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Photos: Tegan and Sara + Mavis Staples + The Decemberists at Newport Folk Festival

Tegan and Sara, Mavis Staples, and The Decemberists perform at the  Newport Folk Festival  on July 30, 2011.
Quad Stage + Fort Stage | July 30, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  August 05, 2011
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Review: Let Freedom Sing! Music of the Civil Rights Movement

In any given Black History Month, the three-disc Let Freedom Sing: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement would be a powerful anthology.
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By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  January 06, 2009
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Basic elements

Boston was a world-music stronghold even before the “world music” genre existed.
The international and roots-music scene heats up
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 08, 2008
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Sia

Australian vocalist Sia Furler has one of the greatest potty mouths in alt-rock.
Some People Have REAL Problems | Hear Music
By KEN MICALLEF  |  January 28, 2008
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Going on sale: December 14, 2007

Holy Fuck, Mika, Liars, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  December 12, 2007
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Joe Henry

Joe Henry is an unlikely candidate for a protest CD, even one this subtle.
Civilians | Anti-
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 12, 2007


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The label's essentials
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 20, 2007