Frankenstorm Sandy is throwing salt in everyone's concert game. Here's a list so far of everything that's been postponed or canceled. Check back for updates throughout the day. And stay safe.
by Jeff Giles We tend to think of recording technology in terms of linear progressfrom Alan Lomax lugging 150 pounds of equipment around the world, to plush professional studios like the Hit Factory and the Record Plant capturing rock history, to the Pro Tools-fueled rise of the home studio ... More >>
Or slicing, or muscling—anything but letting up, really
Pete Seeger only turns 90 once, so why not have a big party? True to the folk singer's activist legacy, this packed Madison Square Garden celebration was a fundraiser for the Clearwater sloop and sailboat-centered foundation that Seeger built in 1969 to raise awareness about a then-near-dead Hudso ... More >>
Bela Fleck? Shugo Tokumaru Bowery Ballroom October 22nd One strange music-fest phenomenon is encountering buzz acts whose live sets are so totally different than what their recordings imply—in this case, it’s Japanese blip-folk wunderkind Shugo Tokumaru. Performing second on a typically CMJ fi ... More >>
Three folk acts in denial
Day Three: The Body Funk Gets Worse Bonnaroo Day Three June 14, 2008 High Tide Blues, Mason Jennings, Abigail Washburn and the Sparrow Quartet, featuring Bela Fleck, B.B. King, Ben Folds, Chromeo all photos by Mark C. Austin It’s Sunday morning here in the Tennessee sun, and after a torrential d ... More >>
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