Live:Takacs, Muzsikas, Sebestyen and Bartok

By Don Heckman Bela Bartok was an ethnomusicologist before the term was invented.  His early 20th century recordings of Magyar folk music are among the first actual documentation of the Asian origins of Eastern European folk music.  Equally important, the material he heard and gathered had a profound impact upon his own compositions, transforming his… Read More Live:Takacs, Muzsikas, Sebestyen and Bartok

…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead…Reborn

by Casey Dolan Conrad Keely sits behind a desk sketching. His alert brown eyes dart up, absorbing what bandmates Jason Reece and Kevin Allen are saying regarding the upcoming album for …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead. The academic Keely provides a deep foil for Reece, who displays a voluptuous, convivial athleticism. Reece is talkative despite… Read More …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead…Reborn