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How To Buy A Polka Record

When zipping through the bins of a Goodwill or Salvation Army, if you’re judging temptation by the album covers, polka records win hands down. But…




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Paul de Jong

Cellist Paul de Jong is best known for his work as one half of The Books (Amazon, iTunes), a duo renowned for their one of a…


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Jeff Bridges – Sleeping Tapes

When Jeff Bridges debuted an ad during the Super Bowl that featured him chanting at the bedside of a sleeping couple, with a link to…


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John Carpenter – Lost Themes

From the opening notes of “Vortex,” the first track on Lost Themes (Amazon, iTunes), it’s clear that the album could only be the work of…


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Rhiannon Giddens

This is the other part of an interview I presented earlier, which had Giddens talking specifically about racism in old music, how to approach that…




Dom Flemons

I had the pleasure of interviewing multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons a couple years back, and in honor of his upcoming solo debut, I wanted to present…