Threads of Americana. Repurposed Traditions and the New German Folk Music

Willy Tea Taylor in Berlin

After the silence induced by the Nazi regime, hybrids of American folk songs with German texts made way for new genres such as krautrock. There were suddenly spaces – dance halls and music circles – blossoming and popular artists found the courage to redefine previously popular songs. […]

Live Review: AWOLNATION at Velvet Jones, May 19, 2011

Awolnation live in Santa Barbara

A Review of AWOLNATION’s live performance at Velvet Jones in Santa Barbara (Los Angeles), May 219, 2011 — featuring Aaron Bruno. […]