Thursday, November 1 2012
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.
Thursday, October 20 2011
John Wesley Harding teams up with Eugene Mirman for new video, "Sing Your Own Song", which spoofs a Paul Simon classic.
Friday, September 9 2011
“The Decemberists will be pretty quiet for a bit,” said Colin Meloy, adding that it will be a few years before fans see another record. In the meantime, Meloy plans to give this series of at least three books, which begins with Wildwood, his full attention.
Thursday, August 25 2011
The iTunes Session EP, with its almost exact recreation of album cuts, all but makes more real and palatable a possible lack of creativity with the band.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
Four days of sun, banjos, snow, Mumfords, fiddles, and rock gods at 10,000 feet where, by Saturday, things get challenging.
Wednesday, June 22 2011
You’re here to see your favorite indie-rock act, and you just so happen to have great representatives from other musical styles to explore as well.
Monday, October 12 2009
Monday, March 23 2009
Beware! Here there be shape-shifters, amoral rakes, an ill-tempered Queen, and a hell of a well-executed rock opera.
Thursday, March 19 2009
Photos: James Edward Crittendon
Monday, March 2 2009
In its 20th year and in the hands of the National's Dessner Brothers, Red Hot delivers another compilation