Articles tagged roots

Barrule - “Fir-Hammag Yioogh (High Net Worth Individuals)” (audio) (premiere)

The band from the Isle of Man delves into the island's rich heritage on this new track.

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The Ludlow Thieves - “Sing Me Back” (audio) (premiere)

The New York City roots band channel Midwestern gospel on the title track from their new EP.

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Born in a Trunk, Raised on the Stage: An Interview with Leslie Uggams

Celebrating a lifetime on stage and screen, Leslie Uggams reflects on Broadway, her roles in Roots and Deadpool, and why Pharrell makes her happy.

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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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Steve Martin and Edie Brickell: So Familiar

While Martin and Brickell enlist an A-list cast of musical supporters, the real accomplishment comes via the bond the two have established between themselves.

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Michael Rank and Stag: Horsehair

Snatches of melancholy brilliance from Michael Rank, whose simple arrangements capture the complexities of longing and loss.

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Turnpike Troubadours: Turnpike Troubadours

The red dirt stalwarts return with a rollicking collection of songs featuring a bigger, brawnier sound and further lyrical brilliance from Evan Felker.

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David Myles - ‘So Far, So Far’ (video) (premiere)

The Canadian folk singer performs his entire new album live in studio.

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Ted Z and the Wranglers - “Go Find Your Heaven” (audio) (premiere)

The California band is sure to appeal to Americana fans everywhere.

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Kevin Gordon: Long Gone Time

A necessary soundtrack for these times: a reflection on America, mid-apocalypse.

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The Lonesome Billies - “1922” (audio) (premiere)

The Portland band breathe life into traditional American country on their new album.

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The Grahams - “Gambling Girl” (video) (premiere)

According to Alyssa and Doug Graham, Delia's not gone. Not by a long shot.

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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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Kevin Gordon - “Church on Time” (audio) (premiere)

Kevin Gordon's blend of blues and poetry is especially appealing on this fantastic new track.

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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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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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3 Aug 2015 // 2:05 AM

HoneyHoney: 3

As evidenced by her authoritative drawl and smart sexuality, it is immediately clear Suzanne Santos is no damsel in distress.

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