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Music Review: Alnilam – ‘Indigo Sky’

Alnilam 'Indigo Sky'

‘Indigo Sky’ makes for an ethereal listen. Read More »

Music Review: John Hulburt – ‘Opus III’ (Tompkins Square Reissue of Knaves Guitarist’s 1972 Acoustic Album)

John Hulburt Opus III

For fans of Jorma Kaukonen, Paul Simon, Ellen McIlwaine, Leo Kottke, John Fahey, and acoustic guitar mastery in general, discovering Hulburt's only solo album will be a treat as well as a rewarding time capsule (timeless capsule?) too. Read More »

Music Review: The Liquorsmiths – ‘This Book Belongs To’ EP

The Liquorsmiths' 'This Book Belongs To'

The Liquorsmiths take listeners on an emotional ride. Read More »

Music Review: The Splashing Pearls – ‘Tabloid Tales’

The Splashing Pearls

Can you imagine successfully putting together ukulele, bass, and steel drums for a band? 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 »

Music Review: Ellis Paul – ‘Chasing Beauty’

ellis paul

Ellis Paul is at his best when his artifice exudes sincerity. Read More »

Music Review: Grace Griffith – ‘Passing Through’


'Passing Through' is a thoroughly engaging album of Celtic music. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Suzanne Vega – ‘Live: Solitude Standing’


It is a joy to hear and see Vega sing her hits. Read More »

How To Be Properly Outraged (Thank You, Pete Seeger)


Sing or write out your outrage as Pete Seeger and Jon Krakauer did. In this high-tech world, we may “unlike” or block someone on Facebook or Twitter as enough of a statement. It isn’t. Read More »