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17 Feb 2017 // 9:05 AM

Tall Tall Trees: Freedays

Tall Tall Trees show that they are capable of big big things on their new record.

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Jesca Hoop: Memories Are Now

Assertive and eloquent, Jesca Hoop’s Memories Are Now should have no trouble retaining fans that know her for her previous work with Sam Beam.

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20 Questions: The Accidentals

The 20-something renegades may be gearing up for a major label debut in 2017, but at the end of the day, they'll be good with some grilled goat cheese sandwiches.

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3 Feb 2017 // 3:00 AM

“Be a Woman”: Joanna Newsom, the Selkie, and the Sea

Newsom uses the sea as a lawless mirror of our present social world.

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Mary Chapin Carpenter & Peter Wolf - “Cry One More Time” (audio) (premiere)

Amazon is releasing two playlists for Valentine's Day with more than 70 new recordings from many indie and Americana favorites.

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2 Feb 2017 // 10:00 AM

Angel Olsen - “Pops” (Singles Going Steady)

Winter echoes through chilly “Pops”, a song that seeps into the bones with lovelorn longing.

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Father John Misty - “Pure Comedy” (The Film) (Singles Going Steady)

The clips of the songs are all the proof you need that Pure Comedy is going to be a groundbreaker and one of 2017's best albums.

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Leah Nobel - “Strawberry Fields” (audio) (premiere)

Indie International and John Lennon songwriting competition winner Leah Nobel shares her latest alternative folk song.

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18 Jan 2017 // 11:00 AM

Jesca Hoop - “The Lost Sky” (Singles Going Steady)

"The Lost Sky" is a gorgeous if troubled reverie, Jesca Hoop's smokey vocals a relentless stream of circular thoughts, memories, and admonitions

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16 Jan 2017 // 1:08 PM

ENTRANCE - “Not Gonna Say Your Name” (audio)

Psychedelic rock musician ENTRANCE puts on his folk hat for a highly relevant protest song.

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Maria Taylor: In the Next Life

This indie folk sits somewhere between a pretty background and an aural comfort.

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16 Nov 2016 // 9:39 AM

She & Him: Christmas Party

Still more Christmas music from the anachronistically twee odd-couple duo of Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward.

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Mia Dai Todd: Songbook, Vol. 1

As understandable as it might be for some to feel tired of a revered songwriter performing other people’s songs for the second consecutive album in a row, she does deliver the goods.

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Adam Torres: Pearls to Swine

This world-traveled, organic music has the potential to be as gorgeous as the prettiest places on Earth.

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27 Oct 2016 // 8:48 AM

Goodwood Atoms - “Into the Bay” (audio) (premiere)

Vancouver's Goodwood Atoms blend indie folk, indie pop and electronic music into delicate, ethereal, and enticing soundscapes that seduce the listener.

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C Duncan: The Midnight Sun

The Scottish composer's latest effort takes on a more electronic direction without necessarily abandoning his penchant for dreamlike orchestrations.

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Your Tape Is Our Tape: Mike Mogis Looks Back on Bright Eyes

The saga told across The Studio Albums: 2000-2011 isn't just the story of Conor Oberst's evolution as a songwriter. It's also the story of Mike Mogis's evolution as a producer.

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Hiss Golden Messenger: Heart Like a Levee

Arrayed next to 2013's Haw and 2014's Lateness of DancersHeart Like a Levee proves that M.C. Taylor and his morphing cadre of supporting musicians are on an impressive roll.

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The Mountain Goats Turn a Concert Into a Celebration of Survival

Sharing good times to help get through the bad with the Mountain Goats.

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Dawg Yawp - ‘Dawg Yawp’ (album stream) (premiere)

Cincinnati's Dawg Yawp weave together psychedelic rock, electronica and American roots music in a wholly unique sound that's all tied together by the sitar.

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"There's no one better than a barbarian to teach you how to become civilized.

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