Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. New York new composers So Percussion are constantly working and competing in an arena immune to the hype cycle, so it's easy to take their awesomeness for granted. Four dudes making tikking-takking ... More >>
Karl Hagstrom Miller is a cultural historian (and professor at UT-Austin), whose first book, Segregating Sound, rethinks folk and blues by looking at the formative moments of these genres through the lens of the intellectuals and phonograph companies with the most interest in shaping them. I ... More >>
The Ethio-jazz godfather returns
A party band fluent whether the language is Count Basie, Don Cherry, or 'Darling Nikki'