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Anaïs Mitchell

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Anaïs Mitchell: Going Underworld

Report and Interview by Graeme Thomson, The Word, February 2011

Anaïs Mitchell reworked the Opheus myth into the micro-folk stage show Hadestown in '06. My, how its grown... ...

Never Mind the Birdlore: The New Face of Folk Music

Report and Interview by Colin Irwin, The Observer, 27 January 2013

The folk scene is changing – there are songs about police shootings, Occupy London and rape. Colin Irwin meets the singers who are shaking things ...

Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer: Child Ballads

Review and Interview by Andy Gill, Uncut, February 2013

THE FOLKSONGS accumulated by the 19th-Century Harvard professor of rhetoric and oratory Francis Child have become an endlessly malleable core of material upon which each ...

Anaïs Mitchell: Interview

Interview by Rob Hughes, Daily Telegraph, 5 March 2013

Anaïs Mitchell, dubbed "the Queen of modern folk", tells Rob Hughes why she's inspired by centuries-old British ballads. ...

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