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Sean McConnell — ‘Undone’

Sean McConnell — Undone Label: Rounder Records There is something downright life-affirming about Sean McConnell’s highly anticipated new release, Undone. It is a re-recording of his self-titled album from last summer, but it is so much more than that. Maybe it’s the ideas conveyed, perhaps it’s the emotion precisely expressed, or maybe it’s the almost unfamiliar-in-2017-humanity … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: The Grascals – ‘Before Breakfast’

The Grascals – Before Breakfast Label: Mountain Home Music Company Before Breakfast, the spirited new album from The Grascals, finds the bluegrass band at a career high point (including three Grammy nominations and two Entertainer of the Year awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association), and I certainly won’t be alone in hailing the band’s infectious energy … Continue reading