Tue May 13, 2014
Music Interviews

'Bound To Sound Different': The Black Keys On Going Big

Originally published on Tue May 13, 2014 9:58 am

Since forming The Black Keys in 2001, Patrick Carney (left) and Dan Auerbach have evolved from a scrappy home-recording aesthetic into something grander.
Danny Clinch Courtesy of the artist


Mon May 12, 2014

Candi Staton Returns Home

Candi Staton performing at the Glastonbury Festival, 2010.
jaswooduk Flickr - Creative Commons

Alabama singer Candi Staton has crossed many musical timelines in her decades-long career, but with her newest release, Life Happens, Stanton has returned home to where her professional career started - Muscle Shoals.

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Mon May 12, 2014
Colorado Wonders

Get A Drone's-Eye View Of Colorado's Front Range

Screencap from the video, showing the view from above over Speer Blvd. in Denver. Downtown skyscrapers loom to the right of the frame.
Metro Denver EDC


Sat May 10, 2014
marc on the blues

The California Honeydrops: American Band, Polish Roots

The California Honeydrops
Kevin Berne Courtesy of the artist

The California Honeydrops’ frontman and founding member Lech Wierzynski may seem like an All-American Blues singer and player, but he was born in Warsaw, Poland. His immersion in American culture was sought out and not inherited.

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Fri May 9, 2014

Former Commando Turns Conservationist To Save Elephants Of Dzanga Bai

Originally published on Mon May 12, 2014 1:26 pm

Kalron and his team have set up video cameras that transmit real-time images of the bai via satellite.
Courtesy of Maisha Consulting

In the spring of 2013, poachers looking for elephant ivory took advantage of the chaos of a civil war raging in the Central African Republic, and massacred 26 rare forest elephants at a special place called the "Dzanga bai."

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