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Wednesday, July 9 2014

Dirty Diapers Don’t Scare Me Nearly as Much as the Wiggles Do

Parenthood comes with a lot of change, and a lot of decisions to be made, including this one: What’s your musical strategy?


Wednesday, October 31 2012

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.


Thursday, October 20 2011

John Wesley Harding: Video-making Man

John Wesley Harding teams up with Eugene Mirman for new video, "Sing Your Own Song", which spoofs a Paul Simon classic.


Friday, September 9 2011

Decemberists’ Colin Meloy Tunes into Book World with ‘Wildwood’

“The Decemberists will be pretty quiet for a bit,” said Colin Meloy, adding that it will be a few years before fans see another record. In the meantime, Meloy plans to give this series of at least three books, which begins with Wildwood, his full attention.


Wednesday, August 24 2011

The Decemberists: iTunes Session EP

The iTunes Session EP, with its almost exact recreation of album cuts, all but makes more real and palatable a possible lack of creativity with the band.


Wednesday, July 27 2011

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

Four days of sun, banjos, snow, Mumfords, fiddles, and rock gods at 10,000 feet where, by Saturday, things get challenging.


Wednesday, June 22 2011

Desitively Bonnaroo: Reporting from the Land of Dust and Music (Part 3)

You’re here to see your favorite indie-rock act, and you just so happen to have great representatives from other musical styles to explore as well.


Sunday, March 22 2009

The Decemberists: The Hazards of Love

Beware! Here there be shape-shifters, amoral rakes, an ill-tempered Queen, and a hell of a well-executed rock opera.


Thursday, March 19 2009

Music Day 1: NPR Showcase

Photos: James Edward Crittendon


M. Ward, The Decemberists, Mos Def… (Mixed Media) [16.Jan.09]
The Decemberists (Reviews) [10.Aug.07]
The Decemberists: The Crane Wife (Reviews) [11.Oct.06]
The Decemberists: Picaresque (Reviews) [21.Mar.05]
The Decemberists: The Tain (Reviews) [27.Jun.04]
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