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Friday Onions: Spherical Bastard

Devastating cream shortage:

Turtles, unstoppable turtles:

Soft-core muffle wagon brings the escapologists to town:

Hourly updates from the tungsten mines:

Fizzy bathwater rendering the insurance documents illegible:

Music

Vinyl Box Set Staff Pick: 'Root Hog or Die-100 Years-100 Songs: An Alan Lomax Centennial Tribute'

In celebration of Alan Lomax’s 100th birthday, Mississippi Records is proud to present a 6 LP box set featuring 100 of his finest field recordings. Previously unreleased tracks by Bob Dylan, Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Southern Drum and Fife Corps, Bill Broonzy, Rosa Lee Hill, Dennis McGee, Jean Ritchie, Shirley Collins, Bukka White, Vera Ward Hall, The Georgia Sea Island Singers, Son House and many more.

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Music

Song of the Day: April 20

This week, soprano María Valdés curates Song of the Day. She will perform with NYFOS next Tuesday, April 26th, in Compositora: Songs by Latin American Women, … 238 more words

Song Of The Day

Fabulous New Field Recordings By John And Alan Lomax

JALOPY RECORDS PARTNERS WITH MISSISSIPPI RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘LOST TRAIN BLUES’ – COMPILED FOR ALAN LOMAX’S 100TH BIRTHDAY WITH NEVER-BEFORE-ISSUED FIELD RECORDINGS

This project excited me when I was told about it. 822 more words

Fieldwork: Alan Lomax online

When Alan Lomax initially envisioned his freely available Global Jukebox, a project that would bring together the recordings of vernacular music and stories he and others made around the world, it was a far off dream that the advent of the internet could only hint at.   206 more words

Progressive Rock

Shuffering and Shmiling

On suffering:

I’ve been pretty obsessed with the idea of suffering for the past year. I know it sounds weird, but keep reading. It started when I discovered… 551 more words

Prose

The Golden Vanity

In American Folk ballads there are some enigmas. One of them starts like this:

“There was a ship that sailed
all on the Lowland Sea, 808 more words

Traditional Folk Songs