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For Howlin Rain’s Ethan Miller, the Truth is in the Mix

Ethan Miller is a big fan of live albums. The founder, songwriter and guitarist in Howlin Rain names The Grateful Dead’s landmark 3LP set Europe ‘72 among his favorites, along with 1969’s Live/Dead. But he’s more than willing to acknowledge that some classic “live” albums – Bob Seger’s Live Bullet and Thin Lizzy’s 1978 Live

Hundred-word Reviews July 2014, Part Four

I’m bound and determined to reduce the contents of my in-box to manageable levels, so this week I’ll be covering 25 albums, each adhering to a 100-word limit. Don’t mistake brevity for a negative review; these are all worthwhile releases. Today’s five are the last in this particular run of new releases; tomorrow’s five will