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The Music and the Town: Jazz Fest New Orleansnew

A look at how the New Orleans Jazz Festival has helped shape the NOLA culture and how Worcester, Mass. could align itself in a similar way.
Worcester Magazine  |  Mike Land  |  05-15-2014  |  Music

Up and Coming: 5 Houston-Area Musical Artists You Should Know Aboutnew

The Houston area probably has as many aspiring bands and musicians as it does different ZIP codes, if not more. Here are five acts to keep an ear open for.
Houston Press  |  Houston Press Music Staff  |  05-15-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Legend of Root Boy Slimnew

The crazy life and untimely death of a larger-than-life blues enigma.
Orlando Weekly  |  James Greene Jr.  |  05-08-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

Of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes embraces weirdnessnew

Barnes discusses his constant creative challenge to channel Of Montreal’s future masterpiece
Orlando Weekly  |  Nick McGregor  |  05-08-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

Off the Grid with Matt Werthnew

The Little Rock roots of Brooklyn's strangest record label.
Arkansas Times  |  Will Stephenson  |  05-08-2014  |  Music

Bane's Final Backwards Glancenew

Worcester's Bane has been one of hardcore's stalwarts, and through sheer hard work, honesty and musicianship they have toured the world and undoubtedly become one of the most beloved bands within the community. Now, nearly 20 years since their inception, Bane will be writing a final chapter to their story and, true to fashion, they are doing it their own way.
Worcester Magazine  |  Josh Lyford  |  05-08-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Little Friction of tUnE-yArDsnew

On tUnE-yArDs’ second album, Nikki Nack, Merrill Garbus continues to be characteristically unpredictable.
East Bay Express  |  Erik Neumann  |  05-07-2014  |  Music

The Last Big Starnew

Jody Stephens comes to Little Rock to look back.
Arkansas Times  |  Will Stephenson  |  05-01-2014  |  Music

Trippin’ Out in TXnew

A journey through Texas' psychedelic music scene.
San Antonio Current  |  Matt Stieb  |  04-30-2014  |  Music

Beck Previews ACL Fest at ACL Tapingnew

Yelling out for ‘Country Down’ instead of ‘Where It’s At’?
Austin Chronicle  |  Staff  |  04-28-2014  |  Music

Bargain beats and trap music traditionsnew

Hip-hop artist Curtiss King knows the beat-making business well. Maybe a little too well...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bill Forman  |  04-24-2014  |  Music

2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival Line-upnew

Hip-hop tops the two weekends with ladies close behind.
Austin Chronicle  |  Staff  |  04-23-2014  |  Concerts

Celebrating the Silencesnew

Thirty years after his breakthrough album, Steve Roach is still in the Sonoran Desert creating "resonant sonic spaces"
Tucson Weekly  |  Jason P. Woodbury  |  04-14-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

Grammy-Worthy Gospelnew

During the pre-telecast portion of the Grammy awards ceremony, Tye Tribbett garnered two of the coveted trophies.
Jackson Free Press  |  LaTonya Miller  |  03-27-2014  |  Music

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