Category Archives: Folk Music

iPod Shuffle: 2/1/12

I haven’t done one of these in a while, let’s see which 20 random songs we get out of the 20,641 on my 160GB iPod Classic: Dave Douglas  – Black Rock Park Ida Maria – Morning Light Miles Davis – … Continue reading

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Land of 1000 Listens

Forget hipsters, scenesters and taste makers…if you want an opinion on good music then you’re going to go with someone you trust.  It can be a friend, colleague or just someone who listens to a lot of music from a … Continue reading

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Interview with Namibian Singer-Songwriter Andra on WDFH-FM

On Saturday, July 9, at 9pm EST, WDFH-FM will broadcast an interview with South Africa-based singer-songwriter Andra, whose music has been heard on WDFH for a number of months and has generated interest among listeners here in the Lower Hudson Valley.  Andra has released … Continue reading

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Now Playing

This week I’ve been spending a lot of time poking around on the new National Jukebox that was just launched by The Library Of Congress.  It’s a treasure  trove of very early American music and should be required listening in … Continue reading

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Live at WDFH: Starnes&Shah

In an age of satellite radio beamed in from all over the planet it’s rare to find local music played live from the studio of a local radio station. WDFH: Community Public Radio for the Lower Hudson Valley offers just … Continue reading

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John Zorn’s Masada Marathon 2011

March 30, 2011 8:00PM City Opera at Lincoln Center, NYC When I saw this event listed I figured there was no way I was going to be able to go.  I happened across a ticket giveaway contest from Relix magazine … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Of Musical Nations Pt. 4

And now without further ado the final installment in my series attempting to provide Music for each Nation listed in They Might Be Giants’ seminal work, ‘The Alphabet Of Nations.’ Turkey: Uruguay: Viet Nam: West Xylophone: Yemen: Zimbabwe: Special thanks … Continue reading

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