Music You Don't Know You Like Yet
Detroit's Stewart Francke has received notable praise throughout his career, collaborated with Bruce Springsteen, and has opened for the likes of artists such as Steve Earle and Sheryl Crowe. In short, he is no amateur. On his 14th album A Familiar Fire, he explores a variety of genres through a plethora of moods and tones. While the 11 tracks on the record derive from varying influences, there is still a cohesive thread throughout the songs: one that both evokes and challenges the definition of "classic". It was produced by Bryan Reilly at Birmingham's RMS Studio, and is, according to Francke, his "best work to date as far as accessibility and variety in the songwriting."
MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD
ALL REBEL ROCKERS
Yo La Tengo
I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS
SONS & DAUGHTERS
The Audience's Listening
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