The Ballad of Edward Abbey – Tom Russell
“A man could be a lover and defender of the wilderness without ever in his lifetime leaving the boundaries of asphalt, power-lines, and right-angled surfaces. We need wilderness whether or not Continue reading “Edward Abbey – “A Voice in the Wilderness” “
Over the years I’ve seen and hard many bands, but ever so often, I come across something that borders on the super-natural. Kan’ Nal is just such a band. Originally from Guatemala, they moved to, and toured mostly around the Boulder, Colorado area. They describe their music as “Tribal Psychedelic Rock” Continue reading “Kan’ Nal “
Predecessor to Finger style Blues Guitar: Before the days of “Delta Blues” guitar players, there was a finger style country music that became known as the “Piedmont Blues” style of guitar pickin’. Other players, famous for technique were Elizabeth “Libba” Cotton, Reverend Gary Davis, and Continue reading “Etta Baker – Piedmont Style Guitar “
JR is a street artist from France. His mission is to create a global art project called Inside Out. He has been all over the world taking photos of people in their communities, enlarging them, and posting them as billboards.
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Ennio Morricone ~ Ecstasy of Gold from The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Occasionally, I hear classical music lovers making the criticism that there aren’t any great contemporary composers of symphonic music. These astute music lovers seem to be listening with an exclusionary bias. If Bach, Beethoven, or Mozart were alive today… I’d wager, they’d be doing the same thing as the composers of today. They’d be composing scores for Continue reading “Who Are the Great Classical Composers of Today? “