The first of two Davids appeared on the Off Broadway stage with suspenders, a bushy beard and a demeanor reminiscent of Zach Galifianakis.
David Wax Museum cannot be accused of sleepwalking through their latest effort, 2012's "Knock Knock Get Up." The sound is alive with rousing south-of-the-border influences.
We all know the well of American folk music is deep, but it's also contoured like a shape-shifting spiral, winding and unwinding in ever-surprising ways. Exhibit A: old-time music innovators Black Prairie.
With well-crafted songs and his plaintive, road-worn tenor, Austin-based Jimmy LaFave is one of the best veteran singer-songwriters that you haven't heard yet.
The tribute album "Just Tell Me That You Want Me" offers a fresh, youthful take on Fleetwood Mac classics.
"What is it like to live life on the run?" The Reeling Gilly's Laren Loveless opens this session with a question that he seems to know the answer to.
Pure, sweet and smooth, Michael Kiwanuka's "Home Again" is a beautifully crafted yet raw album proving soul is not dead.
Intimation is Karlie Bruce's metier. Her music doesn't prance, preen or make a ruckus to get your attention. Her voice and songs are the only calling cards she needs.