Articles tagged alternative country

John Moreland - “It Don’t Suit Me (Like Before)” (Singles Going Steady)

This Oklahoma native is one of the finest voices in contemporary alternative-country.

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Hurray for the Riff Raff: The Navigator

Alyndra Segarra proves that moonlight and a bottle can function as well as the Bible for one looking for salvation.

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Old 97’s: Graveyard Whistling

The band still band finds complexity in apparent basics, and depth within its play.

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28 Feb 2017 // 1:00 PM

Sturgill Simpson - “All Around You” (Singles Going Steady)

Just in case we weren't sure of Sturgill Simpson's stance on our current president, he makes it very clear here.

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Drive-By Truckers Packed NYC’s Webster Hall (Photos + Tour Dates)

Drive-By Truckers gave a sold out capacity crowd a powerful two hour set filled with scuzzy guitars and deeply political rock.

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15 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

Ryan Adams: Prisoner

On his 16th full-length studio release, Ryan Adams puts heartbreak and loss on display with a gorgeous, deep-winter "divorce album".

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The Sadies: Northern Passages

Veteran Canadian rockers return from a multi-year hiatus stronger than ever.

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Chuck Prophet: Bobby Fuller Died for Your Sins

Chuck Prophet is a novelist in a Nudie suit composing sun-splashed California gothic snippets.

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The Mavericks: All Night Live, Vol. 1

All Night Live, Vol. 1 offers a wildly eclectic, highly enjoyable set of songs performed by the legendary group.

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Heartache Is an Uphill Climb: An Interview With Tift Merritt

Tift Merritt opens up on the joys of motherhood, life on the road with her new daughter in tow, and what the future might hold for them both.

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31 Jan 2017 // 12:01 PM

Nikki Lane - “Jackpot” (Singles Going Steady)

What sets Nikki Lane apart from all the other chanteuses wandering the desert lately is how she revels in the grit.

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The Sadies - “Another Season Again” (audio) (premiere)

The Sadies rock out on their latest single "Another Season Again" from their upcoming album Northern Passages.

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Sarah Shook and the Disarmers - “Keep the Home Fires Burnin’” (audio) (premiere)

North Carolina insurgent country band Sarah Shook and the Disarmers sign to Bloodshot Records and offer up new song highlighting their kinetic outlaw country.

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Tift Merritt: Stitch of the World

Tift Merritt puts forth a vision that's as unguarded as it is unlimited.

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Amanda Shires: My Piece of Land

Disciplined and literary, Shires' latest is still a highly personal work.

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1 Dec 2016 // 3:05 AM

Paul Cauthen: My Gospel

Paul Cauthen’s personal gospel comes off as a belief in youthful innocence corrupted by the passage of time. His songs are rooted in the past.

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Alejandro Escovedo: Burn Something Beautiful

Alejandro Escovedo's latest release is easy on the ears and surprising in-between them.

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James McMurtry - “Remembrance” (audio) (premiere)

Texas singer-songwriter James McMurty has written a song called "Remembrance" just in time for election day tomorrow.

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The Band of Heathens - “Oklahoma Gypsy Shuffler” (audio) (premiere)

The Band of Heathens thrill with their take on Texas singer-songwriter Adam Carroll's tribute to Leon Russell.

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Jamestown Revival: The Education of a Wandering Man

Jamestown Revival’s second album celebrates a fully realized and eclectic sound that is uniquely theirs.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

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"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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