Monthly Archives: August 2008

Jonatha Brooke: The Works

Only Jonatha Brooke could go into the Woody Guthrie Archives and find what generations of musicologists missed: the artist’s sensual side. Brooke set Guthrie’s words to music, and supported by a stellar back-up band, she has created a CD of … Continue reading


Black Kold Madina: Black Kold Madina

Black Kold Madina is Kim Rivers Roberts, a New Orleans native who is one of the city’s rap artists. Roberts lost nearly all of her music in Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, but recovered a half-dozen tracks from different points in … Continue reading