The Artists Bringing LGBT+ Narratives into Scottish Folk Music
We hung out with the musicians in Bogha-frois, a new collective pulling trad folk out of its strict hetero boundaries.
Gaelynn Lea: "Art Can Serve as a Vessel to Remind People We're Here"
The Minnesota musician speaks about accessibility in the arts, her history with the violin, and the ways that folk music can change everything.
Finding Happiness Isn't Easy But Brandi Carlile Is Doing the Best She Can
We talked to the pacific northwest folk singer about her latest album, 'By The Way, I Forgive You,' gay motherhood, how shutting the hell up is activism.
Hear Caitlin Canty's Gritty Alt-Folk 'Motel Bouquet' Before Everyone Else
Canty, the Vermont-born singer-songwriter, moved to Nashville but refuses to let that change her. At least, as much as she can.
Magín Díaz, the Latin Grammy Winner Who Doesn't Remember When He Was Born
Shortly before his death on November 28, we visited Magín Diáz at his home in Gamero, in the Bolívar Department of Colombia. He was the oldest artist to win one of the most important awards in Latin American music.
Andrea Jiménez Jiménez
Field Medic's Anxious New Single Is About Saying Fuck It and Doing Drugs
We talk to the San Francisco artist about anxiety, sobriety, and "Do a Little Dope" from his new Run For Cover compilation 'Songs From the Sunroom.'
There Is Only One Good Album, and It Was Made by Harry Dean Stanton
The actor, who was recently seen quietly singing a country standard in the new 'Twin Peaks,' has never been more beloved than he is now.
American Musical Ambassadors Offset the Negative Trump Brand Abroad
From Papua New Guinea to Ghana, from Croatia to Vietnam -- cultural ambassadors are sent by the US State Department to facilitate cultural exchange through music and other art forms.
The Good Graces's 'Set Your Sights' Is Really Emotional and Really Good
Relatable, though, right?
Real Musicians Evaluate Music Made by Artificial Intelligence
This Irish folk algorithm is a surprisingly good original composer.
Michigan Folk Legend Chris Bathgate Returns with 'Dizzy Seas'
His first full-length album in five years is out Friday.
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Essay: Growing Up in the Mississippi Delta Made Me a Musician | #50StatesofArt
Cyle Barnes, frontman for The Weeks, reflects on his upbringing in the deep South.