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Best Of 2009: Honorary Mentions-Songwriters


10-PHOSPHORESCENT-To Willie (Dead Oceans)

Everything remained quiet across the rustic landscapes of the Americana and folk worlds, with many familiar voices (Bonnie Prince Billy; Alela Diane; Califone) arriving punctually to their regular dates with the public, next to a few surprising newcomers (Trembling Bells; The Low Anthem). Phosphorescent dedicated a whole album to Willie Nelson; John Darnielle with his Mountain Goats did the same to the Bible and, on a rockier front, Cass McCombs and the multi-tasking Spencer Krug, under his parallel project Sunset Rubdown, both released excellent new works. Read the rest of this entry »

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