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Wednesday, December 24 2014

The Best Bluegrass of 2014

This year's rich pickin's of traditional bluegrass, jamgrass, and newgrass make it the best year for recorded bluegrass music in quite some time.


Monday, December 22 2014

The Best Albums of 2014

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.


Sunday, October 5 2014

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81

PopMatters' picks for the best albums of the 2000s begins with a series of albums that spans epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.


Monday, July 28 2014

An Honest Liar: An Interview with Nickel Creek's Sean Watkins

PopMatters catches up with Sean Watkins during one of his busiest years as a musician yet, which finds him touring with Nickel Creek, recording with Tom Brosseau, and releasing his new solo record, All I Do Is Lie.


Monday, April 7 2014

Nickel Creek Returns to Recording and Touring with 'A Dotted Line'

PopMatters got an advance listen to the new recording from the "newgrass" sensation -- and an interview with guitarist Sean Watkins.


Reviews

Wednesday, July 23 2014

Sun-Drenched '90s Nostalgia at Forecastle Day Three

Forecastle rounded out its 2014 installment with aplomb, proving that it is only going to get bigger and better from here on out.


Thursday, May 8 2014

Nickel Creek + The Secret Sisters: 29 April 2014 - Beacon Theatre, New York (Photos)

News about Nickel Creek's new release A Dotted Line might have been drowned out by the fact the band is back together and celebrating their 25th anniversary.


Monday, March 31 2014

Nickel Creek: A Dotted Line

For its first album in nine years, Nickel Creek tames down the displays of virtuosity that defined much of their previous albums, offering up a more pastoral take on their otherwise “newgrass" take on bluegrass.


Thursday, September 6 2007

Nickel Creek with Fiona Apple

It was about the time people starting screaming "Fiona!" that it became painfully clear: somebody got this bill backwards.


Thursday, January 25 2007

Nickel Creek: Reasons Why

Tasty tracks from three spectacular newgrass albums, plus videos and live music.


Blogs

Monday, September 1 2014

Newport Folk Festival 2014: Day 1 & 2 Photos

While it is now under the umbrella of a non-profit foundation, the Newport Folk Festival still remains one of the top Summer festivals for an artist to play.


Sunday, March 4 2012

Lyle Lovett: 28 February 2012 - New York

Lyle Lovett was in classic form Tuesday night in New York, showing off his stylistic dexterity.


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