Naturally, this record shows up quite a bitAs our celebration of the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City winds down, we thought we'd reach out to a bunch of musicians with a simple question: What's your favorite Dylan song?
"Singing all about [yourself] isn't all that interesting--I don't want to just do that. It's not very fun, and it may be dishonest." Kristian Mattson The Tallest Man on Earth is about five-foot-nine. Maybe; wearing the right shoes. Narrowly built, spindly legged, and quietly spoken, the loftiest t ... More >>
On Dan Hicks, Leonard Cohen, Etta James, and other fearless time travelers
"This song's about baseball..." Only three tunes into their Friday set, and the Felice Brothes cut straight to "Cooperstown," the nearly seven-minute ballad about an 18 year old Ty Cobb's first ever at-bat. The band's ramshackle slow numbers probably sound better live from a meadow near their Cats ... More >>
Earthly appetites: The brilliant and curious career of steel-string demigod John Fahey
Yazoo's Time Capsule Project