//Reviews
//Features
Is Brilliant Appropriation a Contradiction? On Gillian Welch and Pastiche

Is Brilliant Appropriation a Contradiction? On Gillian Welch and Pastiche

By Josh Friedberg

25 Apr 2017 // 10:30 AM

The historical references the virtuosic instrumental work, and the stunning close harmonies all took intelligence and skill to master, but that doesn't mean that Time (The Revelator) should be beyond critique....

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All This I Do for Glory: An Interview With Saxophonist Colin Stetson

By Mike Pursley

25 Apr 2017 // 2:24 AM

Extreme soul searching leads sax stylist Colin Stetson towards the very core of his creativity....

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//News

Prince's Revolution Celebrates His Greatest Era>

Members of the Revolution are still reeling from the death of Prince and tell us about what working with him was like....

Reassessing Ella Fitzgerald: 'The First Lady of Song' at 100>

Chicano Batman Rocks, in Addition to Having the Best Name in Rock>

The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' Album to Get Deluxe 50th-Anniversary Edition>

//Events

Ruby Amanfu Gives Rich Emotional and Musical Experience at Lincoln Center>

Amanfu's rich, gorgeous set alternately had people itching to dance or wiping away tears....

Lettuce Tackles Mt. Crushmore in Uptown Oakland>

Umphrey's McGee Treads Where Eagles Dare in Oakland>

Animal Liberation Orchestra and Twiddle Join Together for Bay Area Harmonic Convergence>

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Keeping Dry Under Storm Clouds: An Interview with Sleaford Mods

// Sound Affects

"When asked what can help counteract the worldwide growth of xenophobia and racism, Sleaford Mods' singer Jason Williamson states simply, "I think it's empathy, innit?"

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