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Music Review: Delta Rae – ‘After It All’

Delta Rae

The new album from the hard-to-define but easy-to-love band is full of soaring melodies and a deep-hearted, determined, and joyful feel. Read More »

Joan Baez Honored by Library of Congress and Amnesty International

Joan Baez

The human rights organization will honor the folk singer along with Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei at a ceremony in Berlin in May. Read More »

An Interivew with Folk Music Legend Tom Paxton and Review of His Latest Album ‘Redemption Road’

Tom Paxton

An interview with Tom Paxton on his latest album "Redemption Road," along with a review of the release. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Lonesome Traveler’ by James O’Neil Revives the Folk Music Revival

Sylvie Davidson, Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper, Justin Flagg and Matty Charles in LONESOME TRAVELER at 59E59 Theaters. Photo by Carol Rosegg

A cast of talented singer-actor-musicians recreate performances by a raft of artists and groups from the folk music revival of the 1950s and early '60s. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from Modest Mouse, Shania Twain, Mumford & Sons, Joan Armatrading, My Morning Jacket, Josh Groban and More

Modest Mouse

Plus Tori Amos, John Patitucci, Wale, Zac Brown Band, Johnny Winter, Tony Bennett & Bill Evans, and More Read More »

Preview of SXSW Music Festival 2015 (Notable Acts Include Best Coast, Scott Weiland, Tove Lo, Bleachers, The Church, and Unlocking the Truth)

SXSW 2014: Phantogram (photo credit: Diego Donamaria)

SXSW Music Festival 2015 takes place March 17-22 in Austin, Texas. Read More »

Music Review: Echo Sparks – ‘Ghost Town Girl’

Echo Sparks

The harmonisations in this album are bound to capture your attention. Read More »

Music Review: Hook & Anchor – ‘Hook & Anchor’

Hook & Anchor

Portland-based Americana band Hook & Anchor released its solid self-titled debut album last year. Read More »

Charlie Doherty’s Top 30 Releases of 2014 (Starring Judas Priest, Ryan Adams, Run the Jewels, Smashing Pumpkins, Sun Kil Moon, and More)

Run the Jewels

I'm sure that you'll agree with me that this past year wasn't the greatest year in music history but it was a very damn satisfying one. Read More »

Music Review: Rhiannon Giddens – ‘Tomorrow Is My Turn’

rhiannon giddens

This is a strong and powerful album that captures a wide range of feelings and will be very satisfying to any listener. Read More »