Lambchop : Is A Woman

Lambchop : Is A Woman

It's hard not to be impressed by the stoic discipline of the dozen or so musicians in Lambchop . Although at least half a dozen of them play guitars, the sound they collectively make is roughly equal to one gently creaking floorboard. A form of...

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Lambchop  :  Is A Woman

Lambchop : Is A Woman

So there's a fortysomething guy sat on his porch with a laptop and some cigarettes. His days are filled watching the birds and insects in his yard, waiting for his wife to come home, and keying in a few lyrics. Pretty idyllic, by the sounds....

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Kurt Wagner/Mary Lorson: London Bloomsbury Theatre

Kurt Wagner/Mary Lorson: London Bloomsbury Theatre

Like a warm snug in a welcoming pub, Mary Lorson lures us in with tales of love, heartbreak - and her mum. Now forging ahead with a solo career after the collapse of her band Madder Rose, Lorson comes on like a cross between Emmylou Harris and PJ...

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London SE1 Queen Elizabeth Hall

London SE1 Queen Elizabeth Hall

Context can fool you. Yeah, Lambchop chief Kurt Wagner might hail from Nashville, and tonight's splendid support acts, Freakwater and Calexico , might well spark fresh fires from dustbowl embers while sporting cowboy hats. But, most...

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Up With People

Up With People

Lambchop Up With People (City Slang) One of the highlights of Lambchop 's lowlight-lacking 'Nixon' , this, with Kurt Wagner and co once again transcending their perceived Nashville/new country/ guitars'n'tumbleweed origins....

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Nixon

Nixon

On this, their fifth and greatest album, Kurt Wagner 's ever-expanding 17-piece country soul outfit aren't fucking around. Absorbing and magnifying the territory explored on its immediate predecessors, 'What Another Man Spills' and 'Thriller'...

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London Camden Electric Ballroom

London Camden Electric Ballroom

Stars don't blush. They swagger, they growl, they shout and they scowl, but blushing means humility, and humility means nice. And there's none of that in the rock'n'roll firmament, thank you. Lambchop, however, break rules like they break...

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