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Spinning Discs July 2014

by James Cassara An amazing month of music, highlighted by the welcome return of an underappreciated pop mastermind, a bevy of discs plumbing the catacombs of a band whose work set a blueprint for independents, and other assorted fun stuff. Sit back and enjoy! REM Complete Rarities, Warner Bros. 1988-2011 Warner Brothers Packaged similar to …

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Buck Owens

Spinning Discs June 2014

by James Cassara This month there’s lots of great stuff to cover, from an eclectic compendium of a country legend to a few under the radar artists worthy of more press. I’m even stepping out a bit and covering a book about one of the most important bands this continent has ever spawned. So kick …

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John Butler Trio

Spinning Discs May 2014

by James Cassara I’m back again with an assortment of “musical biscuits” that reflect the amazing variety of music out there. There’s again far more than I could ever cover so I’ll keep my comments short, with a reminder to support Asheville’s many fine independent record stores. And a belated happy Record Store Day to …

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Robben Ford

Spinning Discs April 2014

by James Cassara As is more commonly the case there’s far too much music this month than to allow for lengthy reviews. But with brevity being the soul of wit (and I love the challenge of saying more with less) it’s away we go! Robben Ford A Day In Nashville Relativity Music Having made his …

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