Articles tagged singer-songwriter

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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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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Steve Gunn: Eyes on the Lines

On his latest solo release, Steve Gunn creates a soundtrack for the wandering soul.

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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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Levi Parham - “These American Blues” (audio) (premiere)

Levi Parham's freewheeling "These American Blues" and its false promises could stand as a rootsy election year anthem.

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9 May 2016 // 10:40 AM

David Nyro - “Violence of the Heart” (audio) (premiere)

Seattle singer-songwriter David Nyro writes bravely about matters of the heart in masterfully constructed and composed songs.

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Haroula Rose: Here the Blue River

Haroula Rose writes and sings about ways of escape on a record that doesn't offer easy answers but does give us hope.

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Jeremy Squires - “Carry You” (video) (premiere)

Imbued with ghosts and memories, Shadows delves deeper into Jeremy Squires' brand of mountain folk.

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18 Apr 2016 // 2:39 PM

Jared Deck - “Grace” (audio) (premiere)

Singer-songwriter Jared Deck labels his music "Midamericana", a term which accurately describes his blend of Southern roots music, Americana, and heartland rock.

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Nate Currin - ‘The Madman and the Poet’ (album stream) (premiere)

Southern singer-songwriter Nate Currin writes poetic, plain-spoken, emotionally charged songs that are deeply affecting.

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12 Apr 2016 // 11:20 AM

Kyle Britton - “Villain” (audio) (premiere)

Indie folk singer-songwriter Kyle Britton writes about the dark depths of the soul in a compelling and self-confessional manner.

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Hayes Carll: Lovers and Leavers

Hayes Carll returns a bit wiser and in a pensive mood on Lovers and Leavers.

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Daniel Markham - “Disintegrator” (video) (premiere)

"I had a dream I wrote a song called 'Disintegrator' so I woke up and wrote a song called 'Disintegrator'" - Daniel Markham

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7 Apr 2016 // 10:38 AM

Clarence Bucaro - “Tragedy” (audio) (premiere)

Americana singer-songwriter Clarence Bucaro's songs possess a craftsmanlike sophistication in their seeming simplicity and spareness.

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29 Mar 2016 // 2:10 AM

Paul Burch: Meridian Rising

In putting himself in the shoes of Jimmie Rodgers, Paul Burch delivers a compelling story-song set that ranks among some of his best work.

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Parker Millsap: The Very Last Day

Parker Millsap’s smart musical choices and intense delivery here will bolster his reputation as one of the fresh young voices in the Americana genre.

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2 Mar 2016 // 11:29 AM

Mark Edgar Stuart - “Don’t Blame Jesus” (audio) (premiere)

Memphis singer-songwriter Mark Edgar Stuart has written a humorous country/folk song look at the sad state of US political affairs in the age of Donald Trump.

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2 Mar 2016 // 3:10 AM

Carrie Rodriguez: Lola

The wondrous Lola is further proof Rodriguez can move the heart in any language.

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Greg Laswell: Everyone Thinks I Dodged a Bullet

Laswell’s sixth release for Vanguard gets off to a promising start with the title track, but quickly falls into a sequence of spurned-love put down songs that fail to make a significant emotional connection.

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29 Feb 2016 // 12:25 PM

Hero Fisher - “Breathe” (video) (premiere)

London's Hero Fisher sings in a deep voice, loaded with emotion and nuance.

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'Overwatch' and Anger Issues

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"I get angry in Overwatch not because I hate to lose, but because most of the time when I do lose, I can see so clearly how the loss could have been avoided.

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