Taylor Coe currently works in academic publishing and spends most of his free time trolling the Internet for music and film reviews, along with digesting unhealthy amounts of television. He has an affinity for Townes Van Zandt and other like-minded Texan singer-songwriters, not to mention a borderline-worrisome obsession with the Scottish band Frightened Rabbit. In the ninth grade, his most-played song of all time may or may not have been "Rich Girl" by Hall & Oates. Years later, he finds this somewhat embarrassing - which is not unlike his feelings for lots of other things about ninth grade.
Forgetting the Roots: Does It Matter Who Makes Folk Music? | 23 Sep 2012 // 5:14 PM
The authenticity trap: How did folk music end up in such a paradoxical place?
Melody Walker and Jacob Groopman: We Made It Home | 24 Apr 2014 // 4:33 AM
Walker shows herself to be not just a talented songwriter, but a truly thoughtful voice, the sort of artist who seems to know something about the world, and who’s willing to share the knowledge in song.
Old Buck: Old Buck | 6 Apr 2014 // 9:06 AM
A fun, joyous album: meaning that whether or not you know how to flatfoot dance, you’ll end up on your feet giving that awkward shuffle a go.