Scott Merritt

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    December 20, 2011

    Scott Merritt Goes Lo-Fi on Latest Eaglesmith Album

    ​One of our favorite albums of the year is Fred Eaglesmith's 6 Volts. Like the Le Noise project from Neil Young and producer Daniel Lanois, 6 Volts is decidedly lo-fi. The main technical challenge for Eaglesmith and producer Scott Merritt, who goes back to with Eaglesmith virtually to his reco ... More >>

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    October 8, 2008

    Aftermath: Fred Eaglesmith at McGonigel's Mucky Duck

    Photos by William Michael Smith Just prior to Fred Eaglesmith’s sold out show at Mucky Duck Tuesday night, his young bassist Luke Stackhouse tapped on the window of the van. “Hey, Joey just called from the Ray Lamontagne show in Toronto and said they’re playing Tinderbox as the pre-show mu ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008
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    October 23, 2006

    Fly Like an Eagle

    Courtesy of Fred Eaglesmith Man of the folk: Eaglesmith Fred Eaglesmith is the poet laureate of the dying breed, and for a southern Canadian he sounds distinctly West Texan on his latest, Millie's Cafe. Much of the album works the same patch Eaglesmith has plowed a viable independent career upon: ... More >>

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    March 3, 2005

    Let the Eagle Soar

    Alt-country hero Fred Eaglesmith dumps guitars and makes a pre-Beatles pop record

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    December 25, 1997

    Canadian Born, but Texas Proud

    Fred Eaglesmith descends from the Great White North with a unique American vision