The Great Unknowing — Hugh Christopher Brown

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“The Great Unknowing” from Hugh Christopher Brown’s new release Pacem was inspired by his work making music in prisons. The track features Lloyd Ingraham on vocals, one of the first participants in the Pros and Cons program. Brown says, “Coming to terms with ourselves is a great challenge — particularly the ways you have harmed others or suffered yourself. Music is one of …

Blabber ‘n’ Smoke: Hadley McCall Thackston reviews

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“From the first flutterings of the opening song, Butterflies, to the closing Last Mountain Waltz the album springs, fully formed, from Miss Thackston’s imaginative mind and the excellent arrangement and production skills of Hugh Christopher Brown.” Read the whole article at Blabber ‘n’ Smoke: https://paulkerr.wordpress.com/2018/08/17/hadley-mccall-thackston-wolfe-island-records/

LonesomeHighway.com reviews Hadley McCall Thackston

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“It’s a beautifully written account of a young woman’s coming of age, with reflections on childhood, insecurity, adolescence, peer pressure, self-doubt and reconciliation.” Read the whole article at LonesomeHighway.com: http://lonesomehighway.com/music-reviews/tag/hadley-mccall-thackston

FolkAndTumble.com — Interview with David Corley

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“Blessed with a gorgeous rasp of a voice, redolent of Tom Waits, Lou Reed and at times Van Morrison, and with songs soaked in hard-won memories and images that materialise as he sings, he has built up a dedicated core of fans, particularly in Europe and Ireland.” Read the whole article at FolkAndTumble.com: http://folkandtumble.com/interview-with-david-corley/

DailyVault.com: Hadley McCall Thackston review

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‘“Timeless” is one of those adjectives music writers throw around like confetti while rarely delving into what they actually mean by it. On the other hand, when you encounter an album by a 25-year-old that feels like it could have been made in any one of the preceding five or six decades, there’s no getting around it: this music feels …

Maxazine.nl: Hadley McCall Thackston review

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“A great album. Hadley McCall Thackston is a great promise. Now hope that she can maintain this level and fulfill this promise.” — (via Google Translate) Read the whole article (in Dutch) at Maxazine.nl: http://www.maxazine.nl/2018/07/20/hadley-mccall-thackston-hadley-mccall-thackston/

De krenten uit de pop: Hadley McCall Thackston review

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“it is the vocals on the record that make a deep impression… Hadley McCall Thackston has a special voice and a delicious Southern tongue.” — (via Google Translate) Read the whole article (in Dutch) at De krenten uit de pop: http://dekrentenuitdepop.blogspot.com/2018/07/hadley-mccall-thackston-hadley-mccall.html

Fervor Coulee reviews Hadley McCall Thackston

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“McCall Thackston has a bright, buoyant voice ideal for bittersweet love ballads and moodscapes of melody and melancholy.” Read the whole article at Fervor Coulee: https://fervorcoulee.wordpress.com/2018/06/24/hadley-mccall-thackston-review/ But that’s not all! Fervor Coulee also chooses HMT in the mid-year “Favourite Roots Albums of 2018, so far” list: “A beautiful, stunning debut: like Venus, she emerges fully realized…” https://fervorcoulee.wordpress.com/2018/07/01/favourite-roots-albums-of-2018-so-far/