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For The Time Being: Robbie Fulks Reflects on His Rural Heritage With ‘Upland Stories’

For a moment Robbie Fulks worried that he'd gone to the well of southern life one too many times. Then he decided to embrace the kind of music and stories he loves best. The result? A new career high with the album Upland Stories.

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The Devil Makes Three - “Drunken Hearted Man” (Singles Going Steady)

The first single from the Devil Makes Three's upcoming covers album is fast and upbeat while being lyrically really dark.

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The Felice Brothers: Life in the Dark

"The rain in Maine / Is made of Novocaine… / Minnesota / Is made of baking soda."

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case/lang/veirs: case/lang/veirs

case/lang/veirs makes the case that these three artists should do more than a once-off collaboration.

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21 Jun 2016 // 2:15 AM

Pete Seeger: Pete-Pak

A compelling example of Pete Seeger's artistry and character, in both audio and video form.

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Bonnie Bishop: Ain’t Who I Was

Bonnie Bishop’s straight-no chaser take on country-soul goes down smooth on this triumphant return after a brief time away.

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Sarah Jarosz: Undercurrent

The atmospherics are rich on Undercurrent. Even when Sarah Jarosz just sings the mundane language of ordinary conversations, her words suggest that much more is meant than is said.

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Nathan Bell - “I Don’t Do This For Love, I Do This For Love” (video) (premiere)

Nathan Bell's mellow, world-weary folk music chronicles the endless grind of all shades of the working person in America.

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15 Jun 2016 // 2:15 AM

Robert Ellis: Robert Ellis

The fourth album from the New York based songwriter reaches beyond a singular style or genre to showcase a growing talent.

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14 Jun 2016 // 9:54 AM

Marley’s Ghost - “Prodigal Son” (audio) (premiere)

Americana band Marley’s Ghost is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year with the new release The Woodstock Sessions, and we've got a track to whet your appetite.

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10 Jun 2016 // 10:10 AM

Jerry Castle - “She Kills” (video) (premiere)

Nashville singer-songwriter Jerry Castle has taken a novel route to mental enhancement as a means of sparking creativity. He’s not talking about cannabis, but

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Esmé Patterson: We Were Wild

The Denver folk-rocker rebels against modern-day domestication on her latest.

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9 Jun 2016 // 11:46 AM

Freakwater - “What the People Want” (Singles Going Steady)

Like all good folk and country acts, Freakwater's vocals and guitar work together to tell a somber, touching story all their own.

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Bill Kirchen and Austin de Lone - “Hounds of the Bakersfield” (audio) (premiere)

Commander Cody legend Bill Kirchen and pub rock master Austin de Lone unite for an exciting new Americana album, Transatlanticana.

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Charlie Faye and the Fayettes - “Eastside” (audio) (premiere)

Charlie Faye has had a successful career on the Americana scene, but she feels that with the Fayettes, she can finally make the kind of music that she's been dreaming about.

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2 Jun 2016 // 11:00 AM

Matt Haeck - ‘Late Bloomer’ (album stream) (premiere)

Americana troubadour Matt Haeck emerges with a super confident debut album that marks him as an artist to watch in the Americana scene.

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Leland Sundries - ‘Music for Outcasts’ (album stream) (premiere)

Leland Sundries return with more folk rock awesomeness on their new album, Music for Outcasts.

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The Lowest Pair: Uncertain As It Is Uneven / Fern Girl and Ice Man

Two simultaneously released albums serve notice that the Lowest Pair are among the leading new lights in Americana.

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Mark Erelli - “Analog Hero” (video) (premiere)

Mark Erelli's direct and seemingly simple style of writing and telling a story compares favorably to the work of Guy Clark.

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18 May 2016 // 2:12 PM

The Last Gunfighter: Songwriter Guy Clark Passes Away at 74

The man whose songs were recorded by Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, Ricky Skaggs, David Allan Coe, The Highwaymen, and countless others succumbs to time’s cruel cue that the only token of permanence we have to offer are the effects of shared moments and memories.

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Paul McCartney: Pure McCartney (take 2)

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"Pure McCartney really is a compilation for those wanted to dip their toes in wading pool instead of jumping waterfalls.

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