Articles tagged daniel johnston, the canon, singer-songwriter, classic rock, indie, peter delaney

26 Apr 2013 // 6:15 AM

TEEN - “Paradise” (stream)

Brooklyn indie poppers TEEN have just released the second single to their upcoming new EP, 'Carolina', releasing 28 May via Carpark Records.

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25 Apr 2013 // 10:02 PM

Zomes: Time Was

Showcasing the elastic-textural vocals of Swedish artist Hanna, Time Was, the new Zomes LP, is both a reiteration of the past and a foray into slightly higher realms of pop accessibility.

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Iron and Wine: Ghost on Ghost

There’s a slack feel to the proceedings that comes across as being peaceful and easy going, exactly the kind of singer-songwriter stuff that could be heard on the dial some 35 or 40 years ago.

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15 Apr 2013 // 7:35 AM

Keaton Henson: Birthdays

British singer-songwriter's sophomore release is a highly memorable account of heartbreak and (maybe) healing.

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14 Apr 2013 // 10:03 PM

Caveman: Caveman

Putting that whole "sophomore slump" idea to bed, Caveman have managed to outdo themselves by crafting an engrossing, catchy album, worthy of a larger audience.

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Terry Allen: Bottom of the World

Allen ponders the meaning of life, sex, and dreams to a sparse musical accompaniment.

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19 Aug 2012 // 10:03 PM

Belleruche: Rollerchain

An initially intriguing affair that ultimately succeeds more as a novelty.

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30 Jul 2012 // 10:04 PM

Zulu Winter: Language

A dazzling and moving collection of prestine Britpop.

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Mariah McManus: Nice to Meet You

Hello, I must be going.

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Bethesda: Dreamtiger & Other Tails

Ohio quintet is at its best when it plays it soft, quiet.

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Steafán Hanvey: Steafán Hanvey and The Honeymoon Junkies

Irish singer-songwriter's addictive album finally available in the States.

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Francis Plagne: Tenth Volume of Maps

Australian Francis Plagne makes most straightforward release to date.

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17 Nov 2011 // 9:00 PM

Husband: Husband

First effort from a deep, dark soul.

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Ólöf Arnalds: Ólöf Sings EP

The Icelandic singer-songwriter serves up a fine quintet of English-language songs; highlights include covers of Springsteen, Dylan, and Johnny Cash.

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Luke Roberts: Big Bells and Dime Songs

Luke Roberts, from Brooklyn by way of Nashville, makes quiet, plaintive music that speaks to a tried and tested American folk tradition.

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Tim Buckley: Tim Buckley (Deluxe Edition)

Buckley certainly deserves the royal treatment accorded here; this new edition of his debut 1966 album only provides more aural evidence of its greatness.

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Sloan Wainwright: Upside Down & Under My Heart

How many of these Wainwrights are there, anyway?

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Jonathan Wilson: Gentle Spirit

While Wilson's inspiration may come from the past, he's hardly looking backwards on his debut.

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26 Oct 2011 // 8:58 PM

The Migrant: Amerika

Incorporating blues, country, folk, and indie all into one well-made package, Amerika is a notable songwriter effort.

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24 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

Justice: Audio, Video, Disco

Feeling like a classic from beginning to end, Audio, Video, Disco is a brilliant change-up from the brilliance of Cross, as well as a promising new direction for the band.

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Kiasmos: 26 May 2015 - Rough Trade NYC (Photos)

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"Kiasmos is the exciting, dark and trippy electronic project from Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen.

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