Milo Miles

World Music Critic, Fresh Air

Milo Miles is Fresh Air's world-music and American-roots music critic. He is a former music editor of The Boston Phoenix.

Miles is a contributing writer for Rolling Stone magazine, and he also writes about music for The Village Voice and The New York Times.

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Roman Diaz Makes A Spiritual Statement With 'L'ó Dá Fún Bàtá'
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Lizzo Brings Ideas, Humor And Sass To 'Big Grrrl Small World'
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Unadulterated Brass-Band Fun On Banda De Los Muertos' Debut Album
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Carlos Gardel's Tango-Cowboy Legacy Is 'Reborn And Remastered'
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Malian Bandleader Bassekou Kouyate Merges Rock And Soul In 'Ba Power'
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For Duo Tennis, Pop Is A Natural Language
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A Lost Piece Of Soul History Appears
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Dave's Picks Volume 9 features a 1974 Grateful Dead concert played in Montana. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Fight Sound With Sound: Grateful Dead's Arena Combat
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Before He Joined Congress, A South African Janitor's Disco Past
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Dave Van Ronk at the 1968 Philadelphia Folk Festival. Diana Davies/Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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Will The Real Llewyn Davis Please Stand Up?
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Europe Swings The Body Electric
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Sylvester's 1978 album Step II resulted in a couple of smash singles, "Dance (Disco Heat)" and "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)." Fantasy Archives hide caption

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Sylvester: 'Mighty Real' Disco Star Deserves A Modern Spotlight
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Festival Au Desert: Music Of Peace Not Silenced By War
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