ALBUM REVIEW: Calexico – The Thread That Keeps Us
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ALBUM REVIEW: Calexico – The Thread That Keeps Us

Nine albums in and Calexico are still pushing the boundaries of expectations and their own creative urges. Many of their albums have sounded produced and polished – polite even. Here they dismiss any need for a clean or cohesive sound, instead adding some grit and distortion and a gauzier texture to some the album’s 15 tracks. … Continue reading

NEWS: Calexico Announce New LP ‘The Thread That Keeps Us’
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NEWS: Calexico Announce New LP ‘The Thread That Keeps Us’

Calexico have announced that they will release their ninth LP The Thread That Keep Us on January 26th, 2018. The core duo of vocalist/guitarist Joey Burns and drummer John Convertino found a spiritual recording home in unusual surroundings—not in Arizona, but on the Northern California coast in a home-turned-studio called the Panoramic House. Working with their … Continue reading

NEWS: Calexico announce new LP ‘Edge of the Sun’
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NEWS: Calexico announce new LP ‘Edge of the Sun’

Calexico (primarily the duo of John Convertino and Joey Burns) have been kicking up desert dust together since 1996 with their distinctive blend of jazz, post-rock, country and Tex-Mex music. Their last album was Algiers (2012) and now they’ve announced that their new album The Edge Of The Sun will be released on April 14th via Anti-/City … Continue reading

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Post To Wire ~ Americana Mixtape Vol. 2

Tracklisting Gene Clark – American Dreamer (American Dreamer soundtrack) Calexico – Alone Again Or (Love cover, Alone Again Or EP, 2003) Davey Craddock & The Spectacles – Keep On Waiting (Going Home EP, 2012) Bill Monroe – Blue Moon Of Kentucky (Country & Western Hit Parade 1947, compilation) Phosphorescent – Cocaine Lights (Pride, 2007) Oakley … Continue reading