Articles tagged folk

24 Jul 2017 // 9:21 AM

Iron & Wine - “Call It Dreaming” (Singles Going Steady)

Iron & Wine writes songs for days and nights you'll remember long after they have faded into the past.

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Harry Taussig and Max Ochs: The Music of Harry Taussig and Max Ochs

A pair of overlooked solo acoustic guitarists reunites 50 years after appearing together on John Fahey’s legendary 1967 Takoma sampler LP for a fine, succinct program of that for which they are each best known.

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Jane Weaver: Modern Kosmology

Weaver's confidence is well-earned and it is a satisfying spectacle that a rather underappreciated artist should find her moment nearly 25 years into her career.

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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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Daniel Martin Moore: Turned Over to Dreams

Daniel Martin Moore's latest release may just be his most eclectic.

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Offa Rex: The Queen of Hearts

Think of Offa Rex as the Decemberists and UK singer Olivia Chaney jumping into a wormhole to come out the other side as Fairport Convention. It works magically in every way.

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Various Artists: American Epic - The Collection

Think of American Epic: The Collection as a newly definitive survey that captures the fullness of rural American music recorded during the 1920s.

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The Story’s Jennifer Kimball Makes Folk Music for the New Century

One-half of the '90s duo The Story collaborates with Cuddle Magic's Alec Spiegelman to create mature Americana that has a modern groove.

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I Draw Slow: Turn Your Face to the Sun

This Dublin-based folk band plays American-style folk music but sounds better when they stretch outside the traditional American folk style.

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Lindsay White - ‘Lights Out’ (album stream) (premiere)

San Diego singer-songwriter Lindsay White's new album give us a shoulder to cry on.

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A Soulful Escape: An Interview With Júníus Meyvant

Icelandic folk artist Júníus Meyvant re-released his debut Floating Harmonies today in America and recently performed his first NYC show.

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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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