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  • The Black Twig Pickers Curate October People’s Picks Playlist

    October’s edition of our monthly series People’s Picks features favorite Smithsonian Folkways tracks selected by experimental old-time string band The Black Twig Pickers. Band members Sally Anne Morgan, Nathan Bowles, and Mike Gangloff utilize the expansiveness of the Folkways collection in this diverse selection of recordings, presenting a playlist that, like their own music, leans heavily on American traditional music while also reaching beyond. Listen to the playlist and read The Twigs’ annotations here.

    October’s edition of our monthly series People’s Picks features favorite Smithsonian Folkways tracks selected by experimental old-time string band The Black Twig Pickers. Band members Sally Anne Morgan, Nathan Bowles, and Mike Gangloff utilize the expansiveness of the Folkways collection in this diverse selection of recordings, presenting a playlist that, like their own music, leans heavily on American traditional music while also reaching beyond. Listen to the playlist and read The Twigs’ annotations here.