Articles tagged alison krauss

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.

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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.

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19 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

Gabe Dixon: One Spark

Piano man takes aim at pop stardom.

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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.

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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.

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Alison Krauss and Union Station: Paper Airplane

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Robert Plant could have been doing something other than winning five Grammys Sunday with Alison Krauss. He could have been out making megamillions on tour

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9 Feb 2009 // 4:22 AM

LOS ANGELES - The 51st annual Grammy Awards are 2 ½ hours old at Staples Center, and the acclaimed duo of Robert Plant & Alison Krauss have

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Communicating Music Heart to Heart: An Interview with Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma is a world-renowned, Grammy-winning cellist extraordinaire, and his talent matches his level of humility. He is extremely joyous and eager to share his

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Alison Krauss: A Hundred Miles or More

While Krauss' most obvious gift is her ethereal voice, her relationship with the material truly makes her a timeless artist.

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Who Says Country Can’t Hip-Hop?

Poverty, crime, disenfranchisement, sinning, saving, and no-account women: Stereotypical subjects of the average country song, or the average hip-hop song?

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29 Jul 2008 // 3:14 AM

Allison Krauss, Robert Plant strike the root chord

A game of opposites seemed to be in motion as Robert Plant and Alison Krauss met onstage last spring at the Louisville (Ky.) Palace to

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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