Singer-songwriter Kay Bull has "protested most everything in the twentieth century." But alienation from the mainstream has been key to her music-making.
Krista Detor talks about what comes first, words or melody, how she teaches songwriting and if she feels like all things in music have already been done.
A veteran of the New York City busking scene, Sean Dickinson enjoys the smiles and spare change shared by Bloomington passers-by.
Steve Earle will never get out of this world alive. Junior Brown plays the guit-steel. And, see the Unknown Mortal Orchestra before they hit it big.
Two years ago, Merrill Garbus was a part-time nanny selling her debut album for pennies on the internet. Things are looking up, to say the least.