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 >>
Most people will remember Frankie Pointless from his old days in Miami rock with the outfit Splat, a pop-punk band that touted the best in excess that dear old Coconut Grove had to offer. They gave the hippies and Bahamians a run for their money when they held down at their old Macdonald St ... More >>
No rock star has played politics smarter than the Boss.
Jennings and Keller's latest disc sees them at the top of their game.
Jennings and KellerAs The Universe Unfoldsjenningsandkeller.comAs the owner and proprietor of Homestead's late, lamented Main Street CafĂ©, Laurie Jennings (uh, the musician, not the anchor lady) was adept at entertaining her guests with covers of well-worn classics from the Americana songbook.  ... 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 you ... More >>
Hallelujah (Black Janet Music)
In Todd Haynes’s mixtape biopic, he’s everywhere and nowhere.
It's something to be, on our recommended Labor Day mix
True-crime noir goes searching for Hollywood's heart of darkness
California Country (Western Seeds)
Sound Team has just the right combo of folkways and krautrock
Funky diva Sharon Jones makes 'em move
New York folk-rockers The Kennedys eschew cynicism and celebrate hope
Lonely Runs Both Ways Rounder
Northern transplant Rod MacDonald has no complaints about being a Florida folkie
Down-to-earth vocalist Lila Downs is a rising star on the world music scene
Doria Roberts doesn't fuck around
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
I Am Trying to Break Your Heart is good pop fun
Mr. Entertainment and Boise Bob declare: "Novelty or Death!"
Tune-Me-Music, 1999 A roundup of reviews inspired by the South Florida Folk Festival
Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska (Sub Pop)
The art and revolution of Ani DiFranco
The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack
Mermaid Avenue Vol. II
7-Elevens, Laundromats, bowling alleys, People magazine, the Discovery Channel, Elvis. Poet Campbell McGrath mines deep into pop culture and hits a vein.
At Blue Note the old music world's en garde for exploring