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The Blackened Air

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The Blackened Air

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Nina Nastasia
Producers:
Touch and Go

We gave it an A-

Imagine Chan Marshall, the matte-finished chanteuse behind Cat Power, had contributed songs to O Brother, Where Art Thou? and invited John Cale to throw in viola squalls for good measure. The result might sound like this New Yorker’s remarkable second disc—a fresher, less affected effort than virtually anything from trad- country revivalists like Gillian Welch.

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