William Tyler Sees Hope in the Dark Heart of America
The guitarist, now based in Los Angeles, confronts global upheaval with 'Goes West,' a new record of "rural new age" as well as some deep thoughts about what's going on in divided times.
The Guide to Getting Into Joni Mitchell, the Blueprint for Human Experience
Mitchell, in all her incarnations, remains a chief cartographer of American music and the female experience. Regardless of who you are, her map is made for you.
Tom Waits’ New Song of Anti-Fascist Resistance Needed More Teeth
Waits and Marc Ribot's cover of the Italian partisans' anthem "Bella Ciao" should've honored modern revolutionaries, not a milquetoast march.
Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore Finally Combine for a Stunning, Uneasy Album
'Ghost Forests,' the long-mooted collaboration between folk singer-songwriter Baird and harpist Lattimore, is out on November 9. Listen to "Painter of Tygers," the first single from the record.