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Sunday Mar 30 | The Jackson Sun

Humboldt roots folk singer Pushing a Mighty Stone

In 2013, the stone that Valerie June has been "pushing" against for years finally started to budge.

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Related Topix: Humboldt, TN, Folk, Country, The Carter Family, Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Nashville, TN

Thu Mar 13, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

SXSW Film Review: 'The 78 Project Movie'

The ineffable romance of old recordings makes for magic in this self-produced account of Alex Steyermark and Lavinia Jones Wright giving musicians the chance to record on an acetate disc.

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Related Topix: Folk

Seattle Weekly

Live Tonight: Jayme Stone's Lomax Project, Avatar Darko, Arturo Sandoval, Iska Dhaaf & More

Looking to explore field recordings and pay homage to folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, two-time Juno Award-winning banjoist/composer Jayme Stone gathered a few folk musicians to re-interpret traditional songs, including "Bahamian sea shanties, African-American a cappella singing .

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Related Topix: Arturo Sandoval, Jazz, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Folk, Theater, Arts, Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Sat Mar 01, 2014

Wizbang

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.

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Related Topix: Folk, Woody Guthrie, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan

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