Tweaking the sound of roots music is the inadvertent theme this week in Audiofile. Listen as James Blood Ulmer serves up some noisy, angry blues; David Byrne sings a cowboy song by way of Brazil; and Blitzen Trapper and Utah Carol offer fresh updates on classic country.
-- David Marchese
"Sad Days, Lonely Nights," James Blood Ulmer
"I Wish," David Byrne with Forro in the Dark
"The Magic Position," Patrick Wolf
"Come Back Baby," Utah Carol
"Wild Mountain Nation," Blitzen Trapper