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Paper Bird - “Make My Dreams Come True” (Hall & Oates Cover) (premiere)

Colorado's Paper Bird release a new album of sublime Americana crossed with rock 'n' roll, all produced by none other than John Oates.

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The New Oral History: Chris Shiflett and Steve Dawson’s Smart, Listenable Podcasts

There are more podcasts than you can shake a flash drive at these days. Though the number of 'casts that embrace Americana music is growing, these two stand out.

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23 Aug 2016 // 10:11 AM

Hollis Brown - “Don’t Want to Miss You” (premiere)

Hollis Brown releases a stunning new single, "Don't Want to Miss You", full of gorgeous country/soul stylings.

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Guns N’ Roses Knock It Out of the Park in San Francisco

The success of this tour is testament to the timeless power of these classic songs and the unique musical chemistry that coalesces when Axl, Slash and Duff share the stage.

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19 Aug 2016 // 9:12 AM

Purling Hiss - “Fever” (Singles Going Steady)

You are unlikely to hear a bed of guitars and thick and loud and unyielding as the one Mike Polizze unleashes on "Fever".

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The Ghost of Ingmar Bergman: Peter Bjorn & John’s ‘Breakin’ Point’

Peter Morén and John Eriksson discuss how their musical partnership is as strong as ever -- even if their belief in production dogma isn't.

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18 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

Gonjasufi: Callus

Callus is a bleak, seemingly hopeless sonic landscape. A massive bummer of an album in a year already pushing the bounds of reality in nearly every way imaginable.

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18 Aug 2016 // 2:20 AM

Lydia Loveless: Real

Columbus, Ohio-based singer-songwriter tightens things up musically, but loses none of her honest emotion and lyrical frankness

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Paige Calico - “The Hard Way” (video) (premiere)

“The Hard Way” is pristinely loopy Americana, a gorgeous arrangement warped just a touch by a layer of sand and dirt.

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17 Aug 2016 // 2:20 AM

Carl Broemel: 4th of July

Six years in the making, the second solo offering from the My Morning Jacket guitarist is tender, nostalgic, and often sweet. Neko Case, Laura Veirs, and MMJ buddies are on hand to help.

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“No One Ever Calls Anyone an All-Guy Band”: Heliotropic Feminism With Jessica Numsuwankijkul

For her second full-length as Heliotropes, Numsuwankijkul assembled a new crew of musicians who all happen to be male. The uproar was instantaneous -- and deafening.

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Mandolin Orange - “Hard Travelin’” (audio) (premiere)

Mandolin Orange's “Hard Travelin’” is a delightful mix of Americana, bluegrass and country.

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Thee Oh Sees: A Weird Exits

A Weird Exits and John Dwyer's latest line-up mark maybe Thee Oh Sees' freshest turn since the beginnings of their In the Red Records era.

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The Stray Birds: Magic Fire

Magic Fire is an essential step forward into musical collaboration for the rising Americana trio.

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Damaged, Abstract, Cut-Up Sewer Things: An Interview With Tobacco

Black Moth Super Rainbow’s Tobacco discusses his past and prepares us for a demented future with his upcoming solo album, Sweatbox Dynasty.

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Sara Melson - “No Expectations” (audio) (premiere)

Less a purely original cover than a faithful revision, “No Expectations” shines mutely, a triumph of melancholy.

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BOYO - “Moombah” (audio) (premiere)

It’s surprisingly simple: mix catchy chord progressions with legions of guitar, and you’ve got yourself a winner.

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3 Aug 2016 // 10:45 AM

Shovels & Rope - “I Know” (Singles Going Steady)

"I Know" is an animalistic alt-folk lunge-forward, one that casts the duo's unique admixture of roots rock, left-field country, and classic singer-songwriter fare over a T. Rex-parroting metallic strut.

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3 Aug 2016 // 2:10 AM

Rich Robinson: Flux

Rich Robinson's fourth solo LP quiets any doubts that he can write and rock without the Black Crowes.

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Boogarins - “Cuerdo” (video) (premiere)

Guitars detune as the song progresses, weather-beaten toms rattle along sadly, and the vocals are not so much featured as entombed in the song.

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