Penguin Eggs

Record Reviews

Keepin’ Outta Trouble: A Tribute To Bukka White (Stony Plain Records) Country blues guitarist Rory Block returns with the latest in her Mentor Series of tributes to her early musical influences, this time focusing on slide guitar legend Bukka White.…
Know The Mountain (Merriweather Records) Murder ballads, waltzes, fiddle tunes, old-time traditional tunes, silly kids’ songs: Hannah Shira Naiman has it all on her new disc, which I call Hogtown Appalachiana. Shira Naiman definitely has tons of cred in the…
The Original Jenny Whiteley (Black Hen Music) If you didn’t know her as the next generation of the musical Whiteley clan, you could be forgiven for thinking that Canadian Jenny Whiteley is from Appalachia rather than Ontario, as this record…
Everywhere A Man Can Be (Wroxton Recordings) There’s such proximity in Everywhere A Man Can Be, the latest from Saskatchewan troubadour Zachary Lucky. Even with it’s fully lush country-folk production, the sound of the record never strays far from Lucky’s…
When Sorrow Calls (Harsh Realm Records) Hope In High Water is the name of the duo consisting of Josh Chandler Morris and Carly Slade from Milton Keynes, U.K. They’re acoustic, somewhat dark, Americana in the tradition of Gillian Welch and…