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Newport Folk Festival 2015: Dylan '65 Revisited and the Community at Fort Adams
2 Aug 2015 // 9:00 PM

The 2015 Newport Folk Festival was an amazing event with a great lineup of artists, the vibe of a small community and a beautiful location.

The Best Americana of 2011
19 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

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.


Dawes: All Your Favorite Bands
6 Jul 2015 // 8:10 PM

The rootsy SoCal group stays the course on album number four, begging the question of whether honing a narrowly-defined sound amounts to progress.

Dawes: Stories Don't End
10 Apr 2013 // 5:05 PM

The third album in five years from the LA roots-rock favorites finds them continuing to channel Jackson Browne.

//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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