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Will Super Fans Save Music?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

PledgeMusic isn't a one-size-fits-all answer to a music industry in flux and decline. But it is the only platform of its kind that brings artists, fans and charities together as part of the creative process.

Orange Is the New Black: Howard Jones Is Bringing Synthy Back

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 08.26.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

I chatted with Howard the morning after opening night on the Retro Futura tour.

7 Reasons to Revisit the Crazy 1980s in Mad World

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 06.16.2014 | Books
Kristi York Wooten

Many tomes about Rock and Roll exist, but Mad World is one of the first to give artists from the 1980s another day in the sun: the interviews in the book are priceless.

Hangout and About, Part 1: Jason Isbell is Solo, But Not Alone

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Jason Isbell doesn't mince words while discussing his battle with the bottle. "Man, I'm an alcoholic," the Alabama singer-songwriter said of his add...

TED, Solar Power, Windpower, and All Things Amerikana: A Conversation with Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Among other things I do," says the British musician, "I'm the music director of an organization called TED or Technology, Education and Design. That's an annual get together of people sort of figuring out how to save the planet."

Thank God It's Thursday: Book Expo '09 & The 27s plus The Singular Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This year's BookExpo in New York City had its usual small arena of publishers at gussied-up kiosks hawking the latest and greatest by writers known and unknown.