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20 Nov 2015 // 2:10 AM

CocoRosie: Heartache City

Still taking on taboos, CocoRosie's latest effort Heartache City finds melodic wonder in a fiery cosmos that is their poetry and horror.

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Stevie B. Wolf - “Alone + Alive” (video) (premiere)

The Colorado artist explores love and heartbreak in his own unique way on his new track.

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Kinky Friedman: The Loneliest Man I Ever Met

Friedman expresses his longing for a lost world without being nostalgic because the world is still with us. Things change. People don’t. We are each the loneliest man he ever met.

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Alec Chambers - “Do You See Me” (audio) (premiere)

The young artist enlists a little Nashville help on this lavish new track.

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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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David Berkeley - “Wishing Well” (video) (premiere)

More than 900 watercolor paintings make up this wondrous new video.

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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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Brooke Waggoner - “Widow Maker” (audio) (premiere)

The former backing musician for Jack White returns with her fifth solo album.

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Francesca Blanchard - “Now That You Are Gone” (video) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter delves into her family's past on her beautiful new video.

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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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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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Jill Andrews - “Get Up, Get On” (video) (premiere)

Andrews creates not only a wonderful piece of pop music, but a compelling short film to accompany it.

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Piney Gir - Everyday Witch’ (EP stream) (premiere)

This Halloween EP by the prolific singer-songwriter is a spooky, incredibly fun gem.

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Maia Sharp: The Dash Between the Dates

The fact that Sharp wrote this album during a period of extreme writer’s block makes it all the more remarkable.

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Tori Amos and Samuel Adamson: The Light Princess Original Cast Recording

Tori Amos' music has always been impactful and dramatic, and often incorporates a thematic concept into her work, so composing for a musical was a logical next step.

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Phillip LaRue - “Lighthouse” (audio) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter broadens his sound but keeps the message simple on his latest track.

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22 Oct 2015 // 1:05 AM

Ana Egge: Bright Shadow

Egge wrote these songs with the knowledge that the music would be created with the collaboration of the American roots trio, the Stray Birds

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Sara Lov - “Trains” (video) (premiere)

The former member of Devics returns with a gorgeously photograohed new video.

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Rob Williams - “Sometimes It’s a Song” (audio) (premiere)

The former member of Joe Buck Jr. adopts the role as singer-songwriter-troubadour with ease on his newest track.

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Lindsey Cohen - “Vampire” (video) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter delivers a fun animated video just in time for Halloween.

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

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