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Solo Concerts, Stealin' Home and Similar Skin: Chats with Bruce Hornsby, Iain Matthews and Umphrey's McGee...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Iain Matthews: My daughter designed a cover for one of my albums, with a drawing and misspelled my first name. Rather than correct it, I simply changed my name.

Living Traces of Wales at Folk Alliance 2014

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Welsh music is either the poor stepchild of the Celtic world, or its best-kept secret. So I was glad to see a whole contingent of Welsh musicians showcasing and schmoozing at the Folk Alliance International in Kansas City.

Richard Thompson, Troubadour

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

If you already know, and love the music of, Richard Thompson, then I'm singing to the choir. If you don't, then prepare for proselytizing.

LATE JUNE, 1970: An Amazing Autograph, Heatwave in London, Granny Takes A Trip, Thunderclap Newman Shows Up and, Yes, 'Gimme Dat Ting'

Binky Philips | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The epicenter of Rock Cool on planet Earth. Not hyperbolic whatsoever, actually.

Mapping the Inner Banks: Interview, Video, and Track

Bob Moses | Posted 09.02.2012 | Arts
Bob Moses

A musical pastoral from Caroline Schutz and David Gould, Wild paints its landscapes with American and English folk traditions, lush strings, keyboards and periodic rock eruptions.

Live at the Celtic Connections: A Conversation With Richard Thompson, Plus a CeCe Teneal Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here is a music video premiere from "The Voice of Neo-Blues," CeCe Teneal, who unleashes her first video, "Eleanor Rigby." The song is featured on her debut, full-length album Train From Osteen.

Music: Richard Thompson at Town Hall

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Richard Thompson tackles two rock cliches in one fell swoop with his current album and tour.

Exclusive: Midlake On "The Courage Of Others"

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The bandmembers of Midlake have finally emerged almost four years after their last CD with The Courage Of Others, a quieter, moodier and genuinely beautiful album.

CDs: Richard Thompson -- Still Brilliant, Still a Rock God, Still Getting Boxed

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

For most musical acts, getting a boxed set is the grand finale to their career. The most successful pop duo of all time, Hall & Oates, gets their first boxed set in October. Richard Thompson has four.

New Tunes On Monday: George Harrison, Rob Thomas, Among The Oak & Ash, and Survivor (Kind Of) Plays Jeremy's Wedding

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The new collection Let It Roll/Songs By George Harrison is going to thrill those waiting for an album that combines his solo Apple recordings with Beatles titles and tracks from the Dark Horse years.