Articles tagged fairport convention

Fairport Convention: Come All Ye - The First Ten Years

From Leonard Cohen covers to radical re-interpretations of traditional English folk songs, Fairport Convention quietly turned their backs on the psychedelic '60s in favour of 17th-century child ballads.

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Fairport Convention: Myths and Heroes

In some ways, Fairport's new album, Myths and Heroes is a bit of a throwback to their hallowed legacy.

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Laura Marling: A Creature I Don’t Know

Laura Marling is just 21, but her new album confirms her timeless talent.

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3 Oct 2011 // 10:00 PM

Baba Zula: Gecekondu

Self-proclaimed "psychebelly dance music" pioneers hit one out of the park.

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27 Sep 2011 // 10:00 PM

P.G. Six: Starry Mind

P.G. Six returns with inventive and mellow sounds.

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23 Mar 2009 // 10:00 PM

Fotheringay: Fotheringay 2

A second Fotheringay album is little more than a footnote to the larger stories of Fairport Convention and British folk-rock, but a pleasant and lovingly-assembled footnote.

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Fairport Convention: Unhalfbricking

Though the Convention still releases new music to this day, the essential spirit of their third album has yet to be repeated.

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Ian Matthews: If You Saw Thro’ My Eyes

After leaving Fairport Convention and Matthews Southern Comfort, Ian struck gold with his solo folk-rock debut (not literally).

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20 Feb 2008 // 9:59 PM

Fairport Convention: Maidstone 1970 [DVD]

A disappointingly short glimpse of a once important band.

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Fairport Convention: Fairport Convention 35th Anniversary Concert [DVD]

Fairport Convention’s band membership may have been significantly different 35 years ago, but while the names have changed, the high musical quality has remained intact.

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16 Dec 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Fairport Convention: Over the Next Hill

It is fairly safe to say that the current incarnation of Fairport Convention is no longer breaking ground in the genre the band helped create

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	Fairport Convention: The Best of Fairport Convention (20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collecti

Fairport Convention, as it existed in the mid-to-late ‘60s, may be the best folk-rock band you’ve never heard of. This is especially true if

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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