Articles tagged americana

Okkervil River: Black Sheep Boy (10th Anniversary Edition)

Okkervil River return to their surreptitious magnum opus, and for that, we are grateful.

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The Battlefield- “Last Train Home” (audio) (premiere)

The Americana trio returns with the sweetest new Christmas song you'll hear this year.

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The White Buffalo - “Go the Distance” (video) (premiere)

Jake Smith and friends perform an exclusive live session for a TV special.

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Ian Fisher - “Nero” (video) (premiere)

The American expatriate writes Americana with a European perspective, which his wonderful new video illustrates.

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The Fontaines - “Beauty Beyond Repair” (video) (premiere)

The brother and sister-led band show their chops on this new live performance video.

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Julie Rhodes - “In Your Garden” (audio) (premiere)

Recorded in Muscle Shoals, this new track announces the arrival of a significant new Americana/blues talent.

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Jake McMullen - “I Don’t Wanna Wake Up” (video) (premiere)

Rarely do you hear Americana music merge with dreampop, but this new track does so in stunning fashion.

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The Mastersons - “This Holiday’s No Holiday (Without You)” (audio) (premiere)

Wit, melancholy, and romance highlight this sweet seasonal track by the Americana duo.

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Henry Wagons - “Cold Burger Cold Fries” (video) (premiere)

The Australian singer-songwriter brings welcome dark humor to modern Americana.

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Blitzen Trapper Nation: Eric Earley Wakes, Discusses Latest in Long Line of Fine Moments

Blitzen Trapper continues to release gorgeous, emotion-provoking albums that raise more questions than they answer. And that's alright.

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On Ameripolitan: A Lesson in Country Music from Dale Watson

No, Dale Watson didn't watch the CMA Awards, because he founded his own, and the flagship Ameripolitan artist doesn't hold back about the state of the scene, why he broke off from the mainstream, and his fiery new album.

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Seryn - “Ivory Black” (video) (premiere)

The Texas band returns with a special live session performance of a new song.

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Sarah Dashew - “Roll Like a Wheel” (audio) (premiere)

Tejano, gospel, and West Coast pop converge on the title track from Dashew's new album.

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11 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Son Volt: Trace

In 1995 Jay Farrar was viewed as one of the most promising voices in American music. He didn't disappoint.

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Chapin Sisters: Today’s Not Yesterday

Abigail and Lily refuse to shut up until all the whole world sings together in peace.

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Angela Easterling - “Common Law Wife” (video) (premiere)

Angela Easterling's autobiographical song is full of charm, humor, and love.

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Ron Pope and the Nighthawks - “Bad Intentions” (audio) (premiere)

Ron Pope returns with a new band, a new album, and one hell of a new single.

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The Hanging Stars: The House on the Hill

The House on the Hill is a melodic, blissfully appealing trio of rootsy rock songs, rife with dark lyrics that channel sadness and cautionary tales.

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Angela Easterling: Common Law Wife

Easterling takes a tack that classic country songs have pursued practically since the beginning of time: the downtrodden heroine doggedly standing by her man.

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Jonathan Warren and the Billy Goats - “Bless My Soul” (video) (premiere)

The Idaho band explore love and loss in their new video.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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