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New Sounds

New Music, Folk Roots

Sunday, July 07, 2013

For this New Sounds, listen to some new music with folk roots, and unexpected folk collaborations.  There's music by Howard Skempton, the English minimalist, using "Wild Colonial Boy" in his piece "The Durham Strike."  Then listen to Jim Moray doing "Two Sisters," Tom Waits doing "Two Sisters," and Julia Wolfe's "Cruel Sister," based on the same song.

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Soundcheck

Check Ahead: Black Prairie - "Nowhere, Massachusetts"

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Black Prairie is a back-porch string band featuring three-fifths of The Decemberists. Hear an exclusive track from their upcoming record, out on Sugar Hill on September 18th.

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New Sounds

New Music, Folk Roots

Thursday, June 28, 2012

For this New Sounds, listen to some new music with folk roots, and unexpected folk collaborations.  There's music by Howard Skempton, the English minimalist, using "Wild Colonial Boy" in his piece "The Durham Strike."  Then listen to Jim Moray doing "Two Sisters," Tom Waits doing "Two Sisters," and Julia Wolfe's "Cruel Sister," based on the same song.

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New Sounds

New Music, Folk Roots

Thursday, March 17, 2011

For this New Sounds, listen to some new music with folk roots, and unexpected folk collaborations.  There's music by Howard Skempton, the English minimalist, using "Wild Colonial Boy" in his piece "The Durham Strike."  Then listen to Jim Moray doing "Two Sisters," Tom Waits doing "Two Sisters," and Julia Wolfe's "Cruel Sister," based on the same song.

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