Will Hermes is a Senior Critic for Rolling Stone and a frequent contributor to NPR's All Things Considered. He joins us seasonally with an eclectic new-music preview. These are Will's tunes for Spring 2012.
[Artist - "Song" - Album]
Dr. John - "Ice Age" - Locked Down
Marisa Monte - "Seja Feliz" - O Que Você Quer Saber De Verdad
M. Ward - "Clean Slate" - A Wasteland Companion
Kevin Gordon - "Colfax" - Gloryland
The Magnetic Fields - "Andrew in Drag" and "Goin' Back to the Country" - Love at the Bottom of the Sea
Upcoming shows at Helsinki Hudson.
Kindness - "Swingin' Party" - World, You Need a Change of Mind
Burial - "Kindred" - Kindred
Bonnie Raitt - "Right Down the Line" - Slipstream
Theo Bleckmann - "Cloudbusting" and "Love and Anger" - Hello Earth: The Music of Kate Bush
Wilco - "When The Roses Bloom Again" - Mermaid Avenue: The Complete Sessions
Chrome Cranks - "Rubber Rat" - Ain't No Lies In Blood