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New York Times Features Kevin Gordon

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New York Times Spotlights Dwight Trible

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NYTimes Previews The Cookers

New York Times lists The Cookers among their fall preview Read More at NYTimes

NYTimes Highlights Dedicated Men of Zion at Globalfest

Globalfest Moves Online, Showcasing World Music Without Boundaries"Dedicated Men of Zion, a multigenerational band of family members, sang...

NPR  |  See All

NPR Interview Spotlights Abdullah Ibrahim

On his latest album, Abdullah Ibrahim hears the world in many "different colors""In today's session, we have a very special guest: one of jazz's...

NPR Shares the FAI 2024 Awards

Watch the International Folk Music Awards"Presented by Folk Alliance International, the IFMAs recognize the legends, unsung heroes and rising talent...

NPR Tiny Desk Concert: Nora Brown & Stephanie Coleman

Nora Brown and Stephanie Coleman: Tiny Desk Concert"There's a sweet moment between songs when Nora Brown and Stephanie Coleman reminisce about their...

NPR Highlights Annie Bartholomew’s “Mountain Dove Song”

"Bartholomew begins by playing a steady and airy clawhammer banjo melody, an instrument that she learned specifically for this project, and then...

NPR’s New Mix Includes Annie Bartholomew

"Juneau, Ala.-based musician Annie Bartholomew tells tales with a love of folk traditions."  |  Read More at NPR

NPR Live Session: Dedicated Men of Zion

"You Don't Know" (Free at Noon Concert)"Dedicated Men of Zion perform 'You Don't Know' live for an XPN Free at Noon Concert. Recorded at World Cafe...

NPR’s New Mix Features Latest Nora Brown Single

New Mix: Sylvan Esso, Ondara, Momma, Nora Brown and more"Then I take us to the hills and some mountain music from the learned and talented teenage...

NPR: Abdullah Ibrahim’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Abdullah Ibrahim: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert"And for 13 short minutes, I feel seated in Abdullah Ibrahim's home in Chiemgau, Germany, witnessing seven...

NPR Reflects on 2021 Jazz, The Cookers

Reflecting on the wisdom of our jazz elders"If I have to choose one standout this year, my pick is The Cookers' sixth studio album, Look Out!" ...

NPR All Songs Considered: Elizabeth King, “What You Gonna Do?”

New Music Friday: The top 10 albums out on Oct. 29 Read More at NPR

NPR’s New Mix Features Nora Brown

NPR All Songs Considered: Nora Brown, Le Ren, Wet Leg, Ustad Saami, NoSo, More"We also hear 16-year-old Nora Brown's take on an old Appalachian...

NPR World Cafe Live Interview: Elizabeth King

Get Familiar With Elizabeth King's Long Journey"Gospel singer Elizabeth King is unstoppable. It's not just that she recently released her first new...

Rolling Stone  |  See All

Rolling Stone Interview: Howard Grimes, Timekeeper

Al Green’s ‘Timekeeper’ on How He Gave Southern Soul Its Funky Heartbeat"Howard Grimes’ drum grooves helped form the foundation for Hi Records’...

Rolling Stone Best Country Songs This Week: John Paul White & Rose Cousins

A collab by John Paul White and Rose Cousins"Whether it’s coming out of Nashville, New York, L.A., or points in between, there’s no shortage of...

Rolling Stone Previews Eric Andersen Documentary

Songwriter Eric Andersen Crossed Paths With Everyone From Dylan to Warhol"With the release of a new documentary about his life, the cult-favorite...

Rolling Stone Highlights Folk Alliance International and Music Maker Relief Foundation

A comprehensive list of music industry–related charities aiding those affected by the coronavirus pandemic"For nearly 30 years, this North...

Rolling Stone: Best Jazz of 2020

6 paths through jazz in 2020: Charles Tolliver"Trumpeter Charles Tolliver linked up with fellow veterans Buster Williams and Lenny White on the...

Rolling Stone Feature: Hanging Tree Guitars

Hanging Tree Guitars: See Artist Freeman Vines’ Haunting Creations "Freeman Vines, a North Carolina–based artist, guitar maker, and one-time blues...

Rolling Stone Feature: Pat Cohen

Meet the Blues Singer Who Won’t Stop Brightening Seniors’ Lives"She never stopped believing in kindness, and now she’s making a difference by...

Rolling Stone Best New Tracks: “Growing Up”

Rebecca Loebe, “Growing Up”"'Growing Up' finds her outlining a woman’s struggle in a man’s world, mixing resilience, empowerment and just a bit of...

Rolling Stone Highlights Danny Schmidt’s “Last Man Standing”

10 Best Country Songs to Hear Now"There’s acoustic guitar, fiddle and plenty of harmonies, and wrapped around lyrics that find the easy humor in the...

Wall Street Journal  |  See All

Wall Street Journal Album Review: Abdullah Ibrahim

3 by Abdullah Ibrahim Review: Lyrical Jazz in London"The South African pianist’s mesmerizing new album comprises two sets recorded at Barbican Hall...

Wall Street Journal Review: Buddy Rich, ‘Just In Time’

"He Kept Pushing to the End""A previously unreleased concert, taped less than six months before Rich’s death, reveals his ability to propel a band...

Wall Street Journal Review: Abdullah Ibrahim

A Jazz Master Continues to Grow"On his first album in five years, the pianist finds yet more surprising pleasures in his signature blend of South...

Wall Street Journal Feature: Radio Jarocho & Zenin Zeferino

The Folk Music That Inspired ‘La Bamba’ Finds a New Generation of Fans"A centuries-old genre of Mexican folk music, called son jarocho, is making a...

Wall Street Journal: A New York Celebration of Lead Belly

Carnegie Hall prepares a tribute to the late blues man"Lead Belly is remembered as many things: an epochal figure in blues and folk music, a son of...

CNN  |  See All

CNN Feature: Blues Artists Impacted by COVID-19

Covid-19 taking toll on blues community"Cohen is part of a community of musicians trying to keep the blues alive in a landscape where live music is...

Pitchfork  |  See All

Pitchfork’s Great Records You Might’ve Missed: Binker Golding

34 Great Records You May Have Missed: Spring/Summer 2022"Golding’s lyrical solos ride off into the sunset and his expertly poised band follows him...

Pitchfork Feature: Leyla McCalla

Genres Of One "At 28, McCalla’s life and musical education have been defined by a steadily outward expansion of her interests and approaches." ...

Pitchfork Review: Camper Van Beethoven

Review of La Costa Perdida "Delightful…it does illustrate how unique this band still is, 30 years after it formed."  |  Read More at Pitchfork

Stereogum  |  See All

Stereogum Spotlights Dwight Trible

Dwight Trible, "African Drum""Trible’s lyrics are abstract and poetic, more about sustaining a mood than conveying an explicit message, but floating...

Stereogum Highlights Village of the Sun

Stereogum's Month In Jazz for November 2022"The pieces are concise exercises in groove, not unlike the duo’s work on their own, with Ratcliffe...

Stereogum Highlights Darren Barrett

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz, September 2017"This album marks the debut of his band dB-ish, an electro-fusion ensemble that includes saxophonists...

Stereogum Premiere: Kingsley Flood’s The Good Fight

Stream Kingsley Flood's New EP"The band’s new EP The Good Fight revolves around themes of society and change in a large culture, an exploration...

Stereogum Premiere: Brian Carpenter & The Confessions “Beautiful Jane”

Debuting the single from The Far End of the World"He sings with a weary confidence and a hint of absurd side-eye, striking a tone somewhere between...

Variety  |  See All

Variety Highlights the IFMA

Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle Win Top Honors at International Folk Awards, as Tracy Chapman Gets Lifetime Achievement Honor"Billy Strings, the group...

Variety Feature: Hanging Tree Guitars

A book, companion CD and virtual exhibit celebrates the life and work of musician and luthier Freeman Vines"Freeman Vines may not be a well known...

Vulture  |  See All

Vulture Interview: Winterpills

Jonathan Lethem Interviews the Front Man of the Band Winterpills"Philip Price was the last of a handful of lifelong friendships I forged during my...

Relix  |  See All

Relix Features Eric Andersen

Reflections: Eric Andersen"Eric Andersen, now 79, doesn’t live in the Village anymore, but rather in the Netherlands."  |  Read More at Relix

Relix Magazine Review: Matt Charette

"A Reformed Punk Version of Bastardized Americana."  |  Read More Below

Relix Single Premiere: MEM_MODS’ “Harmolodica”

Song Premiere: MEM MODS “Harmolodica”"MEM MODS creation could be called many things: the light at the end of the tunnel, an act by a saint of...

Relix Video Premiere: The City Champs, “Luna ’68”

Memphis All-Star Organ Trio, The City Champs, Return with “Luna ’68”"The three stellar players recently reunited in the studio to record their first...

Relix Album Premiere: Willie Farmer ‘The Man From the Hill’

New album out March 1 via Big Legal Mess"Today we offer a sneak peek of the effort, which showcases Farmer’s gritty blues approach as he honors...

Consequence of Sound  |  See All

Consequence of Sound Excerpt: I Got a Song

Excerpt from new book on Newport Folk Festival details folk music’s rise in a racially tense America"The festival's founder, George Wein, discusses...

PBS  |  See All

PBS Newshour Video: Pat Cohen

A music maker sings the coronavirus blues "Musician Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen has long met adversity with music. She lost her New Orleans home to...

Washington Post  |  See All

Washington Post Features Gail Ceasar

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Washington Post Feature: The Cookers

In the Cookers, collective centuries of heat"Over 35 years later, in 2001, trumpeter David Weiss, an arranger and sideman for Hubbard, was...

Washington Post Feature

"Their ancestral cultures have been oppressed and forbidden, and yet they rise up singing" "For at least 30 years, Duffy has been working alongside...

Washington Post Spotlights Kingsley Flood

Kingsley Flood looks inward for inspiration"Boston is a big part of Khuri’s life, in part because it’s where Kingsley Flood began in 2008."  |  Read...

Paste  |  See All

The Songpoet Opens the Door to a World of Soulful Music and Poetry

Documentary on music legend, Eric Andersen, to air on PBS stations nationwideEric Andersen’s music earned him a passionate international following...

Eric Andersen’s ‘Woodstock Under the Stars’ 3CD Live Album To Be Released June 19 On Y&T Music

Full-Length Documentary Film The Songpoet Premiers at Santa Barbara Film Festival RECORDINGS FEATURE SPECIAL GUESTS JOHN SEBASTIAN, ERIC BAZILIAN,...

US Premiere of the Songpoet Set for Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Eric Andersen Launches US Tour January 14The new music documentary The Songpoet about singer-songwriter Eric Andersen will have its U.S. debut at...

Songwriting Great Eric Andersen Plans National Tour with Scarlet Rivera & Cheryl Prashker

Tour Dates & Information “Eric Andersen is a great ballad singer.” -Bob Dylan Eric Andersen – the subject of last year’s career-spanning compilation...

Spin  |  See All

Spin Premieres “Captivating” Grace Askew Track

Hear the Hauntingly Beatiful "Bad Habit" "Below you’ll find “Bad Habit,” a captivating single filled with witchy “woo-hoo!”s and goosebump-inducing...

Billboard  |  See All

Billboard Spotlights New FAI Executive Director

Nashville Notes: Jennifer Roe"The Folk Alliance International named Jennifer Roe executive director of the organization after holding the post in an...

Billboard Highlights IFMA 2024

Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway Win at 2024 International Folk Music Awards: Full Winners List"Tracy Chapman received a lifetime...

Billboard Highlights Upcoming FAI

Music News Digest: ECMA Noms, Amanda Rheaume, FAI, JUNOfest & More"The FAI has also announced the nominees for The 2024 International Folk Music...

Billboard Spotlights FAI 2023 & Lifetime Achievement Award

Janis Ian to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2023 International Folk Music Awards"The Folk Alliance International bestows three lifetime...

Billboard Shares Folk Alliance Award Nominees

Allison Russell, Arooj Aftab, Sarah Jarosz Among International Folk Music Awards Finalists"Other nominees include John Smith, The Longest Johns and...

Billboard: Folk Alliance International Reveals Performers for 2022 Conference

The Folk Alliance International Conference will be held Feb. 23-27, 2022"Folk Alliance International has revealed the lineup of nearly 140 artists...

Billboard Feature: Folk Alliance’s Village Fund

Folk Alliance International Starts Village Fund to Aid Musicians in Need"Folk Alliance International has established The Village Fund, a grant...

Billboard Premiere Mellotron Variations

Wilco's Pat Sansone Explores Cult Favorite Instrument on 'Mellotron Variations' Project "Though Wilco is gearing up for its next album, due out in...

Billboard: “Under the Shadows” Video Premier

Legendary Singer-Songwriter Eric Andersen Shares His First Music Video, for ‘Under the Shadows’ “During nearly 55 years of making music, Eric...

Billboard Exclusive: Liz Brasher’s “Cold Baby”

Soul Singer Liz Brasher Tries to Break From Her "Cold Baby""Liz Brasher, the newest signee to Fat Possum Records, is a timelessly American artist." ...

Billboard Video Premiere: Bette Smith, “Man Child”

Bed-Stuy Soul Singer Bette Smith Talks 'Cinderella Story' Signing"The results of those sessions arrive Sept. 29 on Jetlagger, a rugged, chugging...

AP  |  See All

AP Album Review: Chris Robley

Review: Chris Robley beautifully captures state of the union "Robley’s weighty words — he’s an award-winning poet — are made even more powerful...

Associated Press Item

American roots musicians get tintype portraits at museum "Alabama Slim, Little Freddie King, and Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen are among musicians whose...

AV Club  |  See All

AV Club Giveaway

Do you like roots music? Then we're giving away a getaway just for you "We’re giving away a getaway to Durham, NC, to attend a five-day music and...

Bitter Southerner  |  See All

Bitter Southerner Feature

Searching for High John "High John the Conqueror, a man in full, has walked through the annals of African American folklore for centuries."  |  Read...

American Songwriter  |  See All

American Songwriter Highlights Jonah Tolchin

10 New Songs to Listen to This Week"Check out the new vid, which features a vintage prewar Ford hot rod from the skilled rocker."  |  Read More at...

American Songwriter Features Jonah Tolchin

Jonah Tolchin Travels to Louisiana for the Swamp Blues of Dockside"It hasn’t been easy following singer/songwriter Jonah Tolchin through the...

American Songwriter Highlights Jonah Tolchin Single

New Song Saturday! Hear New Tracks from R.E.M., Imagine Dragons, Jonah Tolchin, and More"The artist has a knack for performing a riff that sticks to...

American Songwriter Highlights Jonah Tolchin

New Song Saturday! Hear the Newest Songs from R.E.M., Jonah Tolchin, and More"The skillful blues-rock artist Jonah Tolchin will release his...

American Songwriter Reviews MEM_MODS Album

Instrumental Eclectic, Retro-Futuristic Groove Music? Bring It On"Elements of funk, space rock, soul, orchestral, and jazz combine for a flavorful...

American Songwriter Highlights DMZ, “Lord Hold My Hand”

New Song Friday! Hear New Tracks From Dedicate Men of Zion and More"Gospel group The Dedicated Men of Zion have a vocal mixture like your favorite...

American Songwriter Feature: Chris Robley

Daily Discovery: Chris Robley’s Storytelling Shines"2016 was a heavy year for Chris Robley. Between President Trump’s unexpected ascension to the...

American Songwriter Features Nora Brown

At Age 15, Nora Brown Bears the Torch of Ancient Music Traditions with Poise on New LP Sidetrack My Engine"Mentored by folklorist/filmmaker/New Lost...

American Songwriter Profiles and Reviews Elizabeth King

Gospel Singer Elizabeth King Finds Herself in the Spotlight at 77"The story of the 77-year-old gospel singer, Elizabeth King, is the story of a life...

American Songwriter 4-Star Review: The Last Shall Be First, Volume 1

Rare, Rousing Gospel Is Rescued By Fat Possum Label Founder"The advance promotional material of this trip back to the 70s calls these 17 songs...

American Songwriter Feature: Hanging Tree Guitars

Hanging Tree Guitars Delivers Important Insights About America’s Racial Divide"At a time when America is struggling mightily to address past and...

American Songwriter Features Vanessa Collier

Sax Queen Vanessa Collier Does It All on ‘Heart on the Line’"But where so many musicians focus strictly on their primary instrument, Collier takes...

Atwood  |  See All

Atwood’s Weekly Roundup Includes Dwight Trible

Atwoodo Magazine's Weekly Roundup"The results conjure the African landscape in the mind quite well, while also proving that such a setting can be...

Atwood Magazine’s Weekly Roundup: Nora Brown

Atwood Magazine's Weekly Roundup: September 9, 2022"Brown gives hope to a new generation of folk lovers, proving old-time music can feel just as new...

Binker Golding Among Atwood Magazine’s Editors’ Picks

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Atwood Review: Chris Milam Radiates in “Phoenix”

Today's Song: Wistful, Symphonic, Verdant "Phoenix""With symphonic energy and lyrical grace, Chris Milam delivers a wistful, gusty anthem that...

Jazziz  |  See All

Jazziz Editor’s Choice Includes Dwight Trible

JAZZIZ Editors’ Choice: Dwight Trible, Mette Henriette, Tauren Wells & MoreRead More at Jazziz

Jazziz Profile: The Cookers

Still Cookin’: Billy Harper enjoys a late-career awakening with The Cookers"Jazz history is rife with brilliant musicians who never received their...

Jazziz Album Announcement: Abdullah Ibrahim

Abdullah Ibrahim, Solotude (Gearbox)"The piano legend’s solo performance perfectly lends itself to the venue’s renowned acoustics. Solotude is due...

Jazziz Highlights New Release from The Cookers

Pat Metheny, The Cookers, Kurt Elling & More: New Release Cheat Sheet"New Release Announcements: The Cookers"  |  Read More at Jazziz

Jazziz New Music Spotlights The City Champs

The City Champs, “Lockdown City” song premiere"'Lockdown City' from the album, completed during a band getaway in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, finds them...

Jazziz Premiere: “The Ambassador from Greenland”

Hear the song off Don Cherry's new album, Cherry Jam "Cherry Jam is drawn from an original set of tapes of a 1965 program broadcast by Denmark’s...

Jazziz 2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Gearbox Records

Best Playing & Listening: Gearbox Gold"The Gearbox Automatic plug-and-play turntable has filled the gap in the portable turntable sector with its...

Jazziz Highlights Chiminyo’s “Breathin”

Chiminyo featured in New Music Monday"Its latest single, “Breathin'” finds him unleashing expressive beats on his tech-heavy drum kit and showcasing...

Jazziz Item: Modern Masters Series

Crosstown Arts Announces Modern Masters Jazz Series "The series kicked off with saxophonist Ed Peterson on January 14 and is currently scheduled to...

Jazziz Track Premiere

Hear the Last-Ever Known Recording of Drum Legend Buddy Rich "It’s peak Rich: full of swing, bristling with energy and faster than a speeding...

Brooklyn Vegan  |  See All

Brooklyn Vegan Spotlights Meadowlark 2024 Lineup

NY's Meadowlark Fest brings Fruit Bats, Blonde Redhead, Deer Tick, Slaughter Beach Dog & more to an orchard"This year’s lineup includes Fruit...

Brooklyn Vegan Highlights Looms “Hologram”

27 New Songs Out Today"Brooklyn band Looms released new EP, Dogs of Doubt, today on whch they’ve woven some lovely indie folk sounds."  |  Read More...

Brooklyn Vegan Highlights Meadowlark Festival

"The 2023 edition of the Hudson Valley's Meadowlark Fest happens September 8-10 at Stone Ridge Orchard & Farmers Market."  |  Read More at...

Brooklyn Vegan Spotlights Hermon Hitson Single

Hermon Hitson, "Ain't No Other Way""Herman Hitson, who was associated with Jimi Hendrix (and other legends) back in the '60s, is set to release his...

Brooklyn Vegan Previews Binker & Moses, Escape The Flames

Stream the jazz duo's new live album, Escape the Flames "You can feel Binker and Moses feeding off each other and all the natural chemistry that...

Brooklyn Vegan Premiere: JCR Records

70s Memphis gospel-soul ‘JCR Records Story’ comp coming"The Last Shall Be First: the JCR Records Story, Volume 1. is an upcoming compilation of raw...

Brooklyn Vegan Article: Eric Andersen

Full-Length Documentary Readies "Ahead of the release, we’re premiering a long out-of-print live version of Eric Andersen’s classic “Violets of...

Parade  |  See All

Parade Magazine Video Premiere

Exclusive Premiere: Watch as Rebecca Loebe Takes On Reality in 'Growing Up'  "The song, “Growing Up,” showcases her honey-dipped, reedy voice and...

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The Bluegrass Situation Features FAI 2024

Folk Alliance International Brings Musical Alchemy to Kansas City"Over five days at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center the conference will...

The Bluegrass Situation Shares Tiny Desk Concert

Nora Brown and Stephanie Coleman's Tiny Desk Concert"Perhaps the most remarkable skill of New York-based old-time duo Nora Brown and Stephanie...

The Bluegrass Situation Shares Secret Museum Album

Stream a Historic, Boundary-Hopping Fiddle Compilation from Jalopy Records"The compilation, drawn from Conte’s pioneering and remarkable personal...

Bluegrass Situation Video Premiere: “All for the Klondike’s Gold”

Music Video Premiere: "All for the Klondike's Gold""For the past several years, I’ve been researching the lives of Victorian sex workers and women...

Bob Lefsetz Interviews Eric Andersen

"Eric's still got something to say, he believes music can make a difference, and this is his story."  |  Listen at Stitcher

Relix Features Eric Andersen

Reflections: Eric Andersen"Eric Andersen, now 79, doesn’t live in the Village anymore, but rather in the Netherlands."  |  Read More at Relix

Bluegrass Situation Premiere: Prateek, “Wrong”

Listen: Prateek, "Wrong""'Racism affects far more than we give it credit for, and one perhaps under-discussed part of its domain is romance.'"  | ...

Folk Alley Review: Tribute to a Songpoet

Album Review: Various Artists, Tribute to a Songpoet – Songs of Eric Andersen"Many consider Eric Andersen the best poet and songwriter from the...

The Boot Adds Eric Andersen to Weekly Picks

"Janis Ian's cover of Eric Anderson's 'Hills of Tuscany' is packed with star power."  |  Read More at The Boot

Blog Critics Review: Eric Andersen

Eric Andersen Gets His DueRead More at Blog Critic

Americana UK Features Eric Anderson Collection

Various Artists Tribute to a Songpoet: Songs of Eric Andersen"Eric Andersen is a song writing legend who hit the floor running with his early albums...

Goldmine Gives 5-Star Reviews to Eric Andersen Box Set

Perfect score for Eric Andersen 3-CD set tribute"Consequently, it’s fair to say that this well-deserved tribute to Eric Andersen’s enduring presence...

Boston Globe  |  See All

Boston Globe Highlights Darren Barrett

The next generation of jazz"'Young royalty' heads to town..."  |  Read More at Boston Globe

Boston Globe Feature: Eric Andersen

Looking back, Eric Andersen savors the hits, shrugs off the misses "Andersen, who returns to Boston to play City Winery on Thursday, touring behind...

No Depression  |  See All

No Depression Shares Another FAI Session

No Depression Sessions at Folk Alliance International 2024: Jolie Holland"Join us for Jolie Holland’s No Depression Session from Folk Alliance...

No Depression Shares More FAI Video Sessions

No Depression Sessions at Folk Alliance International 2024: Mireya Ramos, Gina Chavez, and Jorge Glem"Please enjoy the first (and hopefully not the...

No Depression FAI 2024 Session: Louisa Stancioff

No Depression Sessions at Folk Alliance International 2024: Louisa Stancioff"Louisa Stancioff had been bouncing around the US for years prior to...

No Depression Continues Its FAI 2024 Sessions

No Depression Sessions at Folk Alliance International 2024: Willie Watson"Joining Watson are longtime friend and collaborator Ben Gould on bass and...

No Depression Continues Its Sessions from FAI 2024

No Depression Sessions at Folk Alliance International 2024: Ron Artis II"I can’t write anything that sums up his words more eloquently than the way...

No Depression Spotlights the IFMA

Molly Tuttle, Billy Strings, and Iris DeMent Honored at International Folk Music Awards"This year’s International Folk Music Awards, presented on...

No Depression Shares FAI Nominees & Honorees

FAI Announces Honorees and 2023 Nominees for International Folk Music Awards"As Folk Alliance International gears up for its annual conference next...

No Depression Album Review: Ghalia Volt

ALBUM REVIEW: Ghalia Volt Supercharges Her Sound on Shout Sister Shout!"Volt looks like a rockabilly goddess from the ’50s with her pouffed-up...

No Depression Album Review: Annie Bartholomew

Annie Bartholomew Finds Musical Treasure in the Stories of Klondike Gold Rush Sex Workers"If Sisters of White Chapel marks Bartholomew’s emergence...

No Depression Highlights FAI 2023

International Folk Music Awards Nominees and Honorees Announced"Folk music-fomenting nonprofit Folk Alliance International has announced the...

No Depression Highlights Folk Alliance 2023

"Folk Alliance International’s annual conference is set for next February, and details about the event are beginning to come into view."  |  Read...

No Depression Review: Music Maker Songbook

Music Maker Songbook Shows Off Blues’ Best and Invites Playing Along"This Music Maker compilation is one of the best the foundation has put out to...

KEXP  |  See All

KEXP Interview & Premiere: Xanthe Alexis

Xanthe Alexis Celebrates the Supernatural Strangeness of the Cosmos in "Moon""Colorado-based folk musician Xanthe Alexis also understands the...

Wide Open Country  |  See All

Wide Open Country Highlights Nora Brown

Wide Open Country 6-Pack: "The Very Day I'm Gone," Nora Brown"Teenage banjo prodigy Nora Brown delivers a gorgeous, stirring version of ballad...

Wide Open Country Premiere: Elizabeth King’s “No Ways Tired”

Elizabeth King's 'No Ways Tired' Reflects Her Christian Faith and Personal Resolve"Today, Wide Open Country premieres "No Ways Tired," a stirring...

Wide Open Country Premiere: Greg Klyma

Greg Klyma Drinks To His Health in 'Why I Oughta' Music Video"Klyma, a Boston-based artist, wrote "Why I Oughta" from the standpoint of a barfly...

Wide Open Country Premiere: Ward Hayden & the Outliers

Song Premiere: Lively Cover of 'The Promised Land'"Ward Hayden and the Outliers put their own spin on American classics on their forthcoming album...

Bandcamp  |  See All

Bandcamp Interview: Charles Tolliver’s New Album, Connect

Jazz Icon Reflects On His 50-Plus Years in Music"There’s no title track on the new album from Charles Tolliver—his first in over a decade. But its...

Premier Guitar  |  See All

Premier Guitar: Freeman Vines’ Hanging Tree Guitars

How a North Carolina luthier's instruments unearthed a buried story of the American South"Luthier and musician Freeman Vines was 8 or 9 years old...

Inked Mag  |  See All

Inked Mag Reviews Jake La Botz’ ‘Sunnyside’

The Sound of American Traditional Ink"If American Traditional tattoos had an official anthem it would be growled by La Botz; the blues man puts...

Boing Boing  |  See All

Boing Boing Feature: Hanging Tree Guitars

Man builds guitars using wood from a lynching tree"Vines deeply moving work is the subject of a new photography book, Hanging Tree Guitars, with...

Okay Player  |  See All

Okay Player Album Premiere: Krystle Warren

Hear Krystle Warren’s New Album Three The Hard Way "The Kansas City soul specialist paints with deep blues and stirring sharpness on her first album...

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