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Shawn James To Crowdfund New LP

Up until now, Shawn James always sold his music at a “pay what you want” price point.


Arkansas Sound: A Look at Some of NWA’s Albums from 2014

It’s been a fantastic year for new music. Artists and bands of Northwest Arkansas haven’t been messing around either. A total of 12 albums, 12 singles and 16 EP’s were released by local artists in 2014.

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Folk Studies: Yonder Mountain Harvest Fest 2014 Recap

At Harvest Fest, which was my first time, I saw just about every iteration of the word folk demonstrated.


He Can Funk All By Himself

Henry Roland, from Austin, Texas, is a one-man-funk-band who utilizes loop recording pedal technology to live record several different instruments to create a funk fest of sounds.


Rock Steady: J Roddy Walston and The Business to Play Fayetteville

Since their release of their newest album, “Essential Tremors,” in September 2013, the band has been raging across the continental U.S., enjoying more and more exposure with radio play for the album’s single “Heavy Bells.”


Fayetteville’s Prodigal Songwriter Returns

Joe Purdy, the 34 year-old singer songwriter and Northwest Arkansas native, is an old soul.


Festival Preview: Fayetteville Roots Festival

What started as an idea by a local folk band to have a one day festival featuring local food in Fayetteville has since grown to become a contender on the national scale for folk music festivals.


Strand of Oaks Album Visceral, Honest

The music on “HEAL” has an ability to put the listener exactly into the mindset of the song, whether it’s teenage angst, anger or vindication.


Arkansas Band To Release 1st Interactive Album

Never before has the listener been able to play such an important role in the production for an album they want to buy.


Folk Band Finds Harmony in Delta Music

The ladies of the Louisiana delta folk duo Silo start each of their shows by assembling and schlepping “ten thousand things” out of their “tour van.”