Articles tagged folk pop

Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards - “California Calling” (video) (premiere)

Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards create a stunning, forward-looking sound that charts a path for innovation in folk music.

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The Healing Power of Music: A Conversation with Linda Perhacs

At 75, Linda Perhacs shows no signs of slowing down creatively, returning for her third album a mere three years after a more than 40-year absence.

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18 Jul 2017 // 8:10 AM

Kacey Johansing: The Hiding

The L.A.-based singer’s third solo album softly grasps the art of holding back.

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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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Magic Giant - ‘In the Wind’ (album stream) (premiere)

Festival favorite indie folk band Magic Giant releases their technicolor debut LP full of soaring folk pop.

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Bendigo Fletcher - ‘Bendigo Fletcher’ (album stream) (premiere)

With tight harmonies, soaring instrumental bridges, and a knack for developing earworm melodies across a broad scope of musical styles, Bendigo Fletcher scorches on their debut EP.

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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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Noah Kahan - “Sink” (audio) (premiere)

Vermont's Noah Kahan proves he is a folk pop artist to watch with his superb second single "Sink".

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Avriel & the Sequoias - “Fields and Pier” (video) (premiere)

Both the music and visuals of “Fields and Pier” show just how haunting and lovely indie folk music can be.

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Ron Sexsmith: The Last Rider

Sexsmith pens songs that are smart without being smarmy, clever without being cynical, and earnest without being shallow.

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Ryanhood - “Alright Tonight” (video) (premiere)

The Tucson folk-rock duo collaborates with a local photographer in a declaration to set yourself free.

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21 Mar 2017 // 9:29 AM

Ed Sheeran Is Essentially the English Ginger Drake Now

÷ is the final step in Sheeran’s shift from baby-faced ginger kid whispering about class A’s over acoustic guitar to England’s version of a man who constantly refers to himself as "The Boy".

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16 Mar 2017 // 7:30 AM

Ed Sheeran: ÷

There are plenty of fine songs here, as long as you can see them through the knobs and faders.

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Wild Rivers - “Do Right” (audio) (premiere)

Canadian folk-pop band Wild Rivers hit just the right notes on their brand new single, "Do Right".

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Elli Perry - “Smoking Gun” (video) (premiere)

Singer-songwriter Elli Perry tackles depression on her new single "Smoking Gun" with fight and verve.

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Katie Herzig - “I Want to Make You Proud” (video) (premiere)

Noted folk-pop songwriter Katie Herzig shares a rousing new anthem to celebrate the Women's March and democracy.

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3 Oct 2016 // 2:20 AM

Itasca: Open to Chance

With Open to Chance, Itasca vies for her own place within the Laurel Canyon sound, in the process proving herself a fine additional to the already stellar Paradise of Bachelors roster.

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Passport to Stockholm - “Better Days” (audio) (premiere)

London indie folk ensemble Passport to Stockholm knows their way around a hook. The group creates memorable, pristine, addictive folk pop.

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17 Mar 2016 // 9:45 AM

77 Bombay Street - “Once and Only” (audio) (premiere)

In the last seven years, Switzerland's 77 Bombay Street has honed their pop perfect sound by playing more than 300 concerts.

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12 Jun 2015 // 10:54 AM

Hannah Miller: Hannah Miller

On her self-titled release, Hannah Miller strips back the instrumental curtain for a more broodingly honest delivery.

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