Sacred Harp music

Luke Roberts Reader Find

By Luke Roberts in New Music on Friday 12 August 2011

This is my favorite Sacred Harp number. My grandfather sang Sacred Harp when he was young. Then he grew up and became a scientist and he invented disposable diapers. He makes all his own toothpaste and shampoo.

Read more

Lexie Mountain Boys

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Music on Tuesday 14 April 2009

Lexie Mountain Boys are another interesting act I got to check out at the Transmodern Festival. The five women who make up the group never sound the same twice, making a cappella, improvised, stomp-and-holler chants inspired by everything from Inuit throat-singing, Sacred Harp singing, to backwoods preachers speaking in tongues. For their performance this weekend, […]

Read more