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Video Premiere: The Steel Wheels, "Scrape Me Off The Ceiling"
March 22, 2017
Can getting bad news be.
Video Premiere: Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers, "Lint Head Gal"
March 09, 2017
Admit it: when you're home alone and your favorite song comes on the radio (or pops up on your playlist), you start singing and dancing around the kitchen, maybe playing a little air guitar or drums, and just generally having a great time.
'HOOT Thursday' Video Premiere: Tracy Bonham, "In the Pines"
November 10, 2016
For this Thurdsay's HOOT offering, I give you Tracy Bonham performing the trad tune, "In the Pines.
'HOOT Thursday' Video Premiere: Dom Flemons and Brian Farrow,"Polly Put the Kettle On"
November 03, 2016
Watching multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons and fiddle player Brian Farrow perform trad tune, "Polly Put the Kettle On" was a little like stepping back in time.
'HOOT Thursday' Video Premiere: The Brother Brothers,"Cairo, Illinois"
October 27, 2016
There is something inherently mesmerizing about watching musicians perform live in the intimate confines of the Pewter Shop.
'HOOT Thursday' Video Premiere: Lula Wiles, "Leave Me Now"
October 20, 2016
In my opinion, the most exciting part about filming a live performance is capturing an artist in the moment of creating something entirely unique.
Video Premiere: Gregory Alan Isakov, "The Stable Song"
August 30, 2016
More so than many of his peers, Gregory Alan Isakov has a magical, mystical way with a folk song.
Video Premiere: Parsonsfield, "Stronger"
July 26, 2016
A lot of string bands like to talk about how they are innovating, but Parsonsfield actually delivers on that promise.
Video Premiere: Lula Wiles, "Traveling On"
July 06, 2016
All the members of Lula Wiles - Isa Burke, Ellie Buckland, and Mali Obomsawin - grew up in Maine in musical families, and they began playing music together as kids at Maine Fiddle Camp.
Video Premiere: Mark Erelli, "Look Up"
April 21, 2016
Life should be more than a series of grueling tasks and unrewarding, staid routines.
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Beehive Field Recordings: Lisa Bastoni
Mar 31, 2020
Song Premiere: Jon Stickley Trio, "Scripting the Flip"
Mar 31, 2020
Song Premiere: Lara Downes with Howard Fishman, "All Night, All Day"
Mar 30, 2020
Folk Alley Radio Show #200326
Mar 27, 2020
Album Review: Jill Andrews, 'Thirties'
Mar 27, 2020
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