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They Might Be Giants Talk About Playing Shows for Kidsnew

"They're a really tough crowd to play for," says John Linnell. "It's not unusual for them to talk through a song. Or even talk while we're talking. They don't care about the social conventions that usually account for good manners at a show. And if we play a song they don't like, they will definitely let us know."
New Haven Advocate  |  Peter Gerstenzang  |  06-16-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Ziggy Marley's Family Businessnew

The reggae heir tapped the likes of Willie Nelson and Jack Johnson for a record aimed at toddlers, tykes, and their 'rents.
Seattle Weekly  |  Jonathan Cunningham  |  06-08-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Owen Duggan Aspires to More Than Good-natured Kiddie Popnew

I haven't even met Duggan yet, and already my conscience has gotten the best of me. The man is a music minister at a local church, an accomplished children's musician, a devoted family man, and I've invited him to where else but the booze-filled, smoke-tinged dregs of happy hour in the Alamo City.
San Antonio Current  |  Clint Hale  |  09-03-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Meet Juno MacGuff's Musenew

An unlikely Hollywood hit spotlights the songs of unlikely singer-songwriter, Kimya Dawson.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  04-21-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Medeski, Martin & Wood Put Out Child-Friendly Acid Jazznew

Instrumental interludes -- gentle, curious, perfect segues between sleepy time and playtime -- break up humorous tales ("Pirates Don't Take Baths") and straight-ahead grooves ("Let's Go," the great, funky "Where's the Music").
Shepherd Express  |  Todd Lazarski  |  04-18-2008  |  Reviews

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