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Guitarist Glenn Jones and duo House and Land reconfigure American folk traditions for the present

For his recent album Waterworks (Thrill Jockey) Boston fingerstyle-guitar specialist Glenn Jones planted his spindly, quietly virtuosic take on John Fahey’s American Primitive style within the acoustically challenging Metropolitan Waterworks Museum. To adapt to the space he and longtime friend Matthew Azevedo, who’s mastered his recordings for 15 years, devised a 20-channel setup, but as […]

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Record Store Day

Falling as usual on the third Saturday in April (4/16), the vinyl nerd’s favorite made-up holiday is celebrating its fifth year of celebrating independently owned record stores. This year’s Record Store Day attempts a coup d’etat against what the organizers call “online retailers or corporate behemoths” with the help of more than 700 stores in […]