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Nick Bollinger reviews the road songs of Canadian cowgirl Lindi Ortega; a fresh set of gothic Americana from the Handsome Family; and a subdued set from gospel veteran Mavis Staples.

Music details

Artist: The Handsome Family
Songs: Spider, Flies, Owls, Glow Worm, Woodpecker, Eels, Octopus
Composer: The Handsome Family
Album: Wilderness
Label: Carrot Top Records

Artist: Mavis Staples
Songs: Holy Ghost
Composer: Sparhawk
Songs: Every Step, Jesus Wept, One True Vine
Composer: Tweedy
Song: Woke Up This Morning
Composer: Public Domain arr. Tweedy
Song: I Like The Things About Me
Composer: Staples
Song: Can You Get To That
Composer: Clinton
Song: Far Celestial Shore
Composer: Lowe
Album: One True Vine
Label: Anti

Artist: Lindi Ortega
Songs: Cigarettes and Truckstops, Every Mile Of The Ride, Heaven Has No Vacancy, Don't Wanna Hear It, High, Lead Me On, Demons Don't Get Me Down
Composer: Ortega
Album: Cigarettes and Truckstops
Label: Last Gang Records