Posts tagged with "Mumford & Sons"

SESAC WITH THE JOHN LENNON BUS

SESAC AT HANGOUT FEST WITH THE JOHN LENNON EDUCATION BUS SESAC affiliates Diarrhea Planet and John & Jacob stop by and perform on the John Lennon Education Bus during Hangout Fest in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Students from Gulf Shores High School were invited on the bus to meet and interview both groups during the three-day music festival. The John Lennon Educational Tour bus, sponsored by SESAC, is a non-profit mobile studio dedicated to providing... 

MUMFORD & SONS

MUMFORD & SONS Babel [Glassnote] Returning after a multiplatinum, Grammy-nominated breakout album is no easy task, but with Babel, Mumford & Sons fight valiantly against the sophomore slump. The raucous title track gets things off to a strong start, as the U.K. foursome’s tight harmonies and foot-stomping arrangement support frontman Marcus Mumford’s defiant, snarling vocals. Other tunes benefit from a similar formula—Mumford’s anguished... 

JERRY DOUGLAS

JERRY DOUGLAS Traveler [eOne] Jerry Douglas became the best-known Dobro player in the world by taking his instrument to places it had never been. Traveler is his most mainstream release to date, but it remains a bold step forward. The album’s guests range from the not-so-surprising Alison Krauss and Union Station, Keb’ Mo’ and Marc Cohn to the more inspired likes of Mumford & Sons, Paul Simon, Dr. John and Eric Clapton. Slowhand’s fervid... 

COLLINGS GUITARS SOCO 16 LC

COLLINGS GUITARS SOCO 16 LC Superior craftsmanship, exceptional tone  Austin master luthier Bill Collings has been crafting inspired instruments for decades. While the star power of his international clientele (from Mumford & Sons to Keith Urban) is impressive, the quality of his craftsmanship is obvious to anyone the moment you open the case. The SoCo 16 LC draws its inspiration from a bygone era, blending vintage tones and aesthetics with... 

FOLK FORWARD

  FOLK FORWARD How a sound born of tradition is thriving in the modern day   By Peter Cooper It’s the other “F” word. And like its more obscene counterpart, it means different things to different people in different contexts. In the 1950s, it was sweater-vested political subversives. Later, it was shape-shifting musical revolutionaries and introspective singer-songwriters. It has been used to describe troubadours who specialize in journalistic... 
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