Shirley Collins, Cuneiform, Chango Spasiuk, Fred Lonberg-Holm articles
In the latest issue of Perfect Sound Forever
<http://www.perfectsoundforever.com>, you'll find (among other
Mistress of English Folk: not just in her classic solo albums and
collaborations with Davy Graham but also her archival music project
work with Alan Lomax has Collins made her mark in music. In an
exhaustive and extensive interview with Johan Kugelberg (of stalwart
publication Ugly Things), she reviews her life and career.
Don't call it 'prog rock': 20 years of 'funny music. Now celebrating
two decades, this independent label has documented some of the most
fascinating progressive bands and performers around, including Robert
Wyatt, Soft Machine, Univers Zero, Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, Fred
Frith and Thinking Plague, covering new releases and unheard
archives. An interview and overview with Steve
Feigenbaum about his label and its longevity.
Free-form cello: spanning his studies with Morton Feldman and his
work with John Zorn, Jim O'Rourke and Anthony Coleman, this New York-
to-Chicago musician has amassed an interesting history and is
certainly worthy of a thorough interview (which we did with him).
Chamamé accordian master: leading exponent of the style of music from
Northeastern Argentina known as 'charmame' and possessor of one of
the most memorable stage names in modern music, Spasiuk took his
Ukrainian roots and mixed them with South American culture to come up
with a wonderfully strange hybrid.
Plus our Digitaljukejointbox (featuring chanteuses, bluegrass,
Brazilian dance music and more) and our continuing Robert Quine
tribute with thoughts/memories from Brian Eno, Fred Frith, Mike Watt,
Arto Lindsay, Robert Christgau, Lou Reed/Jethro Tull drummer
Doane Perry, composer Corin Curschellas, Subterranean Records'
Michael Carlucci as well as Quine's childhood friends and college
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