Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Acoustic Gold

Chris Familton's article Acoustic Gold from Issue 3 is now available via his blog Doubtful Sounds.

Unlike many other musical trends and genres, folk music never disappears and new artists are consistently emerging. Chris Familton discusses the history of the genre and why it never goes out of fashion…

You may not find many hardcore hip hop fans listening to folk music, or vice versa, but the connections between the two genres are closer than most people would think. The reality is that folk has been as cutting edge a musical medium as hip hop and in its heyday, the blues.

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