Tag: Folk

Tall Dwarfs

Music Reviews

The Sky Above and The Mud Below (Carrot Top Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Sweet Honey in the Rock


Thirty years and still fighting the good fight. Rob Walsh talks to Sweet Honey in the Rock and finds that the message still lives.

Paul Hyde

Music Reviews

The Big Book of Sad Songs, Vol. 1 (Bongobeat). Review by Ben Varkentine.


Music Reviews

Wonderland: A Winter Solstice Celebration (Signature Sounds). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

Tan Sleeve

Music Reviews

Fall Love (Bus Stop Label). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

Alan Lomax 1915-2002


America’s foremost ethnomusicologist and folklorist, Alan Lomax, passed away July 19. David Whited offers a small tribute to the man’s enormous legacy.

The Waifs


Australian folk-pop trio The Waifs are working hard to get their charming and honest music heard in the rest of the world. Stein Haukland catches up with singer / guitarist Donna Simpson at the start of the band’s US tour.

In Perspective: Last Years of the Cat

In Perspective

Did someone put a fatwah on Cat Stevens’ career? Hal Horowitz examines the nadir of the folkie-turned-Muslim’s pop music career, taking an in-depth look at Stevens’ recently-reissued last three albums, Numbers, IZITSO, and Down To Earth.

Indigo Girls

Event Reviews

The Indigo Girls, with Spearhead (Chastain Park, Atlanta, GA, June 2, 2000). Concert review by Jeff Montgomery; photos by Shannah Cahoe Montgomery.

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Print Reviews

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The House that Screamed

Screen Reviews

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