Gillian Welch
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"Why Don't You Try Writing Your Own Songs?": 'The Bends' and Its Cover Songs
16 Apr 2015 // 8:10 PM

Three unique takes on tracks from The Bends, spanning the stripped-down acoustic to the full-fledged orchestral, represent how these songs still have the power to stun two decades later.

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 20-1
9 Oct 2014 // 8:13 PM

These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.


A Wheel Inside a Wheel: Gillian Welch's 'Time (The Revelator)'
18 Jun 2014 // 8:30 PM

Time (The Revelator) conjures a hazy post-millennial American dream of disappointment and ambition that's disturbed by what it sees and hears.


Gillian Welch and David Rawlings: 21 August 2011 - Greenville, SC
5 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM

Welch and Rawlings may have experienced a creative drought, but they were getting better the entire time.

Gillian Welch: The Harrow & The Harvest
7 Jul 2011 // 4:00 PM

Ten more examples of what make Welch & Rawlings great: high lonesome harmonies, beautifully judged musicianship, exquisite songcraft, and a relationship with tradition that is both serious and playful.


Pine Hill Project - "Wichita (Gillian Welch cover)" (video) (Premiere)
12 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

Americana supergroup Pine Hill Project, helmed by Richard Shindell and Lucy Kaplansky, takes on a Gillian Welch song in their latest music video, "Wichita".

Dave Rawlings Machine: 2 June 2010 - New York
3 Jun 2010 // 1:29 AM

The musically gifted, and symbiotic, Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch led his Machine through two great sets at the Bowery Ballroom Wednesday night.

//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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