Articles tagged mumford & sons

Today’s “New” Music Is All Folked Up

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.

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The Power of Communion: A Chat with Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons

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.

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Telluride Bluegrass Festival: 16 - 19 June 2011 (Sunday)

Four days of sun, banjos, snow, Mumfords, fiddles, and rock gods at 10,000 feet.

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17 May 2011 // 9:00 PM

Railroad Revival Tour: 26 April 2011 - Austin, TX

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.

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Ray Davies: See My Friends

Ray Davies' latest album is part tribute compilation, part vanity project. Mark my words, no one will be discussing this a year from now.

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14 Feb 2011 // 6:00 AM

Rewinding the 53rd Annual Grammys

Performance-filled show often gave excellent tributes to music greats, but barely passed out any awards. This is going to be a long post!

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4 Feb 2011 // 7:00 AM

Guessing the Grammys

Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.

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Dharohar Project, Laura Marling and Mumford & Sons: EP

A British musician sings a line, an Indian picks up the line and shoots it off into a Sufi-esque corkscrew.

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