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Meklit - ‘When the People Move, the Music Moves Too’ (album stream) (premiere)

Ethio-jazz and star stuff make beautiful music together on Meklit's most innovative album to date.

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Ye Banished Privateers - “I Dream of You” (video) (premiere)

Swedish pirate folkers, Ye Banished Privateers tease new album with lyric video.

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Four Voices Is a Quartet of Greats: Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray, Emily Saliers

Folk artists Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have joined forces in the collaboration Four Voices.

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The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers - “No Glory” (audio) (premiere) (interview)

The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers are one of the best new Americana groups in a long while. Find out why by checking out their new single "No Glory".

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The Sweet Spot Between Expression and Familiarity: An Interview with Becca Stevens

Jazz-pop great Becca Stevens is breaking from being billed as a band to craft a progressive solo effort that will take many of her fans into new and fascinating places.

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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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Ben Sollee - “Mechanical Advantage” (audio) (premiere)

Ben Sollee marries a Mexican huapango groove to progressive bluegrass in his new single "Mechanical Advantage". His new album releases August 11th.

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Rhiannon Giddens Shares ‘Freedom Highway’ at American Songbook and on Tour

Rhiannon Giddens, formerly of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, brought her Freedom Highway tour to New York for a powerful show. The tour resumes next week and hits Newport Folk later this summer.

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Skye Steele - “All That Light” (video) (premiere)

Nashville folk artist Skye Steele goes for human connections in his new video "All That Light".

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Wizz Jones / Pete Berryman / Simeon Jones: Come What May

Jones, Berryman, and Jones make it sound easy and make wonderful sounds on this inspired collection of British folk.

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18 May 2017 // 1:30 PM

Justin Townes Earle - “Maybe a Moment” (Singles Going Steady)

Justin Townes Earle doesn't preach. He shows you how it's done as the words and lyrics invite gentle reflection.

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Pokey LaFarge: Manic Revelations

A vibrant and often brassy mix that would sound equally at home at a Harlem rent party as a small-town barn dance.

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‘American Epic’ on PBS Explores Radio’s Effect on the Record Business in Mid-1920s

“Radio did ruin the record business at that time [mid-1920s], because people could now get music for free,” says producer T Bone Burnett.

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Power Play: Brian Williams, Leonard Cohen, and “First We Take Manhattan”

In "First We Take Manhattan", Leonard Cohen recognized the shared appeal of extremism in politics and art as the allure of power.

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Jenny Scheinman: Here on Earth

The 15 tracks here take the listener on an aural journey to the gritty past where the connections between being brave and realistic, courageous and coarse, liquored up and stone sober, are all part of the continuum of daily life.

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Sera Cahoone: From Where I Started

Sera Cahoone channels home and self on her personal and emotional fourth solo album.

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9 May 2017 // 10:45 AM

Laura Marling Makes Magic By Flipping the Script

Laura Marling says she attempted to flip the idea of the omnipresent male gaze on Semper Femina and focus on what it’s like for women to look at women.

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9 May 2017 // 7:53 AM

Bombadil: Fences

Something subtle this way comes: Veteran bands release a mostly quiet affair that provides a genuinely avant-garde notion: Close listening.

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Tom Armstrong: The Sky Is an Empty Eye

Another worthwhile entry in Tompkins Square’s ongoing archeology of unheralded outsider artists, Armstrong’s catchy, new age-inflected playing offers solace for late nights.

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Christopher Paul Stelling: Itinerant Arias

On Itinerant Arias, a masterful collection of songs, Christopher Paul Stelling is willing to take his listeners into dark places, but he never loses faith in the light.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2'

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"Our foray into the adventure-game-style version of the Borderlands continues.

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