By Steve Leftridge, Taylor Coe, Chris Conaton, and Steve Horowitz
Our list for 2013 is predictably diverse, ranging from progressive newgrass to tradition-minded country to old-time acoustic to California canyon rock to psych folk to singer-songwriter and all points between. [11.Dec.13]
With a newly uncovered collection of songs Woody Guthrie recorded for the government, his daughter Nora talks about who he really was, what she learns from the scholars that come in, and how Woody could write five songs a day. [11.Dec.13]
By PopMatters Staff
Jewel running, megalomania, acid rap, and sasquatches -- hip-hop continues to surprise in 2013.
Rhys Darby has a small legacy of his own, ranging from his roles in Flight of the Conchords to How I Met Your Mother to his outrageously theatrical standup, as well. [10.Dec.13]
By Dave Heaton, Jerrick Adams, and Steve Leftridge
What's going to be most often said or written about the year in country music, 2013? That it was the "year of the woman" in a Nashville that's still a man's world after all. [10.Dec.13]