Monday, December 19 2011
If you ask a critic or music fan to define Americana, be prepared for an avalanche of diverse responses of opinion. Still, there remain some constant benchmarks, such as pedal steel, fiddle, acoustic guitars -- and good songwriting.
Sunday, February 27 2011
Abigail Washburn is a bluegrass artist with a global focus, and on City of Refuge, she collaborates with indie rock artists, including the Decemberists' producer Tucker Martine and guitarist Chris Funk.
Wednesday, July 22 2009
In the wake of an earthquake, American musicians travel to China's Sichuan region to craft an affecting EP of found sounds.
Tuesday, August 23 2005
Abigail Washburn proves that bluegrass and bamboo flutes make perfect musical bedmates.