Bob Dylan is turning 80, but the old master is still relevant. The legend of folk music just has released his 39th album. As you can guess, it is another masterpiece for sure. Bad, spun, and playful Dylan shows himself on Rough and Rowdy Ways proving that he is still[…]
The American singer and songwriter Aimee Mann has achieved special status. That is not only due to their unique sound but also to their artistic independence. Her texts move in an environment of love, uncertainty, melancholy and self-doubt. But hope and strength guide man through her dark hours and ensure[…]
Singing blues music is not something that any old singer can do. The great blues singers that came out of America paved the way for a host of talented artists the world over to demonstrate their skill and finesse in this passionate music genre. Blues is normally associated with the[…]
For people that do not understand or enjoy folk music they pool all different types of this very varied style of music into one pot. But they could not be more wrong, if anything folk music has more variations than any other type of music. So how do you define[…]
America’s music culture has adapted over time when different cultures have come to live in the United States. It has been the innovator of a whole raft of musical styles that have taken their influences from people from all over the world.
To understand the music of the south of America, you should focus your attention on Memphis. This grand old southern city sits on the majestic Tennessee River where Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas all meet. Memphis has absorbed the sounds from up and down the river, including Delta Blues, Jazz, Cajun[…]
In our first part where we covered lesser known festivals in Europe, we looked into some festivals on the beautiful beach and in some unique places with various genres of music. To continue, we are going to present you with pretty cheap options for festivals during the summer, even cheaper[…]
Festivals do not have to be always huge events with many known popular artists, and they do not have to be commercial and known for the public.
Joni Mitchell was born Roberta Joan Mitchell in 1943 in Alberta, Canada. Joni Mitchell is a very talented singer/songwriter who has been active for over 30 years. Joni Mitchell is considered by many to be one of the best female artists of all time, and her album “Blue” is widely[…]
Folk music typically has strong harmonies present. Vocal harmony is an essential element of most folk songs that have been written and played. Vocal harmony is generally a pleasant-sounding music that is played at the same time as (or around) the melody, which includes the main notes of the music.[…]