Articles tagged jazz|folk|singer-songwriter|roots|canadian

The Battlefield- “Last Train Home” (audio) (premiere)

The Americana trio returns with the sweetest new Christmas song you'll hear this year.

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The White Buffalo - “Go the Distance” (video) (premiere)

Jake Smith and friends perform an exclusive live session for a TV special.

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John Coltrane: A Love Supreme (The Complete Masters)

Fifty years later, with American music changed indelibly because of A Love Supreme, that seems like enough reason to celebrate the album yet again.

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Ian Fisher - “Nero” (video) (premiere)

The American expatriate writes Americana with a European perspective, which his wonderful new video illustrates.

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Ben Caplan: Birds with Broken Wings

Ben Caplan embraces the jocular with a vaudeville resurrection.

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Red Moon Road - “Seasons (Feat. the Fretless)” (audio) (premiere)

The Winnipeg folk/roots trio return with a sublime new track.

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Mia Dyson - “Tearing Up the Lawn” (audio) (premiere)

The Australian artist brilliantly captures teen restlessness on her new single.

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The Mastersons - “This Holiday’s No Holiday (Without You)” (audio) (premiere)

Wit, melancholy, and romance highlight this sweet seasonal track by the Americana duo.

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Tracy Chapman: Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits is a worthy endeavor. It’s nice to revisit these songs in a bit of a different context, and if it brings more people to explore Tracy Chapman’s excellent body of work, then it’s a success.

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Stevie B. Wolf - “Alone + Alive” (video) (premiere)

The Colorado artist explores love and heartbreak in his own unique way on his new track.

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Brad Mehldau: 10 Years Solo Live

Brad Mehldau's career as a solo artist, in all senses of that word, takes a huge leap forward with this box set.

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Kinky Friedman: The Loneliest Man I Ever Met

Friedman expresses his longing for a lost world without being nostalgic because the world is still with us. Things change. People don’t. We are each the loneliest man he ever met.

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Alec Chambers - “Do You See Me” (audio) (premiere)

The young artist enlists a little Nashville help on this lavish new track.

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Seryn - “Ivory Black” (video) (premiere)

The Texas band returns with a special live session performance of a new song.

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Sarah Dashew - “Roll Like a Wheel” (audio) (premiere)

Tejano, gospel, and West Coast pop converge on the title track from Dashew's new album.

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Various Artists: Legends of Old-Time Music: Fifty Years of County Records

An absolutely definitive anthology of traditional American folk.

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12 Nov 2015 // 2:20 AM

Tigran Hamasyan: Luys i Luso

On his latest release, chameleonic pianist Tigran Hamasyan delivers a mesmeric set of Armenian sacred music infused with his idiosyncratic compositional approach.

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Phil Cook: Southland Mission

Southland Mission arrives fully-formed and bearing all indications that Cook was completely dedicated to his purpose.

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Unloved - “Guilty of Love (Andy Weatherall Vocal Mix)” (video) (premiere)

Two film composers and a singer have teamed up for a fascinating, dreamy new musical project.

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The Wainwright Sisters - “Lullaby” (audio) (premiere)

Sisters Martha and Lucy revisit a classic by their legendary dad.

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