Daily Archives: February 28, 2012
There’s Prog Rock and now there’s Newgrass: Punch Brothers, Carolina Chocolate Drops and The Cranberries Take Traditional Music To Untraditional Places
Bluegrass and old-time traditional folk or string band music isn’t exactly mainstream these days, but acts like Mumford & Sons, The Avett Brothers, The Band Perry and The Civil Wars have received major exposure on the Grammy Awards in recent years and that’s a good thing. This week I stumbled upon two really interesting albums of what you might call modern bluegrass music as well as a new release from one of the best pop-rock/folk acts of the ‘90’s.
The Vita is here!
I’ve had five days to play with Sony’s new handheld, the PS Vita, and so far it’s a great experience. Here’s a rundown on my experiences with it so far, both good and bad.