15JAN 2020
Donington Rock Festival

Donington Rock Festival

The Archive. View at 1280 x1024 min res for best results Whitesnake Meat Loaf ZZ Top Twisted Sister Dio Diamond Head Tommy Vance (DJ) Castle Donington Raceway. ZZ Top at Donington 1983 © Sharon Parker The fourth Monsters of Rock festival featured a variable lineup with a solid bedrock of hard rock and heavy blues - represented by Whitesnake and ZZ Top respectively . Otherwise the…

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07JAN 2020
Popular Indie Folk Bands

Popular Indie Folk Bands

Prolific Influential cult-hero & Indie-folk icon, , is now a high-energy and charismatic duo (sometimes trio) featuring girlfriend-drummer, who adds charming candied vocal harmonies to the mix. The band celebrated the release of their latest album with a special guest-performance alongside label-mates…
replica richard mille

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30DEC 2019
Best folk music of all time

Best folk music of all time

Alison Rosa / CBS Films Authenticity is always a tricky trap in folk music, as the title character in the new Inside Llewyn Davis (pictured) discovers. A Greenwich Village guitar-slinger in 1961, Davis (Oscar Isaac) routinely rails at other musicians for their supposed “careerism, ” yet he’s desperate…
Richard Mille Replica

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22DEC 2019
Folk rock Albums

Folk rock Albums

Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen perform during a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame show, Sept. 1, 1995. — Photo by Neal Preston/Corbis Summer is a time for music festivals and memories of songs and albums from our past. With that in mind, we look at nine uplifting folk-rock albums that we think do what folk-rock does best — blend evocative storytelling with some rock n roll. It doesn…

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14DEC 2019
Best of Indie Folk

Best of Indie Folk

We ve launched a news section, and we re looking for writers to join our team! You ll be working with our News Editor Lauren Ziegler, who is based in Sydney - but you can be from anywhere! We ll be writing about music news, sharing interviews, and pulling together playlists for TV and movie soundtracks. What we re looking for: Passionate, vibrant, talented people who are dedicated…

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06DEC 2019
Popular folk bands

Popular folk bands

The unconscious music of the folk has all the marks of fine art: that it is wholly free from the taint of manufacture, the canker of artificiality; that it is transparently pure and truthful, simple and direct in its utterance. So wrote Cecil Sharp in English Folk-Song: Some Conclusions, published in 1907. This powerful, often passionate tract was the first systematic attempt…

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28NOV 2019
Best folk albums ever

Best folk albums ever

The United States was bursting, groaning with pride; the Second World War had turned her into the most powerful nation on Earth. But as mid-century turned north, a handful of Americans demanded that the civil liberties and social equalities implied by the great victory become a reality, and a war to re-address ethnic, economic, sexual and social inequalities waged throughout America…

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20NOV 2019
Best contemporary rock bands

Best contemporary rock bands

Rock isn’t dead. It’s certainly not alive and kicking as a massive cultural force the way it once was, but many bands are continuing the genre’s best traditions, though often they’re doing it out of the limelight. These modern rock bands may not be topping Billboard charts or performing with Miley Cyrus at the VMAs, but they’re worth listening to and loving all the same. Here are…

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