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Forgetting the Roots: Does It Matter Who Makes Folk Music?
23 Sep 2012 // 6:14 PM
The authenticity trap: How did folk music end up in such a paradoxical place?
The Power of Communion: A Chat with Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons
27 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM
Mumford & Sons' Ben Lovett didn't like the way that the world of booking and promoting musicians was being handled -- so he completely reinvented it.
Today’s "New" Music Is All Folked Up
31 Oct 2012 // 6:20 PM
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.
Mumford & Sons: Wilder Mind
5 May 2015 // 10:30 PM
Wilder Mind is simultaneously the worst and most honest Mumford & Sons outing.
Mumford & Sons: Babel
25 Sep 2012 // 6:06 PM
Mumford & Sons seem to have figured out that there is more than one way to put together a song. This tweaking of their songwriting technique gives this album a decent flow, and makes it a much smoother listen than Sigh No More.
The Good and Bad of ACL 2016 Weekend Two
17 Oct 2016 // 4:46 AM
No music festival is perfect, but with its stacked lineup and orderly schedule Austin City Limits Festival 2016 is a success in all the important ways.
Mumford & Sons Play New Songs and the Beatles on 'SNL'
23 Sep 2012 // 3:30 AM
Last night Mumford & Sons played two songs on 'SNL' ahead of their release of 'Babel' this week. But the highlight was their skit where instead of playing Americana guys, they went back to their homeland for inspiration in portraying the Beatles.
Mumford & Sons Returns with 'Wilder Mind' and a New Balance
4 May 2015 // 8:41 AM
Belief is big in the world of Mumford & Sons.
The Mumford & Sons Handmade Aesthetic Is Rocking the Music World
8 Nov 2012 // 6:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — Describing the latest album from his band Mumford & Sons, Ben Lovett sidesteps much of the language artists often use to talk about their