The Two Ballads of James Connolly, the Irish Rebel

Introduction Over the summer, I attended a wedding of two friends at my alma mater in Sewanee, Tennessee. For those of you who haven’t heard of it, Sewanee is a small liberal arts college with some of the most devoted alumni the world over. To meet a fellow Sewanee graduate is … → read more

Folkfinds: AnTara’s “I Have A House Of My Own With A Chimney Built On Top Of It”

AnTara

  With a Sanskrit name meaning ‘the space between’ while also recalling one of Ireland’s most ancient spots, it’s no surprise that AnTara seeks to apply multiple layers of significance to their music. Sarod player Mattu Noone and percussionist Tommy Hayes form the core, creating a contemporary Irish music by … → read more