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OLIGARKH


The St. Petersburg project, OLIGARKH, is at least three years old, with two records under their belt, performances in Russia and Europe and now a new EP titled, “Get Up and Go.” Their music grew from fringe-electronica until it became a big, even conceptual idea to rethink the old – but the point is still the same: to create eclectic tracks, from house to trap, stuffed with various unbelievable samples from Tchaikovsky through to folk, and from ethnic to Ligalize*. 235 more words

Exzavier Whitley, The Acoustic Guitar Messenger 

Denver native and Folk Artist Exzavier Whitley has been working hard recently preparing for the release of his 2017 album “Oppressed” which is due for a late May drop. 79 more words

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C'mon, There's at Least Twenty Saints in There: A fine new recording of the Virgil Thomson opera, Four Saints in Three Acts

This recording is a fine example why I have come to love the work of Gil Rose and his Boston Modern Orchestra Project. The scope of his musical choices ranges from intelligently selected new music projects by living composers and a fabulous survey of music by older composers that he considers worthy of attention again (and sometimes for the first time). 316 more words

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Red Yarn "Born in the Deep Woods"

Red Yarn “Born in the Deep Woods”

“Nobody’s doing a better job of bringing the true folk music of America to kids of the modern era than Red Yarn.  982 more words

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Hi everyone!

We had a class about folk music, and its many varieties, and I’m sharing something here with all the families and the students, so that everyone can keep listening and singing these songs. 892 more words

Tune My Heart To Sing Thy Grace

Come Thou Fount, one of the most famous hymns out there today. Set to the American Folk tune, Nettleton, it has been covered by David Crowder, Jars of Clay, Michael Card, Phil Wickham, Chris Tomlin and a million other worship bands. 715 more words

All Saints Diary