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Pat Dam Smyth: Goodbye Berlin EP

Pat Dam Smyth offers up more beautifully literate narratives on emotionally rich new EP.

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Gestures & Sounds - “The Last Day” (video) (premiere)

Picturesque views of Yosemite are given a soundtrack courtesy of this infectiously cozy indie folk tune from Gestures & Sounds.

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile - “Continental Breakfast” (Singles Going Steady)

If you don’t find this video endearing, you probably don’t have a soul.

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Noah Gundersen: White Noise

On White Noise, Gundersen fully transitions from a pensive folk singer to a layered rock star.

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2 Oct 2017 // 10:15 AM

Julien Baker - “Appointments” (Singles Going Steady)

This is the sound of late summer loves and fresh fall fruit trees.

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Hiss Golden Messenger: Hallelujah Anyhow

As long as life carries on and darkness exists, the world needs messengers of hope. Hiss Golden Messenger deliver that here, making it relevant regardless of time and place.

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28 Aug 2017 // 2:30 AM

Iron & Wine: Beast Epic

Sam Beam returns to his roots with a warm acoustic record which is often understated but packed with emotional power and arguably his strongest vocal performance to date

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Andrew Belle - ‘Dive Deep’ (album stream) (premiere)

Singer-songwriter Andrew Belle offers up his most personal set of tunes yet on his new album Dive Deep.

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22 Aug 2017 // 7:20 AM

Gordi: Reservoir

Gordi's debut seamlessly blends epic electronic soundscape with intimacy in lyricism and folk sensibilities, even if it pulls a little too often from Justin Vernon’s toolkit.

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17 Aug 2017 // 2:15 AM

The Accidentals: Odyssey

The Accidentals deftly blend a mélange of musical influences on their major label debut.

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14 Aug 2017 // 11:51 AM

The Wild Reeds Are Growing Like Crazy

The tie that binds the band’s sound is the ethereal harmonies the three women achieve on stage and in the studio.

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Father John Misty - “Things It Would Have Been Helpful to Know Before the Revolution”

Father John tackles the modern age and wins. It’s hard to write an anti-consumerist tune and not come off as monumentally preachy, but he just about does it.

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Newport Folk Festival 2017 Hit All the Right Notes

A great weekend at Newport includes watching talented, diverse performers, participating in a protest song sing-along and maybe a lobster roll.

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24 Jul 2017 // 9:21 AM

Iron & Wine - “Call It Dreaming” (Singles Going Steady)

Iron & Wine writes songs for days and nights you'll remember long after they have faded into the past.

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10 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

Waxahatchee: Out in the Storm

Waxahatchee releases her strongest selection of songs to date on open and honest fourth record.

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16 Jun 2017 // 2:30 AM

Fleet Foxes: Crack-Up

On their first album in six years, Fleet Foxes produce a dense, complex album that's easily their best, most ambitious work yet.

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The Lone Bellow Announce New Album ‘Walk Into a Storm’ and Tour

The Lone Bellow are back with their third album and it's been produced by Dave Cobb.

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Nathaniel Rateliff: In Memory of Loss (Reissue)

Put out only seven years after its initial release, this reissue does little to expand its original incarnation.

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Said the Whale - “I Will Follow You” (video) (premiere)

Canadian indie rockers Said the Whale offers up a new video from this year's As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide.

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Jesu and Sun Kil Moon: 30 Seconds to the Decline of Planet Earth

Jesu and Sun Kil Moon's latest 30 Seconds to the Decline of Planet Earth is at times tedious and frustrating, but ultimately worth consideration.

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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