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  • ARTIST OF THE MONTH: William Elliott Whitmore

    Artist of the Month

     William Elliott Whitmore’s sound takes you back to a simpler time.  His minimalist strumming and gravelly voice create a feeling of nostalgia for an America that no longer exists, except between the imagination of the listener and the sound of his notes.  The experience is what Whitmore ...

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  • MIXTAPE: Bela Fleck

    Mixtape

    Every month we ask one of our favorite people in the bluegrass community to pick the top five tunes they're currently listening to. Any artist. Any genre. It doesn’t even have to be their top songs of all time… Just whatever has been stuck in their head (or speakers) lately. The Bluegrass ...

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  • HAPPY WEEKEND: O brother...

    Happy Weekend

    As many of you already know (and I'm sure some of you have already purchased), last week marked the release of the ten year anniversary edition of the (now legendary) O Brother Where Art Thou soundtrack.  This two-disc special edition has almost forty tracks of classic and modern ...

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  • HAPPY WEEKEND: June Gloom

    Happy Weekend

    Yes.  The gloom has once again descended upon Los Angeles, and for those of us on the westside in particular, hasn't left since the month began.  Some days, you need some appropriately mellow/gloomy music to accompany a mellow/gloomy day (see Laura Marling, Hem, The Civil ...

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  • HAPPY WEEKEND: Festivals Galore

    Happy Weekend

    This is a major weekend for a lot of festivals, especially around the SoCal region-- Grass Valley, Huck Finn, and of course, the epic Telluride Bluegrass Fest in Colorado (oh how I wish I could be there right now!).  I'm headed to Live Oak Music Fest in Santa Barbara this weekend to see ...

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