Tumbleweeds, Truth and Terlingua, Texas: An Interview with Sarah Burton

By MIK DAVIS,

Canadians have a long tradition in Folk music. Their vast expanses of land are just as vivid as the American West and with it their ranchers, cowhands and various travelers sang of their nation.

Flash forward to the 21st century, a young Canadian rolls the dice and hits the road with her songs. Sarah Burton is that traveler.







The Unsung: The Meters

By MIK DAVIS,

Take a moment – Count rhythmically from 1 to 4. Now count, the same pattern but put an "AND" in the spaces between the numbers. Finally, count that same pattern once more but put the emphasis on any "AND" you like. You now not only understand syncopation but you can harness the endless possibilities of music weaving in and out of the beat.









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