Marianne WilliamsFool's GoldYou almost wonder what Fool's Gold can do for an encore. The L.A.-based purveyors of pop and world-beat jambalaya have now toured the globe with their songs for a multinational, friending (in the true sense) the likes of Malian musical rebels Tinariwen and challen ... More >>
[Ed.'s note: you can find out more about this event in our handy Daily Picks section, here.] Pick by Michael Simmons: Richard Thompson's former producer Joe Boyd once wrote that Thompson's guitar playing has "no blues cliche, he is unapologetic about his whiteness," while a friend noted "he ... More >>
We are the World (Music)Music, as Madonna wisely pointed out, makes the people come together (it also apparently makes the bourgeoisie and the rebel. Oh, Madonna...). But the endless, relentless, unmanageable offer of music that the invention of recording unleashed in the very late 19th centu ... More >>
The performer has called L.A. home for a decade, but he seems to live everywhere
A New Box Set Captures a Master at Work.
Producer Joe Boyd learned it in the folkie í60s, but itís still the key to making global music in the new millennium