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Numerous groups from Vetiver to Devendra Banhart are putting a new twist on country and folk music. Commercial country radio has its own take on what country should be, too, but we don't get into that here.
Deer Tick is one of the few bands out there willing to play country like it should be. Their latest LP, Born On Flag Day, is a honky tonk purist's reinterpetation of the genre that could get even the biggest country hater second guessing.
We've also got tracks from Beirut's new live LP and Fanfarlo's one-dollar debut.