Enhanced with an Afterword (Predictions on Future Trajectories of Vernacular Expression and New Media), a glossary, extensive notes, a list of references, and a comprehensive index, "The Last Laugh" is a model of meticulous scholarship and a highly recommended contribution to academic library Cultural Studies, Contemporary Folk
Lore Studies, and Media Studies reference collections and supplemental reading lists.
Ruth is a contemporary folk
singer/songwriter who after a musical sabbatical to concentrate on her academic studies, is returning with a new album under her arm.
BASED on the Isle of Skye, the Peatbog Faeries are one of Scotland's best-known names in contemporary folk
The concert over two sets was built around traditional and contemporary folk
Universal Soldier was not a hit at the time of its release but it garnered attention within the contemporary folk
Although it is easy to see where Amor is coming from, his contemporary folk
music struggles to shake of an overriding feeling of introversion.
JT's vocal versatility takes him from Memphis soul and into contemporary folk
without seeing any boundary.
Support for these two days of musical magic comes from the cream of the scene including Villagers and The Low Anthem - a line-up that reads like a Who's Who of contemporary folk
Not only does this exhibition provide an introduction to contemporary folk
art, it also documents one collector's passion and intrigue in discovering creative expression off the beaten path.
outfit Tunng were pleasant but the raucous Woodenbox With A Fistful Of Fivers and Scots folk supergroup Session A9 earned wild approval.
She describes her music as contemporary folk
with Celtic influences.
Their survival and journeys makes for a winning book which transcends children's or young adult fiction to provide all ages with a gorgeous, winning contemporary folk
story, and this deluxe edition is the perfect gift for capturing it all, using lovely drawings by Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac to capture key scenes in Martel's drama.
SFMOMA Artcast December 2007 features two artists with close ties to cinema, photographer Jeff Wall and video artist Douglas Gordon; plus two artists whose love of music influences their work, the late Paul Klee and contemporary folk
musician, Devendra Banhart.
Maria Sangiolo is an award-winning recording artist and contemporary folk
Backed by a who's who of contemporary folk
, including Ian Carr, John McCusker and Eddi Reader, her northern vocal all but dances with the tricksy twists and turns of songs such as John Barbury, The Old Man and the lovely Streams Of Nancy.