Wednesday, October 31 2012
One of today’s biggest musical trends owes a debt to one of music’s oldest traditions – buddies gathered on a front porch jamming with guitars, banjos, and mandolins. Some of today’s most popular groups sound like they belong in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1920s, not on alternative radio of the 2010s.
Thursday, October 27 2011
Mumford & Sons' Ben Lovett didn't like the way that the world of booking and promoting musicians was being handled -- so he completely reinvented it.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
Four days of sun, banjos, snow, Mumfords, fiddles, and rock gods at 10,000 feet.
Tuesday, May 17 2011
From the unconventional way of travel, to the venue, right down to the train conductor who rang the arrival bell to introduce each act, the Railroad Revival Tour was an event to be remembered.
Sunday, April 3 2011
Ray Davies' latest album is part tribute compilation, part vanity project. Mark my words, no one will be discussing this a year from now.
Monday, February 14 2011
Performance-filled show often gave excellent tributes to music greats, but barely passed out any awards. This is going to be a long post!
Friday, February 4 2011
Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.
Monday, December 20 2010
A British musician sings a line, an Indian picks up the line and shoots it off into a Sufi-esque corkscrew.