Please give a few moments to read this guest commentary, the original of which can be found here. I want the world to be a better place and the best way for this to happen is to have societies organized […]
From Off the Record by Austin Powell, Austin Chronicle, 10/7/2011. God’s Own Yodeler: In September 2003, late C&W yodeler Don Walser retired from the stage as the swelling and numbness in his hands made it increasingly difficult to perform. […]
www.theatomicduo.com Our musical setting of Gil Scott Heron’s poem, live at the Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, May 16th 2011.
There’s quite a bit of good music being made these days, which is strangely paralleled by the boat-loads of egregious pap that seems to clog the traditional media outlets. Public radio, at least in my hometown, has decided to become […]
So there I was on Facebook, answering some post when the Folk Alliance conference came up randomly, and one of my FB friends recalls I was a speaker on a panel called “What is Folk” when the conference was held […]
Ok, maybe not all of you were film majors in college and it’s possible you don’t process your thoughts through art like I tend to. But I was recently amazed at how many folks I run into these days aren’t […]
In all the years of my public life as a performer, a radio and television host, music supervisor for motion pictures and television or even as a journalist for print and web, not once had anyone asked me to share […]