Teddy Thompson comes back strong, plus a gem from Alan Lomax’s archives, new folk and R&B acts, and a film starring Elliott Murphy.
Veteran folkie Steve Forbert delivers a collection of well-chosen covers. Also, early Doc Watson, the Nine Seas’ fine debut, and new music from Scott Ellison and Hawk.
A garage rock outfit resurfaces after half a century. Also: a contender for best-of-2020 lists and two more noteworthy new CDs.
Lucinda Williams limns dark days on her latest release. Also: Mark Olson & Ingunn Ringvold, and an anthology from Alan Lomax’s archives.
New CDs feature bluegrass from Special Consensus, folk from John Stewart, and blues from the Nighthawks.
Whitney Rose displays a rock and roll sensibility on her terrific latest release. Plus albums from Willie Nile, Pharis & Jason Romero, and America.