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Folk is the Roots

Saturday, October 05, 2013

There's a new generation of musicians coming from classical or rock finding inspiration in olde English folksongs, love songs and murder ballads.   It's another round of mining the old for the new, which hearkens back to the 1960's, when English outfits like Pentagle and Fairport convention looked back to traditional folk songs.  For this New Sounds, listen to arrangements of folk tunes by Jim Moray, Emily Portman, and the Juice Vocal Ensemble, to name a few.

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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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New Sounds

Folk is the Roots

Monday, September 17, 2012

There's a new generation of musicians coming from classical or rock finding inspiration in olde English folksongs, love songs and murder ballads.   It's another round of mining the old for the new, which hearkens back to the 1960's, when English outfits like Pentagle and Fairport convention looked back to traditional folk songs.  For this New Sounds, listen to arrangements of folk tunes by Jim Moray, Emily Portman, and the Juice Vocal Ensemble, to name a few.

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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 Folk, Old Roots with Jim Moray

Saturday, June 23, 2012

For this New Sounds, English progressive-folk musician Jim Moray performs in our studio.  Moray promises to take us on a folk adventure, riding the wave of the English folk resurgence, via guitar and piano.  Also, listen to re-imagined folk songs from the Imaginary Village collection and Irish repertoire with Afro-Brazilian grooves from James Shipp’s Nós Novo.

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New Sounds

New Folk, Old Roots with Jim Moray

Monday, June 27, 2011

For this New Sounds, English progressive-folk musician Jim Moray performs in our studio.  Moray promises to take us on a folk adventure, riding the wave of the English folk resurgence, via guitar and piano.  Also, listen to re-imagined folk songs from the Imaginary Village collection and Irish repertoire with Afro-Brazilian grooves from James Shipp’s Nós Novo. 

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New Sounds

Folk is the Roots

Thursday, May 26, 2011

There's a new generation of musicians coming from classical or rock finding inspiration in olde English folksongs, love songs and murder ballads.   It's another round of mining the old for the new, which hearkens back to the 1960's, when English outfits like Pentagle and Fairport convention looked back to traditional folk songs.  For this New Sounds, listen to arrangements of folk tunes by Jim Moray, Emily Portman, and the Juice Vocal Ensemble, to name a few.

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