Articles tagged folk rock

Kevin Morby - “I Have Been to the Mountain” (Singles Going Steady)

Nice vocal harmonies and brass accents do a lot to add to "I Have Been to the Mountain's" atmosphere.

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Bert Jansch: Avocet (Special Edition)

To say Avocet is representative of Bert Jansch’s other work would be missing the mark because it’s so individual and unique.

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20 Jan 2016 // 11:34 AM

Peter Case: HWY 62

Peter Case understands that life at the margins really means one is at the center of things.

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20 Jan 2016 // 2:20 AM

Daughter: Not to Disappear

Daughter's Not to Disappear beautifully distills what it means to be human and to experience pain, but with far greater nuance and maturity than their debut.

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Annabelle’s Curse: Worn Out Skin

An engaging reinvention of classic American sound.

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Turin Brakes - “Keep Me Around” (video) (premiere)

British folk rock band Turin Brakes return on January 29th with a brand new record, Lost Property, and more melodic hooks that never quit.

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Shearwater: Jet Plane and Oxbow

Jet Plane and Oxbow is a remarkably polished, alluring, and dignified accomplishment.

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Judy Dyble: Anthology Part One

Judy Dyble sang with the Incredible String Band, Fairport Convention and Giles, Giles Fripp. Then she disappeared...

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Mark Lanegan: One Way Street

These early recordings offer a telling glimpse of Lanegan’s initial efforts as an emerging solo artist with his own unique vision.

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Okkervil River: Black Sheep Boy (10th Anniversary Edition)

Okkervil River return to their surreptitious magnum opus, and for that, we are grateful.

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Van Morrison: Astral Weeks / His Band and the Street Choir

These new re-releases of Morrison's mystical masterwork and its unheralded little brother are especially welcome.

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11 Nov 2015 // 2:15 AM

Bert Jansch: Moonshine

Earth Recordings continues its excavation of Bert Jansch’s catalog, here reissuing 1973’s haunting Moonshine.

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Bob Dylan: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge 1965–1966

Bob Dylan opens the vault to his most important period, the golden age that produced his three greatest albums.

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14 Oct 2015 // 1:10 AM

Trader Horne: Morning Way

Morning Way remains a pleasant one-off curiosity, full of cheery tunes well worth a belated listen, its quaint optimism refreshing even now.

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City and Colour: If I Should Go Before You

City and Colour’s latest showcases the conflicting elements that, ahem, color Dallas Green’s music.

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Co-Pilgrim - ‘Slows to Go’ (album stream) (premiere)

The UK band uses vocal harmonies to stunning effect on this sumptuous new album.

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Distant Cousins - “Taste of Tomorrow” (audio) (premiere)

Expect to hear this sunny tune at summer festivals in 2016.

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Glen Hansard: Didn’t He Ramble

So much of the dialogue in Didn’t He Ramble is filled with empathy and understanding, Hansard no longer lamenting heartache but encouraging the subject of his stories.

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The Waifs - “Black Dirt Track” (video) (premiere)

The sisters in the Waifs revisit their past in the video for their new song.

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Blitzen Trapper - “All Across This Land” (audio) (premiere)

The Portland band focuses more on the rock on their new single, with fabulous results.

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Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

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"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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