Saturday Mar 1
The Left Corrupts and Steals a Culture, It Doesn't Convince
I was recently reading an article about the folk music scene as it developed in the 30s and 40s and it hit me that these people were yet another example of how leftists take a culture and corrupt it to push their political schemes instead of merely presenting their philosophies and legitimately winning converts.
Retrospective: John Fahey's 'Blind Joe Death'
Its distant notes bring to mind an America that exists only in the sort of colorless photographs you see in an art museum or Ken Burns documentary.
The Drinks Business
Sir David Attenborough's BBC 'beer war'
Sir David Attenborough has spoken out over his battle to persuade BBC bosses to allow beer into their studios when he started his career 60 years ago.
Banjoist Jayme Stone Honors Alan Lomax in NYC Saturday
Stone's visionary style is inspired by sounds from around the world, from Persia to Norway to the hills of Appalachia.
Johnny Flynn conjures Albion magic
Most fans of Seattle's The Head and the Heart and Fleet Foxes know there is a U.K. counterpart to Northwest neo-folk, but they may not know about the captivating British singer-songwriter who got the ball rolling over there.