Articles tagged folk

Duncan Sheik - “Birmingham” (audio) (premiere)

Duncan Sheik returns with a vibrant new track from his eighth album.

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The White Buffalo - ‘Love & The Death of Damnation’ (album stream) (premiere)

Jake Smith returns with another masterful album of quintessential Americana.

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19 Aug 2015 // 12:00 PM

Stuart Mason: Tradition

Mason finds evolution in devolution with this 15-track package of folk classics.

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Thy Catafalque - “Alföldi Kozmosz” (audio) (premiere)

Tamás Kátai's latest composition approaches the concept of folk metal with his usual grace.

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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 // 6:47 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 // 1:30 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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