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The CD of the Week from Out of the Box with Paul Shugrue.

The CD of the Week from Out of the Box with Paul Shugrue.
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Norfolk, VA

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The CD of the Week from Out of the Box with Paul Shugrue.

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@WHRO

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English

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5200 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23508 757-889-9400


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Big Thief

10/14/2019
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“Two Hands” is their second album of 2019 and including vocalist/songwriter/guitarist Adrienne Lenker’s solo album from last October that’s three albums in one year. Considering that each is better than the last this is the rapid emergence of an important band.

Duration:00:04:12

The Avett Brothers

10/7/2019
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The bands says that they will probably never make a sociopolitical record. But if they did it might sound something like their new one, “Closer Than Together.”

Duration:00:04:28

Sturgill Simpson

9/30/2019
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"Sound and Fury" is an onslaught on crunching electric guitars, howling synths and heavy metal drumming from the artist who's last album won the Grammy for country album of the year.

Duration:00:04:17

Hiss Golden Messenger

9/23/2019
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Hiss Golden Messenger is the name M.C. Taylor has been recording under since 2009. “Terms of Surrender” is his eighth album and he describes the songs as being “my therapy and my church.”

Duration:00:04:16

Fox and the Bear

9/16/2019
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"We Will Be All Right" is the full-length debut album from the Hampton Roads' duo. This is a live performance of some songs from the album and an interview with the band.

Duration:00:23:18

Sheryl Crow

9/2/2019
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There’s an abundance of everything on her new album “Threads.” There’s a lot of songs, 17, a lot of music 75 minutes worth, and an a-list group of collaborators whose performances are as jaw-dropping as the fact that they are all on one album.

Duration:00:04:25

Mosquito Cabaret

8/26/2019
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On one of the most unique recordings of the year, the Hampton Roads band have released their debut album “The Modern Life of Insects.”

Duration:00:04:19

Eilen Jewell

8/19/2019
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Her new album “Gypsy” is a tug of war of emotions as songs of politics and dissent push and pull at songs about happiness and empathy, putting into words and music the daily struggle of the human condition.

Duration:00:05:12

Bon Iver

8/12/2019
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The band's fourth album "i,i" was released three weeks ahead of schedule, echoing it’s ahead of the curve musicianship and songcraft and probably because it was just too good to hold back.

Duration:00:04:08

Davina and the Vagabonds

8/5/2019
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The band has been around for 15 years but the new album “Sugar Drops” is their first recorded in a proper studio. The album, as she describes, is “about 100 years of Americana.”

Duration:00:03:44

Various Artists pay tribute to Frightened Rabbit

7/15/2019
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The Indie rock community has come together to lovingly pay tribute to the late Scot Hutchinson of Frightened Rabbit by re-creating the 2008 album “The Midnight Organ Fight.”

Duration:00:04:30

The Black Keys

7/8/2019
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Since their last album rock and roll hasn’t had much to rally around, but “Let’s Rock” shows the way forward with it’s fuzz guitar riffs smothered in digital processing, vocals overdubs that capture the frenzy of the moment and a voodoo bass and drum rhythm section.

Duration:00:04:13

Super Doppler

7/1/2019
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This self-titled, second album by the Hampton Roads band continues to forge a unique sound whose bright harmonies and shimmering guitars combine for an exuberant collection of new songs.

Duration:00:04:31

Buddy & Julie Miller

6/24/2019
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The married duo decided that for their 40th wedding anniversary they’d release their first album in ten years. It’s called "Breakdown on 20th Avenue South."

Duration:00:05:05

Calexico & Iron and Wine

6/17/2019
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The two long-time indie rock pioneers have joined forces for a second time on the Album “Years to Burn.”

Duration:00:04:46

Kishi Bashi

6/10/2019
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“Omoiyari” is his fifth and most accomplished album, a set of songs all inspired by the Japanese interment camps in the US in World War II.

Duration:00:04:46

Apex Manor

6/3/2019
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"Heartbreak City" is Apex Manor’s first album in eight years, during that time Ross Flournoy, the bands leader faltered, then righted himself and returns to music with a new outlook; sober and ready to share his conviction to stay that way.

Duration:00:04:30

Justin Townes Earle

5/28/2019
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His ability to create characters through his songs has never been sharper than on his new album “The Saint of Lost Causes.”

Duration:00:04:25

The National

5/20/2019
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“I Am Easy To Find” is the eighth release for this brooding and melancholy band and, if possible, their music has become even more cinematic with the addition of an Oscar winning filmmaker overseeing the production.

Duration:00:04:42

Mark Rogers

5/13/2019
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“Laying it Down,” with great backing talent, earnest vocals and some solid, relatable songs, hits a sweet Americana spot.

Duration:00:04:17