STRIPPED of the leftfield experimentation of his Nonesuch albums, Sam Amidon cut a rather plain solitary figure on the Mitchell Theatre stage.
Brothers Sam, Abe and James Wilson are indeed literal sons of Bill (their dad's an esteemed professor at the University of Virginia) and, to an extent, they also have an Uncle called Tupelo in their musical lineage (drummer Ken Croomer is producer).
It really is amazing what you can do with time, talent, determination and a box of acoustic foam pyramid tiles.
GLASGOW'S Star Folk Club reopens after the Christmas into Celtic Connections break with long-time club and folk scene favourites Gaberlunzie on February 10.
Yesterday the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra announced the line-up for its third annual Tectonics festival, which takes over Glasgow's City Hall and Old Fruitmarket for the weekend of May 1-3.