Monday, September 24 2012
The authenticity trap: How did folk music end up in such a paradoxical place?
Saturday, December 23 2006
At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.
Wednesday, December 20 2006
English and Scottish ballads, Cajun songs, protest music, and covers of everything from Mississippi John Hurt to Prince populate this year's notable folk records.
Thursday, April 9 2009
Whether Elliott directly absorbed what was happening remains questionable, but he certainly soaked up the songs and culture on a deeper, more primal level.
Thursday, July 13 2006
The album's 16 tracks clock in at a mere 32-and-a-half minutes, but there's a fullness to the disc because Elliott gives it all on every song, no matter the length. There really isn't a bad cut on the record.