Posts Tagged ‘songs’

Betty Harris

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Betty Harris is back.


Progressions

Jazz and smart rock are more closely aligned than normally thought, according to Denton quintet oso closo’s tuneage.
Jimmy Fowler
When Adrian Hulet, the singer, pianist, and songwriter for the arty soul outfit oso closo, moved from Grapevine to Denton in 2001 to attend the University of North Texas, he thought he had exorcised his live-band demons forever...



Handclaps and Harmonies

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Decked out in scandalous tight “weans” (white jeans), plus matching white neckties and suspenders, Handclaps and Harmonies are as squeaky clean as they look.


Oakley Hall

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Brooklyn’s Oakley Hall clearly derives its inspiration from the barest of bare bones, campfire-crooning country.



The Derailers

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My philosophy on tribute albums: When covering popular songs, a band should make its own artistic statement rather than mimicking the original.


Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers

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On the stripped-down … en duo, Canadians Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers bring a crisp freshness to a dozen familiar songs and share two new ones.



The Sadies

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The Sadies built their reputation on a mélange of styles referred to by various critics as (choose one or more terms) honkytonk rockabilly twang spaghetti-western surf electric bluegrass psychedelic pop garage-rock. There̵...


porterdavis

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porterdavis started as a duo featuring songwriter Daniel Barrett on guitar and lead vocals and Mike Meadows on African-influenced percussion, offering an eclectic mixture of styles.



Alan Jackson

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Alan Jackson may be one of a few current country music stars whose careers will last longer than a frozen margarita or one of those fruity drinks with umbrellas.


Bad Religion

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Here’s the truest thing we can say about New Maps of Hell, Bad Religion’s latest: “Well, it’s definitely a Bad Religion album.”