Ancient Future Article Gallery

As time permits, articles from the Ancient Future archives will be scanned and shown here in the Ancient Future Article Gallery.

1979 to 1989 Articles (TBA)

1990 to 1992 Articles

by John Diliberto

Contra Costa Times
Broadens Horizons
by Barbara Boughton

W.O.W. Hall
World Fusion Music
Notes from the Center

Talking Leaves
Creating a World Without Walls
by Matthew Montfort

SF Bay Gaurdian
Music Sans Borders
by Derk Richardson

JAZZIZ Article on World Fusion Contra Costa Times Article on Ancient Future's World Without Walls Recording and Concert Preview W.O.W. Hall Notes World Fusion Article and Preview of Ancient Future Concert Talking Leaves Article Creating a World Without Walls Through Music Bay Guardian Article Music Sans Borders
JAZZIZ Nov 90 Article (7.8 MB pdf) Contra Costa Times 11-9-90 Article (5.5 MB pdf) WOW Hall Notes March 91 Article (7.1 MB pdf) Talking Leaves June 91 Article (10.8 MB pdf) Bay Guardian 6-5-91 Article (5.2 MB pdf)

North Bay Today
Ancient Future
What's Happening Magazine

Tower Pulse
It's a Small World After All
by Linda Kohanov

shasta Arts Council
Best of All Worlds
by Lisa Whipp

Heartsong Review
World Fusion Music Interview
by Acacia

Roland Users Group
Ancient Futures
Random Noise

North Bay Today 7-1-91 Article on Ancient Future at Luther Burbank Center Tower Pulse Article It's a Small World After All Shasta County Arts Council Newsletter Article Ancient Future Best of All World's Heartsong Review Interview with Matthew Montfort Roland Users Group Feature on Ancient Future
North Bay Today July 91 Article (9.2 MB pdf) Tower Pulse July 91 Article (10.4 MB pdf) Shasta Arts Council Nov 91 Concert Publicity (3.1 MB pdf) Heartsong Review 3-21-92 Interview (5.1 MB pdf) Roland Users Group Sept 92 Feature (7.1 MB pdf)

1993 to 1994 Articles

Un Mondo Senza Muri
by Cristina Palesi

New Jersey Courier-Post
It's a small world of music, after all
by Lawrence Grand

6/18/1993. 7/16/1993, 8/10/1993
One World Beat
by Jonathan E.

San Francisco Chronicle
by a Pink Section Music Editor

Russian River News
Back to the Future
by a Staff Reporter

1993 Cristina Palesi Feature in Suono New Jersey Courier-Post It's a Small World of Music Article 6/10/93 BAM Asian Fusion Reviews and Gig Coverage Summer 93 San Francisco Chronicle Pink Section Photo Headliner Russian River News Back to the Future Feature 6-23-1993
Suono 1993 Article (560 k pdf) New Jersey Courier-Post 6-10-93 Article (948 k pdf) BAM Summer 93 Coverage (16.7 MB pdf) SF Chronicle 6-20-93 Photo Feature (2.6 MB pdf) Russian River News 6-23-93 Featire (865 k pdf)
India Currents
The nine rasas in world fusion music
by Teed Rockwell

Philippine News
World fusion music festival
by a Staff Reporter

Sing Tao News
Ancient Future and Zhao Hui
by a Staff Reporter

The Beach News
Two bands with diverse sounds
by P.J. Grimes

World Journal
Zhao Hui Ancient Future Interview
by a Staff Reporter

India Currents Asian Fusion Nine Rasas Article July 93 Philippine News World Fusion Music Festival Article 7-21-93 Sing Tao News Ancient Future Zhao Hui Article 7-22-1993 The Beach News Asian Fusion Review and Ancient Future Article 7-29-93 World Journal Zhao Hui Interview 8-1-93
India Currents July 93 Article (1.2 MB pdf) Philippine News 7-21-93 Article (832 k pdf) Sing Tao News 7-22-93 Article (1.8 MB pdf) Beach News 7-29-93 Article (1.2 MB pdf) World Journal 8-1-93 Article (1 MB pdf)

Kentucky Mine Concert Review
Interpreting the World's Music
by Betty Sederquist

Ancient Future Releases 6th Album
by a Staff Reporter

San Francisco Chronicle
East and West Meet in Ancient Future
by Calvin Ahlgren

Marin Independent Journal
Ancient Future Photo Feature
by a Staff Reporter

Oakland Tribune/Alameda Times Star/Daily Review
Ancient Future Photo Feature
by a Staff Reporter

India West Article Ancient Future Releases It's India West Article Ancient Future Releases It's San Francisco Chronicle Pink Section Article East and West Meet in Ancient Future 8/15/93 Marin IJ Photo 8/17/93 Oakland Tribune Photo Feature 8-18-93
Betty Sederquist 8-3-93 Concert Review (2.1 MB pdf) India-West 8-13-93 Article (424 k pdf) SF Chronicle 8-15-93 Article (33 MB pdf) Marin IJ 8-17-93 Photo Feature (333 k pdf) Oakland Tribune 8-18-93 Photo Feature (456 k pdf)

San Francisco Chronicle
In Concert/Mention in Article
by Derk Richardson

Pacific Sun
East meets West with Ancient Future
by Greg Cahill

San Francisco Chronicle
Mention in WOMAD Article
by Michael Snyder

Secret Guide to Music
Just Like Novacain (Ed: Hilarious!)
by Biff Mockowski, D.D.S.

Tower Pulse! Top 10 List
Ancient Future absorbs Asian sounds
by John Diliberto

San Francisco Chronicle Pink Section In Concert and Mention in Trance Mission Article 8-22-93 Pacific Sun Article East meets West with Ancient Future 8/25/93 Pacific Sun Article East meets West with Ancient Future 8/25/93 Secret Guide to Music Comedic Dentist Review Oct-Nov 1993 Tower Pulse Ancient Future Absorbs Asian Sounds and Top 10 Lists Articles Nov-Dec 93
SF Chronicle 8-22-93 Listing & Article Mention (7 MB pdf) Pacific Sun 8-25-93 Article (10 MB pdf) SF Chronicle 9-12-93 WOMAD Article (4.9 MB pdf) Secret Guide Oct 93 Humor (676 k pdf) Tower Pulse! Nov-Dec 93 Articles (5.1 MB pdf)

Marin Independent Journal
Godfather of World Music
by a Staff Reporter

North Bay Spotlight
Ancient Future returns
by a Staff Reporter

Contra Costa Times
Future's vsion reaches far and wide
by Roberta Seabury

Oakland Tribune Cue
Ancient Future blends sounds
by Dave Becker

Guitar Player
April 94 Pick
by a Staff Reporter

Marin IJ Ancient Future Godfather of World Music 2-6-94 North Bay Spotlight Ancient Future 15th Anniversary Concerts 2-9-94 Contra Costa Times Future's Vision Reaches Far and Wide Article 2-11-94 Oakland Tribune Cue Article Ancient Future Blends Sounds 2-17-94 Guitar Player Magazine April 94 Pick
Marin IJ 2-6-94 Best Bet (848 k pdf) North Bay Spotlight 2-9-94 Article (2.5 MB pdf) Contra Costa Times 2-11-94 Article (1.2 MB pdf) Oakland Tribune 2-17-94 Article (3.8 MB pdf) Guitar Player April 94 Pick (1.2 MB pdf)

Reno Gazette-Journal
Asian Pacific Festival of Fortune
by a Staff Reporter

Ashland Daily Tidings
Ancient Future performs
by a Staff Reporter

Mount Shasta Herald
Ancient Future will perform
by a Staff Reporter

The Willits News
Ancient Future performs in Ukiah
by a Staff Reporter

New Avenues
Creating a World Without Walls
by Matthew Montfort

Asian Pacific Festival of Fortune Festival Guide by the Reno Gazette-Journal 5-20-94 Ashland Daily Tidings Ancient Future Appears Article 7-14-94 Mount Shasta Herald Ancient Future Will Perform World Fusion Music Concert Article 7-27-94 The Willits News Ancient Future Performs in Ukiah 9-30-94 New Avenues Creating a World Without Walls Through Music Article by Matthew Montfort 11-1-94
Reno Gazette-Journal 5-20-94 Festival Guide (9.9 MB pdf) Ashland Daily Tidings 7-14-94 Article (648 k pdf) Mt. Shasta Herald 7-27-94 Article (684 k pdf) Willits News 9-30-94 Article (1.1 MB pdf) New Avenues Nov 94 Article (2.2 MB pdf)

1995-2008 Articles (TBA)

2009-2014 Articles (Many More TBA)

Guitar Player
Matthew Montfort's Purple Raga
by Barry Cleveland

July 2010
Tour Coverage
by Various Reporters

Acoustic Guitar
1974 Gibson
by Teja Gerken

India Currents
Ancient Future, Ageless Fusion
by Priya Das
Historic Ancient Future Reunion Concert just ahead!
by Johnathon Bakan, SF Asian Music Examiner

Guitar Player Magazine Story on Matthew Montfort Southern California Ancient Future Tour July 2010 Media Coverage Report PDF Download Guitar Player Magazine Story on Matthew Montfort Indian Currents Ancient Future Reunion Concert Feature 4-27-11 Examiner.Com Story
Guitar Player Dec 09 Feature (1.4 MB pdf) SoCal Tour July 10 Report (2.9 MB pdf) Acoustic Guitar Oct 10 Feature (1 MB pdf) India Currents 5-1-11 Interview (4.6 MB pdf) Examiner.Com 5-22-11 (1.6 MB pdf)


Eclectic Vibes
30 Performers, 33 Years
Interview by Bidisha Singha
14 Number 1 Chart Positions!

Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange
7/26 & 12/31/2014
Review & Top 30 2014
by Mark S. Tucker

India Currents
Matt On Matt
by Priya Das

Yearning for the Wind
2014 Reviews
by Various Authors

Eclectic Vibes Interview Ethnocloud Charts FAME Review & Top 30 2014 India Currents Feature 8-1-14 Yearning for the Wind Reviews 2014
Eclectic Vibes 3-12 (791k pdf) Ethnocloud 6-1-14 Charts (8 MB pdf) FAME 7-26-14 Review & Top 30 2014 (763k pdf) India Currents Aug 14 Feature (16.6 MB pdf) Yearning for the Wind Reviews 2014 (576k pdf)