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Lindsey Webster: Back to Your Heart

Lindsey Webster showcases incredible class and exceptional musicianship on her third album, Back to Your Heart.

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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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Guy Clark Biography ‘Without Getting Killed or Caught’ Is Worthy of the Late Singer-Songwriter

Anecdotes that peel back the curtain from Clark’s neatly arranged processes really add value to his story.

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Plugging In and Loosening Up: An Interview With Richard Shindell

Shindell is an influential figure in the Fast Folk genre, and with the release of his 10th album, spoke to PopMatters about the long and ultimately rewarding process of creating Careless.

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Leonard Cohen: You Want It Darker

Leonard Cohen gives us a darkness that isn’t just pure sad or heavy, but reflective and gentle. This isn’t just a work of art from a single period of time, but from a whole lifetime of living.

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Becky Warren - “Dive Bar Sweetheart” (premiere)

Becky Warren nails the immediacy of Saturday night revelry with "Dive Bar Sweetheart".

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23 Sep 2016 // 11:00 AM

Donovan Woods - “What They Mean” (video) (premiere)

Donovan Woods releases another clever song about love and loss.

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William Clark Green - “Sympathy” (audio) (premiere)

William Clark Green takes his queues from the storied legion of Lone Star State songwriters who have gone before and brings in the energy of rock and attitude of outlaw country.

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Gayle Skidmore - “The Golden West” (audio) (premiere)

San Diego-based singer-songwriter Gayle Skidmore presents title tune from upcoming album (and coloring book).

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M. Lockwood Porter - “Burn Away” (premiere)

"Burn Away" from M. Lockwood Porter is the sound of one cautiously settling into life's uncertainties.

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24 Aug 2016 // 6:48 AM

Liz Longley - ‘Weightless’ (album stream) (premiere)

Liz Longley returns with album number two, a '90s inspired effort loaded with pop gold.

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Brice Randall Bickford: PARO

Brice Randall Bickford's second solo album is the finest of his long musical career. PARO relies on carefully built textures that grow more fascinating with each listen.

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decker. - “The Holy Ghost” (video) (premiere)

“The Holy Ghost” stomps in double time, driving 12-bar blues marrying frenetic guitar in an explosion of weariness.

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Parker Millsap Has Acknowledgment in Music Circles and a Raw, Bluesy Album

Parker Millsap has attracted pretty impressive friends in cool places since the 2014 release of his debut album.

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Bob Brown: The Wall I Built Myself / Willoughby’s Lament

Tompkins Square brings a pair of forgotten 1970s gems long cherished by vinyl collectors into the digital age. Bob Brown’s delicate baroque-folk musings will be welcome to fans of the singer-songwriter genre.

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Chris Robley - “1973” (video) (premiere)

It might be a fictionalized portrait of the year it attempts to illustrate, but that fiction is a genuine joy — if a slightly depressing one — nonetheless.

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Josh Ritter Gives Beautiful Performance at Prospect Park (Photos)

Josh Ritter kicks off a string of summer U.S. shows with rousing free performance at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.

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Ethan Burns - “22 Knots” (audio) (premiere)

The pained trudge of "22 Knots" is rock in its most troubadour sense, the sound of getting away from the grind just to stay lucid.

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11 Jul 2016 // 1:15 AM

Ben Trickey: Choke & Croon

The Atlanta-based singer-songwriter serves notice that he is ready for a larger stage, offering nine songs that embody our age of anxiety.

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Audrey Spillman - “Hot As Hell” (audio) (premiere)

It might not be the most effusive piece, but its slow release makes its heat that much more appealing.

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