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Emily Pinkerton: Alt-country from Appalachia to the Andes

  Emily Pinkerton sings and plays guitar like one of my folk icons, Joan Baez. Speaking to her about her love affair with Baez and Chilean culture was enlightening, to say the least. This Midwest singer-songwriter is currently No. 10 on the folk music charts. Read more about her in this interview, published previously in NUVO… Continue reading Emily Pinkerton: Alt-country from Appalachia to the Andes

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For Love of the Native Flute

  As a symphonic flutist who has performed several solo competitions over the years and who knows the emotional bond a musician can form with the instrument, I was honored to interview the three members of Branches Breath, an Indiana-based group of Native flute players who had the rare chance of playing at the International… Continue reading For Love of the Native Flute

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Paul van Dyk: Words with the German EDM Icon

  Paul van Dyk's concerts are some of the best-attended electronic concerts. At his 2009 show in Indianapolis, Indiana, music fans gave German Grammy Award–nominated DJ and his opening artists a warm—eventually sweltering—welcome, when just two hours after opening its doors, the downtown Talbott Street nightclub filled to near capacity with writhing, dancing bodies, whose… Continue reading Paul van Dyk: Words with the German EDM Icon

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Deborah Harry Returns with Solo Album

  Interviewing rock and roll royalty comes with perks and challenges. I was extremely nervous when I waited for the phone call from Deborah Harry's agent for the Nuvo interview in 2007. But once I calmed my nerves and loosened up, I enjoyed a vibrant conversation about fashion and music with the singer of Blondie—a… Continue reading Deborah Harry Returns with Solo Album