By DAVE GIL DE RUBIO When Woody Guthrie's daughter Nora opened up the archives of her father's copious amounts of unreleased material to Billy Bragg and Wilco back in the late '90s, the union produced two Mermaid Avenue albums chock full of the late Okie's unrecorded lyrics set to new music. The re ... More >>
Haymaker! (Yep Roc)
Wilco erects a great divide
Lonely Road Revival
The Mission Creek Music & Arts Festival offers tasty treats from the underground
Kicking Television: Live in Chicago
Indie icon Conor Oberst grows up -- and blows up
Times may be tough for Gomez, but three nights at the Fillmore proves you can't keep a good British band down
No Depression/Still Feel Gone/March 16-20, 1992
My Morning Jacket may have a big new label, but its haunting brand of country remains as comfortable as ever
Salesman's Girl (HighTone)
M. Ward's new album is damn fine folk -- from a guy who used to ignore folk music
The singer-songwriter hasn't died. He's just gone online.
Two new collections from Berkeleyites Malvina Reynolds and Harry Smith argue for folk's historical authenticity. Whatever that is.
So, Were They in Some Sort of Fight?
The Carter Family reissues (Rounder)
The frayed ends of insurgent country: Sweetheart of the Rodeo and No Depression
SF Weekly contributors salute the best (and worst) music of 1995