Alex Rawls en New Artists, New Sound, Still Authentically Louisiana <p>Festival season is upon us and there are plenty of opportunities to boogie down to Louisiana music - both old and new. Some new artists bringing a different sound to the New Orleans Jazz &amp; Heritage Festival this year are <a href="">Luke Winslow-King</a>, <a href="">Hurray for the Riff Raff</a>, and <a href="">Alexis and the Samurai</a>.</p><p>Alex Rawls, a New Orleans-based writer and editor who runs the music and culture website <a href=""></a>, was the guest editor of The Oxford American magazine’s <a href="">2012 Southern Music Issue</a>, which was entirely dedicated to all things Louisiana music. He also helped put together its accompanying album.</p><p>And Rawls tells WRKF’s Ashley Westerman that even though this new music comes from a younger generation and may sound a little different - it is still authentically Louisiana.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 8837 at New Artists, New Sound, Still Authentically Louisiana