Richard Dawson / Circle: Henki Album Review

No one writes about humanity – our hopes and dreams, obsessions and follies – like Richard Dawson. Dawson, a singer and guitarist from Newcastle upon Tyne in the north of England, works loosely in the folk tradition, although this hardly explains the scope and eccentricity of his songs. One minute you might hear him sing … Read more

Robert Plant / Alison Krauss: Raise the Roof Album Review

The success of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ 2007 Grammy-winning record raising sand set the bar high for their mesmerizing energy as a duo. Fourteen years later, Raise the roof maintains their careful simplicity and takes on the challenge of releasing another record with mostly covers that are still impressive and original. When their talents … Read more

Robert Plant / Alison Krauss: Raise the Roof Album Review

The success of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ 2007 Grammy-winning record raising sand set the bar high for their mesmerizing energy as a duo. Fourteen years later, Raise the roof maintains their careful simplicity and takes on the challenge of releasing another record with mostly covers that are still impressive and original. When their talents … Read more