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Monday, July 21 2014

Telluride 2014: The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Mandolins

In 2014, Telluride is the perfect encapsulation of where it has been and where it is going to be in the future.


Wednesday, February 22 2012

Americana May Be Country, But Country Is Rarely Americana

Like punk rock and heavy metal, country music has a formula and violating that formula is a kind of betrayal, a heresy for which one may not be forgiven. In Americana, such betrayals and unexpected turns are often welcomed.


Wednesday, October 19 2011

Gabe Dixon: One Spark

Piano man takes aim at pop stardom.


Sunday, October 16 2011

Old Country Comfort: How the British Might Save American Music (Again)

The British saved rock 'n' roll, reignited the blues, and may just make country music more American.


Tuesday, June 21 2011

Desitively Bonnaroo: Reporting from the Land of Dust and Music (Part 2)

You are at Bonnaroo. You do not sleep. You are not a wimp.


Wednesday, April 20 2011

Alison Krauss and Union Station: Paper Airplane

Paper Airplane features ample ghostly romance and impeccable melodic arrangements, but it doesn't challenge the formula.


Tuesday, February 1 2011

Top Five Tunes That Should Be Covered by Alison Krauss and Union Station

Each of these songs, in my mind, would fit Alison Krauss and Union Station’s unique blend of bluegrass traditionalism and progressionist spirit.


Friday, October 22 2010

Potential Grammy Nominees for Song of the Year?

This is a look at likely contenders for the Song of the Year, which is a composer/songwriter’s award.


Monday, September 27 2010

Could These Be the Nominees for the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

This year’s list of nominees will be released on Tuesday, September 28th, with over 500 selected industry insiders choosing which five acts will be honored.


Wednesday, February 11 2009

Robert Plant bypasses money train, wins Grammy Awards instead


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