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Publication Noted (February 2011)


GO’ Danish Folk Music
Ribe Landevej 190, DK 7100 Vejle, DK, Denmark

BUESTRØG og BÆLGTRÆK: Musik fra en vestjysk spillemandsfamilie by LILIAN VAMMEN. 2011, ISBN: 978-87-991919-1-8, spiral $32, 83pp., 9.5x7. Sheet music to thirty-one track traditional dance and folk music from the West of Jutland. (CD and book).

Wesleyan University Press
215 Long Ln., Middletown, CT 06459

Umm KULTHum: Artistic agency and the shaping of an arab legent, 1967-2007 by LAURA LOHMAN. 2010, ISBN: 9780819570710, pbk $30, 229pp., 6.5x9.5, Epilogue, Notes, References, Index. An examination of Umm Kulthum’s role in fashioning her image and the conflicting ways that her image and music have been interpreted since her death in 1975.


Aim for Zero
Mason City, Iowa

Ruby Red Shoes: SARAH LOU RICHARDS. Solo Nashville singer/songwriter releases 10 track modern folk/Americana album featuring all original songs.

c/o Epitaph, 2798 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026

87103-2 100 Lovers: DEVOTCHKA. Denver-based group releases their fifth record featuring 12 original tracks.

Gemeeteplein 7, 1730 Asse, Belgium

1330 The False Fly: GRIFF. Bagpipe playing trio releases 13 track album that balances new compositions and traditional music.

Ari & Mia


Unruly Heart: ARI & MIA. Acoustic accompanied sister duo who explore the traditions of Southern Appalachia, Northeastern fiddle music by combining original compositions and traditional pieces.

Helen Austin
3935 Livingstone Road, Royston, BC V0R 2V0, Canada

111 Treehouse: HELEN AUSTIN. Canadian singer-songwriter releases 13 track original album of alternative folk music.

Barn Swallows
PO Box 65, Skippack , PA 19474

The Barn Swallows: THE BARN SWALLOWS. Debut album from original acoustic country-folk band from Pennsylvania.

1341 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77008

10008 Kind of Everything: JEFF TALMADGE. Texas singer/songwriter releases his seventh studio recording that features 12 Americana tracks with finger-picking style.

Blue Buddha
136 W Anthony Ave, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

7 Chaos Rise Up: JEREMY DePRISCO. Recording artist and producer releases 7th industrial hard folk/rock album featuring drummer Dave Eisenhower and all original material.

Blue Skunk
12400 Russet Lane, Huntley, IL 60142

The Diversity Project: STEVIE J. Mississippi native releases two separate jump blues albums recorded during the same period of time.

1013 Wired for Sound: HOWARD GLAZER AND THE EL 34S. Latest release from Detroit blues performer and band this new release retains electric blues style and traditional blues elements.

P.O. Box 1771, Austin, TX 78767, USA

0103 Top Hat Crown & The Clapmaster’s Son: THE BAND OF HEATHENS. Austin-based five-man band and guests release Southern rock/roots album.

Bounding Main
2100 Lasalle St, Racine, WI 53402

Kraken Up: BOUNDING MAIN. Vocal group releases 6th album of traditional maritime music with harmonic sound.

Jackie Bristow


5093 Freedom: JACKIE BRISTOW. New Zealand singer/songwriter releases 10 mostly original tracks.

3131 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85017

6430 The Gift of Life: RANDY WOOD. Grammy-nominated singer draws upon influences from the Cree culture and Round Dance to create a 15 track album to celebrate the diverse rhythms of Native life.

7098 Passion, Fire & Grace: GABRIEL AYALA & WILL CLIPMAN. Eleven track album that blends cultures and incorporates classical guitar flavored with flamenco, jazz, tango, and Native American influences and enlivened by the beat of pan-global percussion.

8120 How Sweet the Sound: SOUTHERN SCRATCH. Fourteen track album celebrates the Joaquin Family legacy and the memory of Angelo Joaqhin, Sr.

Cathouse Music
5520 Mission Rd, Fairway, KS 66205

20032 Porchlight: Todd Sharpville. Fifteen track dual-disc album from UK-based bluesman, produced by Duke Robillard.

PO Box 977, Asbury Park , NJ 07712

046 The Anarchy and the Ecstasy : THE WORLD/INFERNO FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY . The newest collection of orchestral rants on the groups 13th release with a full horn section, baby grand piano, punk guitar, 5 string bass and dueling male and female vocals.

65, Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1, Dublin 1, Ireland

01 Le Gealaigh: A Moment of Madness: BRENDAN BEGLEY & CAOIMHÍN Ó RAGHALLAIGH. Twelve tracks of traditional Irish music played on fiddle and button accordion.

dist. Sony, 550 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022

The Bang Years 1966-1968: NEIL DIAMOND. Twenty-three original mono recordings including original versions of Cherry, Cherry, Solitary Man, I’m A Believer, and Red, Red Wine.

dist. Sony Music, 550 Madison Ave., 17th Fl., New York, NY 10022-3211

88697-76179 The Bootleg Series, Vol. 9: Bob Dylan The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964: BOB DYLAN. 2-disc 9th installment in the Bootleg Series featuring unreleased studio recordings from 1962-1964, plus demos, alternate takes, live cuts and rare songs and photos.

916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212

745502 T With The Maggies: T WITH THE MAGGIES. First recorded collaboration of four female Irish musicians whose album’s 11 tracks include traditional and contemporary songs with eight sung in Gaelic and three in English.

745492 Help My Brother: THE GIBSON BROTHERS. Brother duet release 10th bluegrass album featuring 13 original tracks with guest appearances by Ricky Skaggs, Alison Brown, Mike Witcher, and Claire Lynch.

Constant Clip
1424 Cornelia St, Knoxville, TN 37917

Disappear: J WAGNER. A collection of eleven Americana/roots tinged tracks on the songwriter’s fourth lyrical-based album.

Creaking Tree String Quartet
4 Atkins Ave, Toronto, ON M6K 1W1, Canada

0404 Sundogs: THE CREAKING TREE STRING QUARTET. Fourth original album featuring instrumentals that blend bluegrass, jazz, classical and Celtic influences from Toronto-based stringband.

413 Carpenter Rd., Charlotte, VT 05445

20 Agadez: BOMBINO. Young Tuareg guitarist and songwriter from Agadez, Niger releases 10 track original album that echoes the inspiration of fellow African singers and blues/rock icons.

Delhi 2 Dublin
Popguru Sound & Vision Ltd., 137 Berkeley Street, Toronto, ON M5A 2X1

003 Planet Electric: DELHI 2 DUBLIN. Canadian based band releases 13 track album of energetic mash-ups of Bhangra, Celtic, Dub Reggae, and Electronica with global rhythms and club beats.

Delmore Recording Society
P.O. Box 50744, Nashville, TN 37205

21 Grandma’s Roadhouse: Riley . Rock n’ roll trio release 10-track album.

Eternal Delight
P.O. Box 7861, Wilson, NC 27895

The Service of Song: JIM CLARK. Musician and vocalist sets the poetry of Byron Herbert Reece to Appalachian-themed songs.

The Foghorn Trio
109 NE 78th Ave, Portland, OR 97213

Sud de la Louisiane: THE FOGHORN TRIO. Traditional old time fiddle tunes and country songs on this trio’s latest 14-track album.

P.O. Box 77225, San Francisco, CA 94107

703 Brand New Eyes: DOUG MacLEOD. Scottish singer-songwriter releases eleven track original blues album.

Jim Gallant
PO Box 351, New Gloucester, ME 04260

Old Hat With A New Coat: JIM GALLANT. Solo guitar artist with back-up instrumentals from New England releases 11 track mostly original album.

P. O. Box 1653, Keystone Heights, FL 32656

Okra and Ecclesiastes: GRANT PEEPLES. Fourth album release from contemporary country singer featuring Texas swing, Latin rhythm and bluegrass influences.

GO’ Danish Folk Music
Ribe Landevej 190, DK 7100 Vejle, DK, Denmark

0211 Diamond Eyes and Silver Sound: THE ENFANT & THE QUIET. Debut EP from Danish band whose inspiration draws from sixties American folk music.

0311 Vingefang: KAREN MOSE. Debut solo album from Danish singer/songwriter that includes both original tracks and traditional songs in new interpretations.

1510 Still Young: HABBADÃM. Danish trio release 13 track album from the most eastern Danish island Bornholm.

1910 BUESTRØG og BÆLGTRÆK: Musik fra en vestjysk spillemandsfamilie: LILIAN VAMMEN. Thirty-one track traditional dance and folk music from the West of Jutland. (CD and book).

Cockenzie Business Centre, Edinburgh Road, Cockenzie, East Lothian EH32 0XL, Scotland

353 Words Unspoken: BARBARA DICKSON. Twelve-track album opening with a song-writing collaboration with Troy Donockley and 8 interpretations of traditional songs.

358 Davy Steele The Show: Songs from the Heart of Scotland: VARIOUS. A tribute to Davy Steele several of his friends including Karine Polwart, Kate Rusby, Kathy Stewart, Patsy Seddon, Sally Barker, etc. choose and interpreted this album’s selection of songs.

Grownup Noise
527 Barclay Ave, Morrisville, PA 19067

This Time With Feeling: THE GROWNUP NOISE. Bostonian multi-instrumentalist avant-folk quartet release 12 track sophomore album.

Heart Music
P.O. Box 160326, Austin, TX 78716

Heroine: LIBBY KIRKPATRICK. Austin-based singer-songwriter teams with producer and musician Rob Halverson to release her fourth album in an attempt to capture and express the fluctuating feelings of new motherhood.

14879 6th Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155

0657 The Holy Coming of the Storm: CAHALEN MORRISON & ELI WEST. Fourteen track, mostly original old-time bluegrass inspired music with two traditional pieces.

Maggie Herron
PO Box 41380, Los Angeles, CA 90041

In The Wings: MAGGIE HERRON. Hawaii-based pianist/vocalist/songwriter makes national debut with a CD of original songs and instrumentals.

Incochee Trail
PO Box 22246, Seattle, WA 98122

001 Westfalia: CHARLIE LOESEL. New debut CD from singer/songwriter that chronicles six years of travels across the states and combines American blues, folk, and country.

Janey Girl
980 Lawson Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 6T1, Canada

0005 Caught in Time: JANE EAMON. A collection of original song recorded live in Blue Rock Texas with Andrew Smith mandolin, Gord Brush guitars, Gene Elders fiddle, and Jane Eamon vocals and guitars.

Jersey Girl Music
P.O. Box 560145, West Medford, MA 02156

Heaven to Heartache: SUSAN CATTANEO. New Jersey native releases sophomore, 12 track original album that combines blues, rock, country and soul.

Josh Joffen
26 West Cabot Lane, Westbury, NY 11590

Postcard from Antigua: JOSH JOFFEN. A lyrical travelogue, with songs set in the Caribbean, the Middle East and his own New York with backing tracks provided by local and regional all-stars – including Gathering Time, Tom Griffith and Martha Trachtenberg, Russ Seeger and Jack Licitra.

Kansantaiteenkeskus Kansanmusiikki-instituutti
PL 11, 69601 Kaustinen, Folks Ars Centre PO Box 11, Kaustinen, Finland FIN-69601

2 Konsta Lives: LUOMALA & SALMINEN. Finnish instrumental duo release a live studio recording of traditional folk music.

P.O. Box 44, Greenwich, NY 12834

108 Bob Warren: BOB WARREN. Self-titled, 5th original album from Saratoga Springs singer/songwriter.

Loves It!
905 Gullet St, Austin, TX 78702

Yay!: Loves It!. Duo songwriters combine folk, country, indie-pop, and swing music with backing on claw hammer banjo, guitars, fiddle and mandolin.

P.O. Box 1977, Old Chelsea Station, New York, NY 10011

7460 Gamelan of Java, Vol. 4: Puspa Warna: VARIOUS. A collection of well-known classical Javanese gamelan music featuring multiple renditions of some songs and the rarely heard Gadhung Mlati.

7461 Gamelan of Java, Vol. 5: Cirebon Tradition in America: VARIOUS. A collection of early know Gamelan music, Cirebon, which is rooted in orchestral tradition and mainly found in Indonesia and Malaysia.

P.O. Box 433, South Berwick, ME 03908

206 Sun Dog: DAVID SURETTE. Collection of eight solo guitar instrumentals from diverse New England-based guitarist.

Maison de Soul
P.O. Drawer 10, Ville Platte, LA 70586

1091 Return of the Creole: JEFFERY BROUSSARD and THE CREOLE BOYS. Creole music from zydeco accordion player and former member of Zydeco Force.

Mercer Street
485 Broadway 3rd Fl, New York, NY 10013

70229 Sunset Over Hope Street: ARI HEST. First full-length album of new material in four years, these eleven tracks feature lead piano and various string arrangements and percussion.

Musica Almaya
PO Box 1555, New York, NY 10276

Tanita: NURIYA. Eleven track album featuring Andalusian-inspired, flavor of Latin and Mid-East sounds and gypsy soul music.

Musique Acadienne
P.O. Box 1366, Jennings, LA 70546

0013 Le P’tit Chevrolet: LES AMIES LOUISIANAISES. Sixteen-track album consists of Cajun-French favorites, new originals, and one instrumental fiddle duet with French lyrics and translations.

Stubenrauchstr. 50, Berlin D-12161, Germany

75 Caci Vorba: True Speech: SZCZERA MOWA. Gypsy inspired album features 13 tracks that transform traditional melodies of Roma, Hungarians, Slavs, Greeks, and the Middle East and includes two live bonus tracks.

77 Lost Causes: DANIEL KAHN & THE PAINTED BIRD. Detroit native singer-songwriter and band releases their third, 13 track album that includes original tracks and radical adaptations of Yiddish and German classics.

Pearly Snaps
PO Box 67, Shokan, NY 12481

The Pearly Snaps (self-titled): THE PEARLY SNAPS. Singer-songwriter duo releases 13 track original self-titled album with guest artists, Steve Selin and Abby Newton.

P.O. Box 200, Lexington, KY 40588

This Land I Love: ONE LEFT. Thirteen-track album from pop-influenced folk band.

1001 Rise Above: WILL WHITE. Mix of Americana and bluegrass in 16-track, original album.

72 Sheffield Road, Glossop, Derbyshire SK13 8QP, U.K.

008 Gritstone Serenade: BRIAN PETERS. British multi-instrumentalist and singer releases 15-track album featuring English folk songs and dance music, old and new.

Adam Rader
713 Bay St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Any Way I Can EP: ADAM RADER . Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter gives sneak peak at 2011 album with two-song EP.

Red House
P.O. Box 4044, 501 W. Lynnhurst Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104

241 Steady As She Goes: HOT TUNA. Iconic roots psychedelia act return with first new studio album in 20 years. 12 track album featuring founding members of Jefferson Airplane, Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen.

P.O. Box 276, Groveland, CA 95321-0276

99 I Dreamed Count Basie Was A Cowboy: DON BURNHAM. Twelve original track album that features back-up instrumentation and vocals from Lost Weekend Swing Band.

Roaring Twenties


00052 From Here: KATEY LAUREL. Denver-based solo artist releases folk-flavored pop album featuring catchy but intelligent lyricism supported by sparse acoustic production to lush, cinematic layers of sound.

Roomful of Sky
P.O. Box 3192, New York, NY 10163

1004 The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales, Vol. 1: DIANE WOLKSTEIN. Collection of Haitian folk tales with musical accompaniment.

One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803

City of Refuge: ABIGAIL WASHBURN. Appalachia and folk-pop from clawhammer banjoist/singer.

0664 A Bluegrass Gospel Songbook: VARIOUS. Thirteen bluegrass gospel tracks which include classic songs such as Wayfaring Stranger, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, and Amazing Grace performed by modern bluegrass artists.

212 W. Durand St., Philadelphia, PA 19119

Stretched on Your Grave: RUNA. Sophomore 13-track album of contemporary Celtic music from Philadelphia-based band.

George Sapounidis
18 Bertona St., Ottawa, ON K2G 0W1, Canada

007 Greatest Hits Vol. 1: OUZO POWER. Rock infused interpretation of Greek Rebetika performed by Greek-Canadian musician/singer, George Sapounidis, featuring three of Canadian back-up musicians: Stuart Watkins, Fred Guignion, and Ross Murrary.

37 E. Clinton St., Newton, NJ 07860

78065 Palermo Snow: JOHN RENBOURN. First new solo album in 13 years from Pentangle founder features 10 original tracks with Celtic influence.

3021 Kensington Ave, Richmond, VA 23221

Through A Fogged Glass: WES SWING. Debut album featuring a cello and violin and lyrics with strong literary component including two tracks, In a Station of the Metro and All Other Love, which are (respectively) Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot poems set to music.

Skinny Dennis
17711 NE 147th Court, Brush Prairie, WA 98606

005 Celilo Falls: RACHEL HARRINGTON. Third album from acoustic Americana singer features stories from the American West.

Sara Softich
324 N. Central Ave., Duluth, MN 55807

Highway to the Sun: SARA SOFTICH. Thirteen original tracks from midwestern singer-songwriter/pianist/fiddler.

St. Christopher
7615 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago, IL 60631

7001 One: JAMES MCCANDLESS. Eighth independent album features eight original songs and four Irish traditional tunes, with backing on violin, viola, bass, bouzouki, electric guitar and percussion.

Stony Plain
Box 861, Edmonton, AB T5J 2L8, Canada

1344 Shake ’Em On Down: A Tribute to Mississippi Fred McDowell: RORY BLOCK. Twelve track tribute to Mississippi singer Fred McDowell.

Sugar Hill
120 31st Ave North, Nashville, TN 37203

House on Fire: BRIAN WRIGHT. Waco, Texas native releases his first album consisting of fourteen original tracks blending influences from Irish-influenced singing style to country blues guitar.

Tasjan Music
42 Broadway, 22nd Fl, New York, NY 10004

Teeth of Champions: THE MADISON SQUARE GARDENERS. Original 5-track Americana/pop album from New York singer/songwriters.

50 Stroud Green Rd., London N4 3ES, U.K.

577 Ashore: JUNE TABOR. British singer-songwriter release 13 track album featuring contemporary songs alongside classic traditional ballads like, The Bleacher Lassie of Kelvinhaugh.

Two Mile
Apt 20, 156 East 2nd Street, New York, NY 10009

Songs from a Tenement: BRENDAN O’SHEA. Ireland-native releases his third studio album consisting of 10 original tracks of modern folk music inspired by his adoptive home of New York City.

Uncle Gus
P.O. Box 24566, Minneapolis, MN 55424

08 The Honeysuckle Vine: Lullabies for Everybody: LEANDRA PEAK. Debut solo-recording by Minneapolis-based folk singer featuring 6 original songs on this 10 track album.

P.O. Box 193, Haughley, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 3NX, United Kingdom

135 The Fox & the Hare: HARRY GREEN AND OTHER TRADITIONAL SINGERS FROM ESSEX. Compilation of traditional vocal Essex songs, music hall songs, and recitations by traditional singers from Essex featuring the late Harry Green.

P.O. Box 6856, 360 Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON M5S 1X1, Canada

003 Hurry on Home: ANNE LINDSAY. Canadian violinist/singer/song-writer releases third solo album featuring 11 tracks with several duets and trio recordings.

610 N. Water St., Ste. 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202

1101 Gas Station Roses: NATALIA ZUCKERMAN. New York native, singer-songwriter and guitarist releases rock/alternative album featuring 10 original tracks.

Postfach 260227, Köln D-50515, Germany

07535 Etnotranss: AULI. Twelve-track album contains dances and bagpipe melodies including tunes of other European nations as well as drums’ solo pieces.

c/o 12 Delano St. C, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

0833 Open Hearth: SHANE MURPHY. New York native releases 14 new tracks that include a version of the Pearls Before Swine classic Another Time.

Yellow Room
408 Westwood Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48103
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014 Live At Big Sky: YELLOW ROOM GANG. 16 live performed tracks from Mich. performer/songwriter support group of Kitty Donohoe, Matt Watroba, David Barrett, Jim Bizer, Annie Capps, Michael Hough, Jan Krist and David Tamulevich.

15 Living In The Dream: MUSTARD’S RETREAT. Eleventh release rooted in the folk tradition with two adaptations of traditional folk songs.

5521 Meadowstown Rd., Marshall, NC 28753

088 The Knuckle Knockers: THE KNUCKLE KNOCKERS. Debut album of Appalachian old-time string band music featuring trads, origs & standards.


Bear Family
Grenzweg 1, Holste-Oldendorf 27729, Germany

16094 The Bristol Sessions, 1927-1928: The Big Bang of Country Music: VARIOUS. Five-CD Box Set (LP -size) and 120-page hardcover book gathers every surviving record from a recording trip made by Victor Records to Bristol, TN in the summer of 1927 in which Jimmie Rogers and the Carter Family acquired national and international fame.

PO Box 218848, Nashville, TN 37221

1002 Hallway: LYDIA SALNIKOVA. Self-produced debut solo album by Russian singer and classically trained pianist. with accompanying EPK movie.

New West
9215 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90212

3051 The Majestic Silver Strings: BUDDY MILLER. Singer/songwriter teams up with fellow musicians to reinterpret classic country songs and includes a bonus DVD with concert footage of the group’s performance.