Arts Fuse writers continue their countdown of great music celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and this month’s list includes Little Feat, Jonathan Edwards, Hot Tuna, The Red Detachment of Women, and Jimmy Witherspoon & Eric Burdon.
Jeremy Ray Jewell
Jaun Cirerol has been accused of idealizing desperation. He disagrees. “I am well-anchored,” he responds.
‘Lived experience’ doesn’t automatically confer moral or political insight, argues social critic Ben Burgis, but if we can make others laugh at that assumption we might be getting somewhere.
“Fate loves irony” opines the billionaire. Will we be in on the joke, or left out in the cold?
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.
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