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Wednesday, October 22 2014

“Music Requires a Journey Out of You”: An Interview with John Cowan

New Grass Revival frontman John Cowan talks to PopMatters about the tricks of being a singing bass player, the new developments in folk music, and the career-spanning feel of his latest record, Sixty.


Thursday, August 8 2013

Chris Thile: Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1

Chris Thile firmly rebuts any generational snark tossed at his past ventures with his invigorating take on three J.S. Bach pieces initially written for solo violin: two sonatas (G and A minor) and one partita (B minor).


Wednesday, July 18 2012

The Steeldrivers - “Can You Run” (2010)

Nashville's Steeldrivers create virtuostic songs focused on Southern life past and present.


Sunday, May 9 2010

John Cowan: The Massenburg Sessions

No edits, no overdubs, no headphones, no mixing. For the John Cowan Band: No problem.


Wednesday, October 28 2009

Sam Bush: Circles Around Me

Circles Around Me provides an excellent showcase for Sam Bush's talents as mandolin player, fiddler, singer, and songwriter, as well as a reminder of his role in promoting the "newgrass" phenomenon of the 1970s.


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