To walk through the Martin factory and museum is to see the past, present and future of the American acoustic guitar — not to mention the stars’ guitars.
Don’t subscribe to Goldmine (yet, anyway)? Luckily you can find Goldmine at some of the same fine shops where you find your favorite records.
Whether solo or in a group, Ivo Perelman challenges listeners with his avant garde music. Plus, new CDs for Harvey Mason, Oscar Penas, Mike Montrey Band and George Marinelli.
A sprightly, good-timey, catchy, humorous song — complete with some flyin’ fiddle, guitar and delicious two-part harmony — “Cracking Them Things” is arguably one of The Mississippi Sheiks’ greatest records. But it also is one of the group’s rarest, as no copies are known to exist.
If you like your country music with a heaping helping of heart and soul, you need to give Mandy Barnett a listen. Blessed with a powerful set of pipes and a gut-wrenching emotional delivery, Barnett is a contemporary match for golden-era legends like Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and Connie Francis.
With ‘The Royal Sessions,’ Paul Rodgers pays homage to the soul and R&B music that influenced him — both with the songs and the way they were recorded.
Clever songwriting and soulful phrasing made Lefty Frizzell a country legend, but personal demons exacted a harsh toll on the man behind the music.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band played a prime role in the Americana revolution of the 1960s and 1970s that blended rock and roll with heartland sensibilities.
The Omnivore Recordings’ reissue catalog lives up to the label’s name with a selection of works by diverse artists ranging from The Waitresses to Buck Owens.
Toto fans have a lot to celebrate: A No. 1 DVD, two dozen summer tour dates and the announcement that the band is heading back into the studio for a new LP.