Should white actors sing black slave songs?
Multi-talented musician and producer has just made a uniquely vital and beautiful album that takes North American roots music into new territory.
The Woodpecker Orchestra knows no boundaries as it flits from farmer’s jazz to bluegrass amidst a backdrop of traditional Québécois tunes.
He’s big on misery, yet his songs range from philosophical to humorous as he details the seedy underbelly of his native Ireland.
She wraps hard questions in beautiful music as she comments on the precarious state of humankind.
His latest recording took three years to complete and tackles such weighty issues as the global refugee crisis and imminent environmental concerns.
She fled an arranged marriage in West Africa to record for one of world music’s most prestigious labels and to sing alongside the likes of Paul McCartney.
Two old friends roll back the years to create a tasteful recording inspired by Newfoundland’s past and present.
They built their formidable reputation as a top-drawer Americana duo. Now they’ve added a band.
They still sing traditional American folk songs only now they are embellished with hints of ambient electronica.