Since releasing the 2010 EP Clear Sky Relapse, Swallows has honed it's live act, allowing new members to settle in while evolving into a complex combination of American roots and Old World folk music.
Their new LP, Witching & Divining, captures them like a firefly trapped in a jar. Each song i ... More >>
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Photo by Kevin HaysL.A. Americana band Dawes are so cavalier about their draw in the Twin Cities that they announced their plans to play a New Year's Eve show at the Varsity before they even rolled into town to perform their sold-out show at First Avenue this Friday -- and in his interview with C ... More >>
This year was another critical success for the Coen brothers as their
remake of True Grit received Oscar nominations and solid reviews from critics. But the duo
never rest for long between hits. Variety recently announced that their
next project will be a retro piece exploring the '60s folk sc ... More >>
Kevin Steinman is enigmatic in the quietest of ways. In a way, he is the physical embodiment of his music--sensitive, genuine, and utterly transparent. His latest album, Pre-Existing Condition, is due for release this Saturday at the Fine Line, and I caught up with Steinman to get all the det ... More >>
Daniel CorriganWhatever revolutions Minnesota has seen in rock and folk music for the last five decades, guitarist and blues shouter Spider John Koerner has witnessed them all and, more than likely, helped bring them about. A major influence not only on Minnesota's most famous musical son Bob Dyl ... More >>
The next two weekends in Northeast will be jam-packed with free live music, starting this Saturday with Shuga Records' 13th Avenue Folk Festival and Record Swap in Shuga's parking lot and at the 331, and continuing next weekend with the massive Nordeast Music Festival, which spans several venues ... More >>
Concert promoter Sue McLean has leaked the initial lineup for this summer's Music in the Zoo series, and there are quite a few great names on the list. Joan Baez, Levon Helm, Carolina Chocolate Drops... be still, our fluttering hearts. See the whole lineup below, with more updates (include ticket ... More >>
Márta Sebestyén & Muzsikás work in Budapest to preserve their country's oldest folk traditions. The only things distracting them are world tours, earnest foreign musicians, and unexpected Grammy awards.