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Favorite Finds From Folk Alliance 2013: The Americans

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

I'm back with more reviews of material I picked up or heard about at the Folk Alliance International meeting. This time, I'm writing about Americans, so let's start with some real Americana, and one of the hottest bands in folk music, Spuyten Duyvil.

Memory and Consequences: Rayna Gellert's Old Light

Bob Moses | Posted 01.30.2013 | Arts
Bob Moses

Things happen. And there are always consequences. The eternal need for that simple reminder keeps the old songs alive in memory and the singing, and inspire new work like the affecting modern ballads found on Gellert's Old Light.