Articles tagged folk rock

19 Oct 2016 // 1:00 PM

Caetano Veloso and the Poetry of Protest

Veloso's revolution has always been one of color and light, pop and poetry, psychedelic experimentation and indigenous tradition.

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The Mountain Goats Turn a Concert Into a Celebration of Survival

Sharing good times to help get through the bad with the Mountain Goats.

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Revolutionary Poet: Bob Dylan Upended Foundations of Pop With His Literate Lyrics

Bob Dylan opened the doors of what was possible in popular music with his 1965 single "Like a Rolling Stone".

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14 Oct 2016 // 10:08 AM

Kingsley Flood - ‘Another Other’ (album stream) (premiere)

Kingsley Flood is one of those bands that matter as they address race, identity and class issues in a serious way in their music.

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13 Oct 2016 // 11:36 AM

Joan Armatrading - “The Weakness in Me” (audio) (premiere)

British singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading returns with a new live release, as well as music for a Shakespeare production in London.

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Bruce Springsteen Meets Fans and Chats ‘Born to Run’ in NYC (Video)

Promoting his memoir Born to Run, The Boss visited Barnes & Noble and an Apple Store in NYC where he sat for a chat.

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Todd Snider: Eastside Bulldog

Todd Snider conjures up partying alter ego to defend East Nashville and his love for small gigs and local music scenes.

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Dawes: We’re All Gonna Die

One-time folk rockers, Dawes are keen to do things differently on their newest record.

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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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23 Sep 2016 // 12:00 PM

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

Donovan Woods releases another clever song about love and loss.

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Chad & Jeremy: Yesterday’s Gone: Complete Ember & World Artists Recordings

Cherry Red collects Chad & Jeremy’s complete early albums along with a handful of singles, alternate mixes, B-sides, and live cuts, resulting in a hodgepodge that's equal parts beauty and filler.

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The Turtles: All the Singles

This collection is for the completest or the historian.

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8 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

Okkervil River: Away

Wherever Will Sheff sets his guitar case down, there is Okkervil River.

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The Traveling Wilburys: The Traveling Wilburys Collection

The fact that the Traveling Wilburys even happened is what will be remembered most about the group, less so the songs they wrote together.

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Out of the Ashes and Making Smashes: Welcoming Whitney

Born from the ashes of Chicago's beloved rock stalwarts Smith Westerns comes Whitney: a sly pop duo whose sharp changes in direction and sound may very well change your life.

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2 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

Angel Olsen: My Woman

Angel Olsen elaborates on the disparate missions of her last two releases while reaching out to new stylistic territory on My Woman, her most dynamic album yet.

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Tattletale Saints - “Big City Women” (video) (premiere)

“Big City Women” is a tale of woe and disillusionment wrapped up in soft guitar and upright bass, a lament of the anonymizing power of the city in a homey package.

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Jonah Tolchin: Thousand Mile Night

Jonah Tolchin drives the Americana genre forward with a reverent eye in the rear view mirror and a right foot heavy on the gas.

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1 Aug 2016 // 1:00 PM

Keaton Henson - “Alright” (Singles Going Steady)

Keaton Henson is a purist singer-songwriter that wears his old soul on his sleeve.

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The Brevet - “Hold On” (video) (premiere)

The Brevet flies on their undying energy, a massive and effusive stage presence.

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