Arts Fuse writers continue their countdown of great music celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and the list includes Marvin Gaye, Link Wray, David Bowie, Jean Knight, and The Rolling Stones.
Jeremy Ray Jewell
The Atlanta-based label Dust-to-Digital would like to show us the flip side of The Anthology of American Folk Music, but they don’t like what they hear.
Falle Nioke has evolved into a kind of cultural ambassador. In the English coastal town of Margate, Kent, he has been praised for his performances of original and traditional compositions on West African instruments.
In Rock Bottom Rhapsody, Pokey LaFarge shows us where all America’s prophetic manias must lead: collapse.
At a time when fear of the influenza was in danger of being deemed unpatriotic, art retreated to nationalism or escapism.
Uplifting tunes for the aspiring curmudgeon you didn’t know you’d already become
Not only do Lǐ Zǐqī’s videos offer us the satisfaction of seeing material labor, but they also suggest the impossibility — in the modern world — of genuinely recreating the work of the past.
José Luis Trueba Lara’s anti-popularist history is the truest kind of people’s history.
Class pressures are exerting themselves, class fault-lines are emerging, and ancient demons are being released as a result.
A new biography of the oft-forgotten ‘filibuster’ provides ample facts and little thesis. Is that enough — don’t we need more?