Dust-To-Digital

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Lance Ledbetter’s record label Dust-To-Digital is one of the finest examples of how younger generations are continuing the mission of John Cohen, Alan Lomax and Harry Smith. Ledbetter,…

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The Madison County Project

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

I recently discovered the 2005 documentary The Madison County Project: Documenting the Sound on Folkstreams, an excellent and richly-exhaustive site that “streams” new independent documentaries as well as…

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Saving Texas Dance Halls, One Two-Step At A Time

Monday, January 4, 2010

From John Burnett’s piece on NPR: Dance halls throughout Central Texas have been dying off from decay and disuse. The best way to save them? ‘Dance in them,’…

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