In a turbulent world it’s sometimes nice to get lost in music. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more uplifting moment of escape than this version of the Beatles “Across the Universe.” Talented folk trio the Accidentals are joined by members of the Decemberists for this mesmerizing performance.
THE DECEMBERISTS, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World edges out RYAN BINGHAM, Fear and Saturday Night as your favorite for the week of January 20, 2015. Poll Results Readers’ Top Picks – Winter 2015 JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE, Absent Fathers (17) THE DECEMBERISTS, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World (13) RYAN […]
#1. JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT, Here We Rest (Lightning Rod) I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t hoping for a full-on rock assault from Isbell and crew. What I got was something better — a nuanced musical tour of his home state of Alabama. From the back porch acoustic sway of […]
My favorite albums from the Winter of 2011. Links will lead you to Twangville reviews. Also, be sure and check out the video companion below. Enjoy! Top 10 THE DECEMBERISTS, The King is Dead [★★★★★/4.700]Album number 6 for the Portland, OR based group. A slight departure from previous concept albums featuring cameos by Peter Buck […]
READERS PICK: JANUARY 2011 Twangville readers recently picked The Decemberists‘ The King is Dead as their favorite album of January 2011. To record album number six The Decemberists shacked up in a remote barn outside of their Portland, OR base. For this release, the band shied away from their common concept album format to do […]
Even though we’ve just barely wrapped 2010, the 2011 release calendar is about to burst from the gate. Here are a few releases we’re eagerly awaiting at the Twangville General Store. And don’t forget our special give-away — tell us your most highly anticipated 2011 release and be eligible for signed cds from Chris Knight […]