The Barr Brothers' self-titled debut is a powerful and moving folk record: It combines delicate harp arrangements with a rock 'n' roll sensibility and richly interwoven instrumentation. It's both a powerful record and a product of the uncanny series of events that led to the band's formation.
Sometimes it feels like there isn't enough time in the day. Or in a year for that matter. 2011 was an incredible year for music, almost too much to keep track of. In the waning moments of '11 here's three you should take with you into the new year.