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Tag: The Lumineers

Ryan’s Top 30 Albums of the Last 10 Years (2004-2014) Pt. 2 of 3

It’s come to this. Since I’m usually on about something completely ancient, I’ve decided to compile a rough list of my favourite albums over the last ten years. I’ll warn you, there are thirty of them altogether and they span a few different genres. The list is presented in absolutely no particular order. While I’m sure I could… Read More ›

Wave Maker Magazine goes to Edgefest 2013

It was a bold experiment: send a stuffy prog man into the heart of a notoriously mainstream summer rock festival and see what happens. The truth is, I went in extremely open-minded, as one probably should to something one knows little about, and I came out rain-soaked with a big smile on my face. Hey,… Read More ›

ALBUM REVIEW: The Lumineers – The Lumineers (2012)

Better late than never. I’ll admit I’m not the most ‘with it’ of people. I don’t listen to the radio unless someone else has it on. I don’t have cable, because I hate most of what modern television has to offer (and I strongly dislike being bombarded with commercials). I don’t really read other magazines,… Read More ›

Twelve Facets of 2012: The Folk Dodecahedron PT. I

It was a year dominated by the fusion of electronic elements into traditional folk storytelling.  This year’s crop of lyricists delivered song after song of honest, emotionally challenging, beautiful material. These are just twelve albums on a greater list of stellar contributions to the industry.  You can see though, through the widening array of influences,… Read More ›

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