Articles tagged folk

Iris Dement: The Trackless Woods

Iris Dement’s The Trackless Woods sets Russian poet Anna Akhmatova’s poetry to music with excellent results.

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Various Artists: Buy This Fracking Album

As Buy This Fracking Album makes clear, a common cause can garner considerable attention if the right mix of artists are involved.

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Fairground Saints - ‘Fairground Saints’ (album stream) (premiere)

The LA trio create a beautiful pop/country hybrid on their charming new album.

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Chelsea Wolfe: The Abyss (take 2)

Chelsea Wolfe's latest throws her helplessly into the abyss, where she's buried under the sheer mass of her band's fearsome noise and her own paralyzed fatalism.

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14 Aug 2015 // 7:47 AM

The Cairo Gang: Goes Missing

Emmett Kelly's the Cairo Gang presents a musical diorama of the 1960s on Goes Missing.

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Bobby Long: Ode to Thinking

Bobby Long’s latest record was completely fan-funded in under four weeks, a testament to his devout following separate of his vampire swan song.

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Drunken Prayer - “Love Looks Like a Master” (audio) (premiere)

Wit, romanticism, weirdness: Drunken Prayer hits that sweet spot once again on this brand new track.

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Holland Belle - “Lovely Ghost” (video) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter's new video is a perfect visual complement to her haunting track.

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Sweet Baboo: The Boombox Ballads (take 2)

Sweet, lush romantic pop from North Wales.

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Kasey Chambers - “Cold and Bitter Tears” (audio) (premiere)

Chambers and her father serve up a plaintive cover of a Ted Hawkins classic.

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Bay Uno - “Don’t Come Around here” (video) (premiere)

Enigmatic indie folk music is given a gorgeous visual rendering on this new video.

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Shanee Pink - “Brutal Heart” (audio) (premiere)

The Los Angeles singer-songwriter makes a vivid impression on her brand new track from her upcoming EP.

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11 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

Chelsea Wolfe: Abyss

Although Abyss is most unnerving in its quieter moments, the album is Wolfe’s most well-paced and effective release to date.

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Sweet Baboo: The Boombox Ballads

The Boombox Ballads is, at its essence, all about surfaces. Gorgeous, sumptuous surfaces.

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Jesse Payne - ‘Heirloom’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Alabama singer-songwriter's latest album offers a contemplative take on Americana.

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Samson the Truest - “Afterall” (audio) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter explores the two disparate sides of Samson as inspiration on his new album.

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Crow and the Canyon - “Gentle on My Mind” (audio) (premiere)

The new track by the Portland band feels like a gentle respite from the modern world.

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6 Aug 2015 // 2:15 AM

Zachary Cale: Duskland

Zachary Cale's excellent new record is full of travelers at rest, people taking stock of what already was and caught between worry and hope over what comes next.

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Nicholas Altobelli: Searching Through That Minor Key

Searching Through That Minor Key lacks the raw emotional attachment of Altobelli's prior poetic work.

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Tracy Bonham - “Black Tears” (audio) (premiere)

Parenthood greatly informs Bonham's excellent new album, her first in five years.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

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"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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