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Lhasa de Sela – Lhasa (2009)

Over the course of twelve years, American-born/ Mexican-raised/ Montreal-based singer-songwriter Lhasa de Sela released three quietly sparkling albums of brooding balladry that oscillate between atmospheric folk/ blues/ country/ with flights of French chanson and slow lava-like tango. The beauty of these albums doesn’t hide itself in elliptical shades, it seems nakedly open to immediate appreciation via the most basic components…

Crazy Heart (2009)

The answer to the question as to whether Jeff Bridges deserved his Best Actor award at this year’s Oscars is a resounding you bet your ass! At times channelling The Dude from the Coen Brothers’ The Big Lebowski, Bridges is totally immersed as the aging, alcoholic country star Bad Blake, reduced to playing tiny gigs in backwater bowling alleys. It’s a role that was seemingly penned expressly for the actor…

Langley Parks: Soundscapes, Themes & Noise – free individual track download…

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