Burlap To Cashmere: ‘Freedom Souls’ album review
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Burlap To Cashmere: ‘Freedom Souls’ album review

Past recording history may have been spotty, but Burlap To Cashmere is officially back with Freedom Souls, which lands somewhere in the stylistic middle of 1998’s rhythmically booming breakthrough Anybody Out There? and 2011’s more folksy self-titled follow-up. Though the production takes a more homespun approach than either of those slightly more slick collections, lyrically, Burlap to Cashmere ranks right up there with any spiritually thirsty troubadour from the ‘70s, crossed with cutting edge musicianship that ranges from inventive indie rock to ethnically-influenced jams.

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Andy Argyrakis is a Chicago-based entertainment writer/photographer who appears in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois Entertainer, Daily Journal, Concert Livewire, Hear/Say Magazine and Image Chicago (to name a few). Additional photo credits include Fuse TV, Live Nation, Nikon, Pollstar, Celebrity Access, Paste Magazine, MTV.com and Vibe.com. He’s also the author/narrator of "Access Matthews" (an audio CD tracing the career of Dave Matthews Band) and spends considerable time on tour, including outings with Arlo Guthrie, The Guess Who, Madina Lake (on Linkin Park’s Projekt Revolution) and Gospel Music Channel’s "Gospel Dream" (where he served as season one judge).

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