Articles tagged indie folk

20 Apr 2017 // 8:17 AM

Woods: Love Is Love

Woods deliver six new songs about uncertainty, shame, despair, and ultimately hope for a brighter future.

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The Wooden Sky: Swimming in Strange Waters

Swimming in Strange Waters is, by far, the Wooden Sky’s most ambitious album to date.

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Father John Misty: Pure Comedy

Joshua Tillman has crafted one of the year’s most undoubtedly ambitious albums, melding of-the-moment musings with classicist songwriting. It’s his best work yet.

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At Home with Father John Misty: “I’m basically a meme at this point”

“People act like there’s this glut of artists doing what I do,” Father John Misty said. “I’m basically a meme at this point. But who else does this? Even when I’m writing a pop song, my values are markedly different."

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Hot Indie Pop Duo Lola Marsh Share New Single, “Wishing Girl”  (premiere)

Tel-Aviv's Lola Marsh unleash another indie pop gem of a single ahead of their eagerly anticipated debut album later this year.

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21 Mar 2017 // 10:00 AM

Fleet Foxes - “Third of May / Ōdaigahara” (Singles Going Steady)

This is a band stepping out of its comfort zone and sounding so much better for it.

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Mount Eerie: A Crow Looked at Me

A Crow Looked at Me is a masterpiece in the manner of A Grief Observed and “She Will Find What is Lost”. These works create a special communion between creator and observer.

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Lowland Hum - “Folded Flowers” (video) (premiere)

Indie folk duo Lowland Hum offer up a beautiful pastoral video for the lovely song "Folded Flowers" that was shot entirely on an iPhone 6s.

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Wild Rivers - “Do Right” (audio) (premiere)

Canadian folk-pop band Wild Rivers hit just the right notes on their brand new single, "Do Right".

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17 Feb 2017 // 10:05 AM

Tall Tall Trees: Freedays

Tall Tall Trees show that they are capable of big big things on their new record.

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Jesca Hoop: Memories Are Now

Assertive and eloquent, Jesca Hoop’s Memories Are Now should have no trouble retaining fans that know her for her previous work with Sam Beam.

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7 Feb 2017 // 10:46 AM

20 Questions: The Accidentals

The 20-something renegades may be gearing up for a major label debut in 2017, but at the end of the day, they'll be good with some grilled goat cheese sandwiches.

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3 Feb 2017 // 4:00 AM

“Be a Woman”: Joanna Newsom, the Selkie, and the Sea

Newsom uses the sea as a lawless mirror of our present social world.

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Mary Chapin Carpenter & Peter Wolf - “Cry One More Time” (audio) (premiere)

Amazon is releasing two playlists for Valentine's Day with more than 70 new recordings from many indie and Americana favorites.

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2 Feb 2017 // 11:00 AM

Angel Olsen - “Pops” (Singles Going Steady)

Winter echoes through chilly “Pops”, a song that seeps into the bones with lovelorn longing.

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Father John Misty - “Pure Comedy” (The Film) (Singles Going Steady)

The clips of the songs are all the proof you need that Pure Comedy is going to be a groundbreaker and one of 2017's best albums.

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Leah Nobel - “Strawberry Fields” (audio) (premiere)

Indie International and John Lennon songwriting competition winner Leah Nobel shares her latest alternative folk song.

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18 Jan 2017 // 12:00 PM

Jesca Hoop - “The Lost Sky” (Singles Going Steady)

"The Lost Sky" is a gorgeous if troubled reverie, Jesca Hoop's smokey vocals a relentless stream of circular thoughts, memories, and admonitions

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16 Jan 2017 // 2:08 PM

ENTRANCE - “Not Gonna Say Your Name” (audio)

Psychedelic rock musician ENTRANCE puts on his folk hat for a highly relevant protest song.

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Maria Taylor: In the Next Life

This indie folk sits somewhere between a pretty background and an aural comfort.

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