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The Stray Birds - “Sabrina” (audio) (premiere)

The Stray Birds make beautiful Americana music, a lush sound characterized by tight harmonies and all-encompassing instrumentation.

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Edgar Winter: The Definitive Collection

The Definitive Collection features the big singles, the lost classics, and so many more facets to the Edgar Winter tale that time has mostly forgotten.

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The Dan Ryan - “Tomorrow Forever” (video) (premiere)

If you’ve ever complained about people tagging music which ends up being too straightforward for your taste “psychedelic rock”, the Dan Ryan might be something you’d like.

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Wrinkles - ‘Separation Anxiety’ (album stream) (premiere)

Separation Anxiety is an impressive collection of synthy goodness from the young band, synth twists and echoing guitar played straight for immediate effect.

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National Park Radio - ‘The Great Divide’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Great Divide is dance music in its most traditionally American sense: this is the stuff you waltz to around a campfire with your sweetheart.

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Parker Millsap Has Acknowledgment in Music Circles and a Raw, Bluesy Album

Parker Millsap has attracted pretty impressive friends in cool places since the 2014 release of his debut album.

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21 Jul 2016 // 2:30 AM

The Amazing: Ambulance

Ambulance finds the Amazing pushing forward, trying new angles, and adding moments of clarity and sparseness to their trademark bittersweet gauze.

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The Avett Brothers: True Sadness

On their latest, the Avetts set their past, present, and future front-and-center in compelling fashion.

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Josh Ritter Gives Beautiful Performance at Prospect Park (Photos)

Josh Ritter kicks off a string of summer U.S. shows with rousing free performance at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.

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Beware of Darkness - “Dope” (video) (premiere)

“Dope” is all spunk and quick-licking riffs, starry and sharp guitars cutting through with gale force after a quietly powerful chorus.

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Riding the Undercurrent: An Interview with Sarah Jarosz

After a whirlwind three years, Jarosz finds herself at the precipice of her most-anticipated release yet, and it all begins with stripping things down.

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Stewart Eastham - “In the Morning” (audio) (premiere)

Rather than the tortured wanderings of rural America, "In the Morning" is a brief respite from the trials those entails, an acknowledgment that, no matter what, we can always dance.

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Christian Lopez Band - “Stay With You” (live) (exclusive download)

Christian Lopez Band's “Stay With You” is a lush beauty, warmth seeping out of every pore.

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12 Jul 2016 // 2:20 AM

Moon Bros.: These Stars

A post-rock homage to the rich vein of cinematic western music, Matt Schneider’s Moon Bros. offers a warm kind of cool.

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Corin Raymond: Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams

The weird and wonderful side of Americana.

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Gravel Kings - “Come As You Are” (Nirvana cover) (audio) (premiere)

Gravel Kings shows that Nirvana’s overwhelmingly sad ethos translates well into the often overwhelmingly sad realm they inhabit.

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The Silks - “Live and Learn” (video) (premiere)

"Live and Learn" is the kind of Americana-worshipping blues rock that will never go out of style.

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Elizabeth Cook: Exodus of Venus

It takes more than “balls”, as Cook used to sing, to get through life. Being tough is not enough.

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Whitehorse: The Northern South Vol. 1

The sexy cuts sound dirty, and the others -- oh, there are no others; after all, this is blues rock -- sound just as dirty.

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The Other Side of Terry Reid

In the middle of his busiest year in recent memory, Terry Reid -- subject of documentaries, rarities releases, and even Johnny Depp's affection -- could not be more excited.

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