Music Q4 2015

I haven’t included a couple of things that made my 2015 list. No “world music” made my year end list which is unusual – Songhoy Blues and Noura Mint Seymali were close.  And last week into my inbox dropped the welcome news of a couple more releases from the Portland, Or-based label Sahel Sounds Nouakchott Weddings Songs Raucous and electrified wedding songs from the desert kingdom... read more

My Favourite Albums – 2015

Here are my lists through the year of music from Q1, Q2, Q3 and I haven’t done Q4 yet since I’ve been working on this instead.  Everything on those is worth checking out, but these are the ones lingered the longest as we close out the year. You can see my ballot in the No Depression poll (don’t get too hung up on the order, after the first couple its pretty random), and do check out the... read more