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GPO Box 9994, Sydney NSW 2001, Australia
AUSTRALIAN FOLK SONGS AND BUSH BALLADS: OVER 100 TRADITIONAL AND POPULAR SONGS CELEBRATING AUSTRALIA by Warren Fahey. 2010, ISBN: 978-0-7333-2882-4, pbk $39.99, 267pp., 9 x 12, Index of song titles. Collection of folk songs from Australia compiled by accomplished folklorist and historian.
University of Illinois Press
1325 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820
GONE TO THE COUNTRY: THE NEW LOST CITY RAMBLERS AND THE FOLK MUSIC REVIVAL by Ray Allen. 2010, ISBN: 978-0-252-07747-0, pbk $25, 328pp., 6 x 10, Discography, notes and index. Chronicles the life and music of pioneering old-time country trio who helped inspire the resurgence of southern roots music during the folk revival of the late 1950s and 1960s.
Abbott Family Music
406 Lincoln St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Take Me Home: LUKE ABBOTT. Bluegrass vocalist and multi-instrumentalist releases debut solo album.
Postfach 1945, Osnabrück D-49009, Germany
1225 Grace: BOB BONASTRE. French composer/guitarist releases 10 acoustic songs exploring several musical cultures.
1451 Born To Be Together: TOMASZ GAWOREK. 12 instrumental works from Polish acoustic guitarist.
1453 Lachrimae: EVGENI FINKELSTEIN. Russian classical guitarist plays the works of Giovanni Zamboni, John Dowland, Robert de Visee and Carlo Domeniconi.
1458 A Celtic Pilgrimage: JOHN DOAN. Twenty-string harp guitarist releases 20 original, solo compositions based on impressions of the Celtic islands.
704 President Dr., Brooklyn, NY 11215
01 Æ: Æ. New York City-based duo releases 14 trads, most a cappella, others with backing on panduri and accordion.
Friedberger Landstr 128, Frankfurt am Main 60316, Germany
069 Angola Soundtrack: The Unique Sound of Luanda 1965-1978: VARIOUS. 18-track collection of distorted samba, kazucuta, psychedelic merengue and instrumental Angolan music.
1025 Locust Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22901
Passage: JOHN McCUTCHEON. Folk artist releases 34th album featuring 14 original Appalachian-tinged tracks, with backing from Tim O’Brien, Stuart Duncan and Bryn Davies, among others.
10341 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530
539 The Best of Sacred Steel: VARIOUS. 16 tracks collected from Arhoolie’s previous releases focusing on the electric steel guitar tradition as practiced in African American Holiness Pentecostal churches.
P.O. Box 51, High Bridge, NJ 08829
The Chymical Vegas Wedding: JOE CASSADY and THE WEST END SOUND. New York-based indie band releases 11-track album.
57 Backbone: PETE COE. Singer-songwriter releases 12-track folk album with bonus live track.
119 Spadina Ave, Suite 700, Toronto, ON M5V 2L1, Canada
10 Half Way Sweet: ANDREA KOZIOL. Canadian songwriter/musician releases 13-track album inspired by acoustic folk, old-time jazz and Brazilian pop, with backing on the ukulele.
Susannah Clifford Blachly
38 Ennis Hill Rd., Marshfield, VT 05658
4 All the Colors: SUSANNAH CLIFFORD BLACHLY. Vermont-based singer-songwriter and instrumentalist releases fourth album featuring folk songs and fiddle tunes.
Box 95105, Kingsgate RPO, Vancouver, BC V5T 4T8, Canada
0067 Everywhere West: JIM BYRNES. Canadian blues artist releases 12-track album featuring acoustic melodies alongside backing on various guitars, organ and more.
214 Idell St., Philadelphia, PA 19119
Tell It Like It Is: DEB CALLAHAN. Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter releases 11-track blues and soul album with nine original songs.
290 Shuter Street, Toronto, ON M5A 1W7, Canada
205 The Once: THE ONCE. Newfoundland-based trio releases 12-track Canadian folk and roots album.
205 Stealing Genius: RON HYNES. Newfoundland-based singer-songwriter releases 14-track folk album, with backing.
1525 Marsha Ave., Modesto, CA 95350
Staying the Night in Clearwater: JOHN BRUCE. California-based singer-songwriter releases 13 songs with backing on guitar, drums and bass.
2034 NW 27th St., Portland, OR 97210
20101 Indians and Clowns: MIRIAMS WELL. Nine tracks on debut album from topical Oregon-based rock duo.
207 N. Grove Ave., Apt. 2, Oak Park, IL 60302
Pretty Close to Very Good: THE MATT BURKE BAND. Duo consisting of singer-songwriter and guitarist releases 10-track debut album inspired by blues and pop-rock.
Buxom County Records
PO Box 19, Boring, MD 21020
Red Dress: KARYN OLIVER. Baltimore-based Americana singer releases a dozen original songs.
1420 19th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94122
In Another Life: BUXTER HOOT’N. California-based band releases sophomore album influenced by traditional folk and country and psychedelic rock.
3131 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85017
6462 Goodnight, Sweet Dreams, I Love You: RANDALL PASKEMIN. Singer-songwriter presents 18 children’s tracks in English and Cree.
6472 Woodland Groove: THA TRIBE. Live recording features 17 tracks of singing and drumming in the traditional Pow-Wow style.
6475 Navajo Songs for Children: TALIBAH BEGAY. Young artist presents 16 tracks in Navajo and English reflecting the traditions and values of the Navajo people.
6480 Love Hurts, Dude: DEARLY and DENNY. Singing duo releases 11-track album about the roller coaster of modern romance, featuring Round Dance-style music.
Mainzerstr. 57, Berlin 12053, Germany
002 Systema Solar: SYSTEMA SOLAR. Technocolor Caribbean hip-hop band releases album inspired by Afro-Latin and Afro-Colombian roots.
415 N LaSalle, Suite 501, Chicago, IL 60654
Exile: BRAD COLE. Acoustic and alt-rock singer-songwriter releases 10-track album with backing.
13 E. 16th St., Suite 400, New York, NY 10003
00002 Walls of Jericho: MARK NEWMAN. New York-based Americana singer releases 12 mostly original songs with backing.
P.O. 160685, Nashville, TN 37216
20102 Nothing More: NEDSKI and MOJO. Duo releases 11 mostly original tracks backed by guitar and mandolin or banjo.
Geijersgatan 27B, Uppsala 752 26, Sweden
007 Lyy: LYY. Swedish folk band releases CD featuring 14 trad tracks influenced by rock and pop.
2000 W. Carroll Ave, #201, Chicago, IL 60612
371 Light of a Vaster Dark: FAUN FABLES. Songwriting duo releases 16-track album exploring the cyclical nature of light and darkness.
355 Franklin Avenue #7, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Knives: LUCINDA BLACK BEAR. 11-track second album from NYC-based chamber-pop band.
Easy on the Records
3 Station Road, Risca, Newport Gwent NP11 6BX, UK
01 Live at the Grand Pavilion: MABON. Wales-based Celtic band releases 10-track live album.
777 S. Main St., Memphis, TN 38106
105 The Set-Up: THE CITY CHAMPS. Memphis-based soul/jazz organ trio releases 10-track sophomore album.
PO 354, Lyons, CO 80540-0354
Elephant Revival: ELEPHANT REVIVAL. Colorado-based neo-acoustic quintet debuts 14-track transcendental folk album.
22 Harbor Park Drive, Port Washington, NY 11050
2082 Southern Filibuster: A Tribute to Tut Taylor: VARIOUS. Assortment of Dobro players release covers of 14 acoustic tracks composed by veteran flatpicking guitarist; performers include Jerry Douglas, Rob Ickes, Andy Hall, Randy Kohrs and many others.
Masovngata 18, NO-3616 Kongsberg, Norway
85 Foy: BENGALO. Trio influenced by Gypsy music explores traditional Serbian material on 10-track album with guests.
P.O. Box 1148, Sharon, CT 06069
139 Horizons: BOB ZENTZ. 14-track mix of traditional and original songs of the sea, river and bay on concertina, banjo and guitar.
ul. Okulicciepo 181440, Stalowa Wola 37-450, Poland
04 Etnomalia Projekt: JAREK ADAMÓW. Polish folk and roots artist and backing band release live recording of 12 largely trad-inspired original klezmer tunes.
3 Memories of the Stone: Wlodawa Synagoglue Live Recording: SIEGRA. Three-piece Central European folklorist band releases 19 mostly trad, live songs recorded in a 300-year-old stone synagogue.
P.O. Box 873, Santa Fe, NM 87504
1009 Black River: JAIME MICHAELS. New single from Santa Fe-based contemporary folk singer-songwriter.
2220 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404
14910 Treme: Music from the HBO Original Series, Season 1: VARIOUS. Collection of songs performed by largely Louisiana-based artists for television series about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Give and Go
216 Martin Street, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
001 Sud Du Sud: DAVID GREELY. Cajun fiddler presents 14 mostly traditional tracks on debut solo album.
Ribe Landevej 190, Vejle DK-7100, Denmark
1610EP Dreamers Circus: DREAMERS CIRCUS. Eponymous debut EP from modern Nordic folk band rooted in jazz, classical and folk.
Great Smoky Mountains Association
115 Park Headquarters Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Old-Time Smoky Mountain Music: VARIOUS. 34-track collection featuring historic songs, ballads and tunes from original field recordings made in 1939 by Song Catcher Joseph S. Hall.
Cockenzie Business Centre, Edinburgh Road, Cockenzie, East Lothian EH32 0XL, Scotland
354 Home: CIARAN DORRIS. Scottish folk and roots singer-songwriter presents 12-track album, including 11 originals, all with backing.
9 ch des Riverains, Val-des-Monts, QC, Canada
002 Moment to Moment: GERRY GRIFFIN. Singer-songwriter releases 10-track acoustic album influenced by folk and blues, with backing by African thumb piano and Appalachian dulcimer.
6 Thompson Close, Maltby S66 8QY, U.K.
03 Brief Lives: GAVIN DAVENPORT. 12-track selection of traditional and broadside ballads on singer and multi-instrumentalist’s debut album.
100 N. Crescent Dr., Ste. 275, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
32142 National Ransom: ELVIS COSTELLO. British singer-songwriter releases 16 original tracks with influences from rock ’n’ roll, r&b and bluegrass, with guest artists.
9-1044 College Street, Toronto, ON MGH1A9, Canada
The Day the Money Run Out: ALEX HICKEY. Dozen-track topical sophomore album from Toronto-based indie singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 501, Germantown, MD 20875
005 Peaceful World: STEVEN GELLMAN. 13 originals from Maryland-based singer-songwriter.
8 Rue Patenier, Liège B-4000, Belgium
4446068 Roqueforte: ARANIS. Flemish band releases 11 tracks composed by Joris Vanvickenroye exploring acoustic chamber rock, with guests.
4446069 The Hour of the Wolf: AURELIA. Belgian trio presents 12-track acoustic folk CD with guest appearance by Laure Delcampe; features backing on guitars, piano, harmonium, banjo, violins and more.
The Jesus Rehab
465 N 43rd St. Apt. 203, Seattle, WA 98103
The Highest Highs and the Lowest Lows: THE JESUS REHAB. Seattle-based rock and rhythm band releases 11-track debut album.
800 Boul. René Lévesque Ouest, #1599, Montréal, QC H3B 1X9, Canada
1982 Les Habits de Papier: DE TEMPS ANTAN. Québécois folk trio presents 13-track album featuring fiddle tunes and trad songs.
184 Elmswood Ave, apt 24, Burlington, VT 05401
Insouciance: KEN LAWLESS. Vermont-based topical singer-songwriter releases 13 original tracks with acoustic guitar backing.
21 Washington Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 1L1, Canada
001 Welcome to Lawrenceville: SUSAN LAWRENCE. Debut album from Canadian songstress features 13 originals and a plethora of musical guests.
11 Iona Place, Mainfield, Cory, Ireland
001 Christy Leahy / Caomhín Vallely: CHRISTY LEAHY / CAOMHÍN VALLELY. Duet album from Ireland-based musicians consisting of mostly Sliabh Luachra music.
4949 NE 34th Ave., Portland, OR 97211
005 Three Colours Ginger: BRONGAENE GRIFFIN with GERRY O’BRIEN and KEVIN BURKE. Collection of modernized traditional fiddle music from Portland-based fiddler accompanied by accomplished musicians.
101 44th St, Pittsburgh, PA
Family Tree: LOHIO. Pittsburgh-based band releases 5-track indie-folk EP.
3200 N. Vance Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Mirror the Branches: GABRIELLE LOUISE. Singer-songwriter and guitarist releases album inspired by Celtic, jazz and country, with varied backing.
C/Luna 15, 3ºI, Madrid 28004, Spain
35 Gone Down South: GECKO TURNER. Spanish singer-songwriter releases 12-track album borrowing from various world and roots styles, with guests.
3742 Jasmine Ave, # 106, Los Angeles, CA 90034
Leave the Light On: JAKOB MARTIN. Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter releases 5-track EP blending pop, rock and folk, wtih backing on harmonica and piano.
109 Indian Road Crescent, Toronto, ON M6P 2G4, Canada
001 What Sings in the Blood: ROSEMARY PHELAN. Singer-songwriter debuts 10-track folk album.
14 E 4th St, #602, New York, NY 10012
Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds: SISTER SPARROW and THE DIRTY BIRDS. Nine-piece band debuts 12-track album featuring a mix of funk, soul and rock ’n’ roll.
P.O. Box 80037, Maples, MN 55408
6 March 1963: SPIDER JOHN KOERNER. 13 tracks of previously undiscovered material, originally recorded in 1963, from trad folk, country and blues musician.
9215 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90212
6186 The Imus Ranch Record II: VARIOUS. A range of artists contribute songs to CD benefiting Don Imus’ working cattle ranch that hosts children afflicted with cancer and other illnesses.www.newwestrecords.com
6190 The Grand Theatre Volume One: OLD 97’S. Alt-country band releases 12 rock-influenced original tracks.
On the Air
18375 Ventura Blvd, #221, Tarzana, CA 91356
9654 Don’t Call Her Larry, Vol. 3: American Roots: LAWRENCE LEBO. Southern California-based singer-songwriter dedicates nine tracks to American roots music influenced by jazz, blues and Western swing, all with backing.
P.O. Box 134, Port Costa, CA 94569
Harlequin Goodnight: FOREST SUN. San Francisco-based singer-songwriter’s 11-track offering of acoustic-based originals blends folk, blues, pop and rock; with backing.
342 Calle Estado, Santa Fe, NM 87501
High Road: KITO PETERS. New Mexico-based singer-songwriter releases 15-track acoustic folk album, with backing.
271 Brackett St., #1, Portland, ME 04102
Armorica: NICOLE RABATA. Flautist releases 12-track album featuring trad Celtic music.
P.O. Box 4044, 501 W. Lynnhurst Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104
236 How the Light Gets In: WISE-MAGRAW. Tabla player and guitarist release instrumental album, their first in 25 years.
80 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA 02472-3930
2110 The Christmas Revels: Down through the Winters: VARIOUS. Portland Revels presents new collection of 28 selections of music, song and poetry representing the 12 Old World countries.
341 Delaware Ave, Ellicott Station, Buffalo, NY 14202
072 Congratulations: Thank You and I’m Sorry: ANIMAL PRUFROCK. Creator of LGBT punk band Bitch and Animal releases a dozen-tracked album produced by Ani DiFranco.
Roche, Lucy Wainwright
P.O. Box 717, Warwick, NY 10990
Lucy: LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE. Singer-songwriter releases album featuring 10 original tracks, one cover and a bonus track, all with backing.
1261 SW 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
Revolution, Man: DRAGON ROSE. Topical release from Florida-based janitor.
One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803
0653 Bluegrass Number One Hits: VARIOUS. Compilation featuring tracks that reached Number One on bluegrass radio chart; featuring such artists as Dailey & Vincent, The Grascals and Blue Highway, among many others.
P.O. Box 995, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-0009
Troubador: People’s History In Song: DAVID ROVICS. Topical singer-songwriter releases 18-track album documenting American history.
P.O. Box 477365, Chicago, IL 60647
1968 No Bread: THE NORTHSIDE SOUTHPAWS. Mandolin-and-guitar duo releases second album with 13 tracks featuring a mix of jazz, blues and old-time country.
Screen Door Records
P.O. Box 91, New York, NY 10031
0002 Delicious: KRISTEN THIEN. Blues and r&b singer/guitarist releases 13 tracks of mostly original music, with backing band.
P.O. Box 106, Whately, MA 01093
2032 Lake Street Dive: LAKE STREET DIVE. Northeastern quartet presents debut album featuring 13 tracks of acoustic indie-pop.
Skillet Dog Records
162 Saint Mildred Ct., Danville, KY 40422
010 Dust: M. LUCAS. Acoustic guitarist releases 10-track album influenced by Americana, folk, roots-rock and country, featuring backing from Bleu Mortensen and Jenée Fleenor.
Unit 1, The Hothouse, 274 Richmond Road, London Fields, Hackney E8 3QW, UK
027 The Sound of Siam: Leftfield Luk Thung, Jazz and Molam in Thailand 1964-1975: VARIOUS. Collection of Western-influenced vintage recordings from Thailand.
Stevie Dunne Banjo
10 Oakvale Gardens, Dunmurry, Belfast BT17 0SD, Northern Ireland
20101 About Time: STEVIE DUNNE. Belfast-based banjo player releases debut 11-track album featuring trad Irish tunes on tenor banjo, with backing.
14 Hewson St., Mt. Pleasant, Swansea SA1 6HS, United Kingdom
The Tides: STONECRAFT. Acoustic roots band presents original 10-track album containing eight songs and two tunes.
Strange Attractors Audio House
P.O. Box 13007, Portland, OR 97213
063 The Woody Nightshade: SHARRON KRAUS. Singer-songwriter releases 10 tracks in the tradition of English and Appalachian folk music.
1139 1/2 Poquito St. #4, Austin, TX 78702
Into the Black: BRIAN HUDSON. 8-track solo effort from member of indie folk band The Hudsons.
Tennessee Mafia Jug Band
P.O. Box 1464, Goodlettsville, TN 37070
Poor Leroy’s Almanack: THE TENNESSEE MAFIA JUG BAND. Quintet presents 13-track album featuring jug band music with old-time country and bluegrass influences.
P.O. Box 141, Vienna, MO 65582
007 Around: MICK BYRD. Missouri-based based singer-songwriter releases 13-track album of Americana roots music blending folk, rock, country and blues.
1 Nortolk Court, Norfolk Road, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 1LA, UK
6502 The Great Dark Water: ANDREW CRONSHAW. Reissue of folk musician’s exploration of English and Scottish music recorded alongside accomplished musicians.
True North Records
14 - 3245 Harvest Rd., Burlington, ON L5N 3T7, Canada
534 The Battles Rage On: CHARLIE LOUVIN. Country legend presents 12 tracks about war, patriotism and sacrifice on an album dedicated to those in military service.
Verbal Burlesque Records
P. O. Box 1053, Twisp, WA 98856
002 Woebegone: DANBERT NOBACON and the BAD THINGS. Singer, songwriter and former member of Chumbawumba releases 14-track album based on the novel Damengeist or the Devil Came Down to Yorkshire by Bebon Candorant.
P.O. Box 7365, Fairfax Station, VA 22039
122 Castings: FERN KNIGHT. Nine-track fourth album from Philadelphia/D.C.-based quartet draws on influences from UK folk, 1970s Krautrock and baroque and renaissance music with backing from harp, cello and violin.
445 Old Academy Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824
05 To the Marrow: EMILY ASEN. Fairfield, Conn.-based singer-songwriter and musician rooted in traditional folk releases 12-track sophomore album.
51-B Halsey St., Newport, RI 02840
13 Revelation: JP JONES. Veteran indie folk singer-songwriter releases 15-track compilation showcasing efforts from 1991 to 2006.
P.O. Box 83, Glen Ellyn, IL 60138
0093 Weather: ANNIE GALLUP. Eighth release from poet/singer-songwriter combines spoken word with classically based string quartet arrangements.
610 N. Water St., Ste. 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202
1001 Live at BoMA: WILLY PORTER and CARPE DIEM. Acoustic guitarist and string quartet release live recording of seven indie-pop tracks.
What Are Records?
2401 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304
Reverie: DAVID WILCOX. 14-track album recorded before a live audience by accomplished singer-songwriter.
May Cottage, Fullerton Road, Wherwell, Hampshire, SP11 7JS, U.K.
355 Away in the West: MICK RYAN and PAUL DOWNES. 14 songs from British folk music duo.
2527 Windsor Street, Halifax, NS B3K 5C2, Canada
02 Clocks and Hearts Keep Going: TANYA DAVIS. Singer-songwriter presents 10 tracks with backing from electric guitar, banjos and more.
PO 58155, Nashville, TN 37205
2959 Swimmer: SUSAN ANDERS. Singer-songwriter releases 12-track folk-pop album with guest artists Jerry Douglas and Maura O’Connell.
Klintens Vag 9, Goteborg SE- 414 76, Sweden
A Celtic Christmas: WEST OF EDEN. 12-track Christmas album from 6-piece Celtic band alongside accomplished guests.
Ninth Street Opus
1100 Ninth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710-1203
10 Bright Examples: SARAH LEE GUTHRIE and JOHNNY IRION. Husband-and-wife duo release 12-track country-rock LP featuring original compositions with backing.
4007 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR 97227
1003LP The Secret Museum of Mankind, Vol. 3: Ethnic Musical Classics -1925-48: VARIOUS. Third part of archival 78-rpm transfer series exhibits indigenous musical recordings from around the world; compiled by Pat Conte.
P.O. Box 80037, Maples, MN 55408
13 Music Is Just a Bunch of Notes: SPIDER JOHN KOERNER. 12 tracks remastered from tapes originally recorded and released in 1972 from trad folk, country and blues musician, accompanied by DVD of 1970 16mm movie titled The Secret of Sleep.
916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212
4519 Live at Blair: ALISON BROWN QUARTET with JOE CRAVEN. Debut DVD release from Grammy-winning banjoist and backing band features 10 tracks recorded at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music.
P.O. Box 54743, Atlanta, GA 30308
014 Let Your Feet Do the Talkin’: STEWART COPELAND, Director. 30-min. documentary featuring 70-year-old buckdancing legend Thomas Maupin and his banjo-playing grandson Daniel Rothwell, with special features.
37 E. Clinton St., Newton, NJ 07860
621 The Legacy of Roscoe Holcomb: ROSCOE HOLCOMB. DVD collection of filmed performances from legendary Kentucky bluegrass musician; includes footage from film and TV as well as two documentaries from John Cohen, one of which is new.