Absolutely Inspired By Ani DiFranco’s Canon

Tweet When I went to the Ani DiFranco concert on her Handful of Dates Tour in Iowa City last month, I was completely BLOWN AWAY! I know, I know – as a female folkie I’m supposed to have Ani’s entire collection already or something, but I think I just wasn’t ready till now to really […]

Wendy Waldman, Wonder Woman!

Tweet Finally, the first of last month’s promised concert reviews! Wendy Waldman is one of those musicians I didn’t know I knew. She’s totally amazing, and has been to Cafe Paradiso twice now! If you’ve heard Fishing in the Dark (most recently recorded by Garth Brooks, originally made famous by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), […]

Special Dar Williams DVD Preview Clip!!

Tweet So this is very cool – Someone over at Dar Williams’ record label Razor & Tie noticed that I wrote a post about her and sent me a link to a online clip from her new DVD that’s coming out in October. (Feed and email readers may need to come to the actual blog […]

3 Awesome New Music Releases Today!

Tweet Quick post to give you some happy news for today – despite the crazy stuff that can happen in this world, musicians out there are creating new and beautiful songs all the time. There are plenty of great new albums that were released today, but here’s three that I’m interested in particular: 1) Ingrid […]

Lori McKenna’s Unglamorous Now Available!

Tweet It’s been out since yesterday, but I just downloaded my copy from iTunes tonight. Came with a bonus track and digital booklet. Unglamorous is definitely more polished/produced sounding than her previous stuff, but it’s still Lori. I’m pretty curious to know how many songs are autobiographical and how many are just her ability to […]