Articles tagged roots music

10 Americana Fest Bands to Fall in Love With Right Now

In addition to well-established headliners, 10 up-and-coming artists stood out at the 2015 Americana Music Festival in Nashville.

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Woody Pines - “Little Stella Blue” (audio) (Premiere)

Nashville troubadour Woody Pines' "Little Stella Blue" is a touching tribute to his niece, the titular Stella, who battled a rare form of cancer at a young age.

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Country Fried Rock: Bones of JR Jones Interview

At a dreary March gig one Wednesday night in the Catskills, the Bones of JR Jones performed for five people. What could have been his worst gig of the year turned into the one where he met a benefactor who funded his first album.

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Pine Hill Haints: Welcome to the Midnight Opry

An otherwise worthy batch of full-spectrum roots music that suffers from slipshod production.

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Scott Miller & the Commonwealth: Reconstruction

Since Scott Miller's turn as frontman of seminal 1990s alt-country luminaries the V-Roys, he's been perfecting -- in both sound and lyric -- the South-as-microcosm template.

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4 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Marleys and Mind Control

The efforts of major corporations to disarm their consumers is a reminder that music used to be judged by how it made the listener feel, not how many times it was downloaded.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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