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Calexico, Gary Lucas, Cat Power

The latest invention from Bill Frisell; the experimental folk of Calexico; a mysterious soundtrack by Eric Bachmann; a new take on Chinese classics from Gary Lucas; the strange and beautiful Cat Power; jaw-dropping guitar work of Danny Gatton.

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Calexico, Gary Lucas, Cat Power


Bill Frisell has distinguished himself from other guitarists by developing a remarkably original, lyrical and dynamic sound.

Sunken Waltz

Calexico's music is a mix of everything from '50s and '60s jazz to Portuguese fadó, Afro-Peruvian music, spaghetti Western, rock and country.

The Mysterious Death of Robert Tower

Eric Bachmann is best known for his work with the indie bands, Archers of Loaf and Crooked Fingers. This is his first solo album and first soundtrack.

The Wall

Guitarist Gary Lucas hears rhythm and blues in traditional Chinese pop tunes from the '20s and '30s.

Speak for Me

Cat Power is Atlanta-born singer/songwriter Chan (pronounced "Shawn") Marshall, and a revolving cast of backing artists. Her songs are spare, emotionally-charged and melancholy.

Harlem Nocturne

Danny Gatton was probably the greatest guitarist you've never heard of.