat Knuckle Freddy plays in the style of the bluesier end of the American primitive guitar spectrum. By utilizing his mastery of slide and precise fingerpicking, Freddy creates arid, dusty atmospheres with his instrument inContinue reading “Fat Knuckle Freddy – Alfred Hitchcock Plays Guitar”

The Lark & The Loon – Homestead Hands & 2

I am reviewing The Lark and The Loon’s Homestead Hands and The Lark and The Loon 2 together, as I received them that way, but also because they were practically recorded back-to-back as well. Homestead Hands glows with a welcoming warmth like a flickering cabin fireplace. Husband and wife duo Jeff Rolfzen and Rocky Steen-Rolfzen play authenticContinue reading “The Lark & The Loon – Homestead Hands & 2”

Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker – at Jerry’s On Front 8.19.18

There are few things on this earth that are more enjoyable than when this duo appear together on stage. The magic that they weave together using only two guitars is jaw-dropping to say the least. Check it out below: