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The Listening Room: The Accidentals, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moore, Trombone Shorty and more...

By Gary Graff
ggraff@digitalfirstmedia.com, @GraffonMusic on Twi

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

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Album Of The Week: The Accidentals, “Odyssey” (Sony MasterWorks): The national debut album from the genre-defying Traverse City trio features guest appearances by Keller Williams, Kaki King, and members of the Decemberists, Carbon Leaf, Lily & Madeleine and Jack White’s band.

• Album Title of the Week: Ray Wylie Hubbard, “Tell The Devil I’m Gettin’ There As Fast As I Can” (Bordello)

• New & Noteworthy: The Blind Boys of Alabama, “Almost Home” (BBOA); A.J. Croce, “Just Like Medicine” (Compass); Grizzly Bear, “Painted Ruins” (RCA); KMFDM, “Hell Yeah” (Earmusic); Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, “Not Dark Yet” (Silver Cross); Trombone Shorty, “Parking Lot Symphony” (Blue Note); Steven Wilson, “To the Bone” (Caroline); Dizzy Wright, “The Golden Age 2” (self-released)

• Also Out: Josh Abbott, “Until My Voice Goes Out” (Pretty Damn Tough); Brat, “Straight Outta East L.A.” (Rockbeat); Circus Maximus, “Havoc In Oslo” (Frontiers); Cloakroom, “Time Well” (Relapse); Will Donato, “Supersonic” (Innervision); Paul Draper, “Spooky Action” (KScope); Eluveitie, “Evocation II -- Pantheon” (Nuclear Blast); Rick Estrin & the Nightcats, “Groovin’ In Greaseland” (Alligator); Chris Fullerton, “Epilepsy Blues” (Eight 30 Records); Janet Gardner, “Janet Gardner” (Pavement); Travis Greene, “Crossover: Live From Music City” (RCA Inspiration); Peter Himmelman, “There Is No Calamity” (Himmasongs/Six Degrees); The Jerry Douglas Band, “What If” (Rounder); Paul Kelly, “Life Is Fine” (GawdAggie/Cooking Vinyl); Mark Lowry, “What’s Not To Love?” (New Day); Mozzy, “1 Up Top Ahk” (Mozzy); Neck Deep, “The Peace And The Panic” (Hopeless); The Oh Sees, “Orc” (Castleface); Rockabye Baby, “Lullaby Renditions of Justin Timberlake” (Rockabye Baby); Scale The Summit, “In A World Of Fear” (self-released); They Art Is Murder, “Dear Desolation” (Nuclear Blast); Kik Tracee, “Big Western Sky” (EMP); Unkle, “The Road: Part 1” (Cooking Vinyl);

• From The Vaults: Deep Purple, “Classic Songs Live In Concert” (Earmusic); Bob Dylan, “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan,” “Another Side of Bob Dylan,” “Highway 61 Revisited” (Columbia/Legacy)); Judy Garland, “Duets” (JSP Records); k.d. lang, “Ingenue: 25th Anniversary Edition” (Nonesuch); Buck Owens, “Live From Austin, TX” (New West); Raspberries, “Pop Art Live” (Omnivore); Pete Townshend, “Scoop,” “Another Scoop,” “Scoop 3” (UMe); Dwight Yoakam, “Live From Austin, TX” (New West); Neil Young, “Original Release Series Discs 5-8,” “Original Release Series 8.5-12” (Reprise)

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