New York had its Cafe Wha? and Bottom Line. Los Angeles had the Troubadour. And while South Florida could never match either of those cities in terms of star power and mystique, it did have a venue that helped foster South Florida's burgeoning folk scene in the 1960s and '70s. That place was known ... More >>
Workers of the world, unite! And while you're at it, would ya mind bringing along some tunes? You know the old saying: "Whistle while you work." After the jump, check out Crossfade's top ten songs about grindin', hustlin' and fighting for your right to be properly compensated.
Since erupting in New York City's Zuccotti Park on September 17, the #occupywallstreet movement has been taking the nation by storm with it's populist rage and youthful vigor. One sure sign OWS is a youth movement is the increasing number of musicians and performers who have been dropping by unanno ... More >>
There are certain unforgettable snapshots that frame Arlo Guthrie's life and career. They're prefaced by the lingering legacy he inherited from his father, the great Woody Guthrie, one of America's most indelible folk singers, the patron saint of protest and the man who inspired generations of young ... More >>
Dylan goes electric in high-def at the MBC.
Walk Hard soundtrack takes on Robert Zimmerman.
In Todd Haynes’s mixtape biopic, he’s everywhere and nowhere.
Matthew Sabatella connects with just plain folk
Hither and Thither ( North East Indie)
L.A. buzz band Midnight Movies stands out from the pack with its love of Sixties rock and spiritual affairs
Northern transplant Rod MacDonald has no complaints about being a Florida folkie
The history of Florida courses through the folk music of Miami transplant Iron and Wine
Leona Naess's voice puts the mind at ease
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
Yusa "Tumi Music"
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone wishes the Piccadilly indie night many happy returns
Roots Music: An American Journey (Rounder Records)
Fred Neil may find fame now that he's in a better place
In Songcatcher, the music of Appalachia comes alive
Tune-Me-Music, 1999 A roundup of reviews inspired by the South Florida Folk Festival
Counting Crows grapple with rock and roll celebrity
The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack
On Live Human, Elefish Jellyphant, and more
Koerner's picking and singing spans four decades of Americana
Sulawesi, Maluku, and Indonesian Guitars
Amy Carol Webb
Ani DiFranco makes her mark while avoiding the music industry
Arlo Guthrie's musical passion and tireless charity keep the heart in folk
Pettis brings his voice, guitar, harmonica, and a big paradox