Tag Archives: Music – Feature

Sunshine of your blues

I’ve borrowed the title of the Cream song because Cream borrowed heavily from the blues. Without the blues, Baker, Bruce, and Clapton, would not have reached the lofty status to which they were elevated by the rock media of the time. The blues has always provided foundation and direction for musicians seeking to discover and

Easily, Seamlessly, Joyously: Swimsuit’s various musical pursuits; new album

Amber Fellows talks about “the magic of Swimsuit.” Somehow, the Ypsi quartet always seems to come up with the workings for a good song “as soon as we get together.” This is marvelous, but it’s also impressive, considering the extent of each member’s busy-ness with other musical projects. Guitarist/singer Dina Bankole balances two other bands:

Experienced folk

On Monday, April 4, at 8 pm, the Ark presents two of my favorite singer songwriters, Archie Fisher and Garnet Rogers, in concert together.

A different breed

If the Roma gypsies had somehow wound up scattered throughout Appalachia instead of Eastern Europe, their music would sound a helluva lot like the Appleseed
Collective—“a little gypsy, a little dixie.”