Articles tagged singer-songwriter

Ryan Montbleau: Growing Light

After a decade of touring together, Growing Light becomes the Ryan Montbleau band’s swan song, a fact attested to in the liner notes. If indeed that is the case, they’re exiting on what’s arguably their greatest work to date.

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n. Lannon - ‘Falling Inside’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The latest LP by n. Lannon (of Film School and Sacred Caves), Falling Inside, is anything but garden variety singer-songwriter fare.

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Chase Coy - ‘Youth’ (album stream)

The prolific 24 year-old singer songwriter returns with his fifth full-length.

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‘Capturing the White Buffalo: The Recording of an American Songwriter’, Part Two (video) (premiere)

Singer-songwriter Jake Smith guides viewers through the songwriting process of his fifth album, Love & the Death of Damnation.

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Bean - “Wildfire (acoustic)” (video) (premiere)

The up-and-coming singer-songwriter Bean delivers an acoustic performance of her terrific new single, "Wildfire".

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Micky Blue - “Submarine” (video) (premiere)

Watch the dreamlike video for singer-songwriter Micky Blue's captivating new track, "Submarine".

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23 Jun 2015 // 9:30 AM

Country Fried Rock: Jacob Furr

After his young wife's death from a brain tumor, songwriter Jacob Furr hit the road of his native Texas for some windshield therapy.

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Vinnie Ferra - ‘arc en ciel’ (album stream) (premiere)

Traditionalism and experimentation share equal space on this sublime new album by the LA singer-songwriter Vinnie Ferra, arc en ciel.

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Joe Goodkin - “Dog and Cat” (video) (Premiere)

Joe Goodkin’s honest, unpretentious style shines through on his new video.

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Christopher Paul Stelling: Labor Against Waste

A new voice joins those of the masters before him on this album of spiritual travel and travail. A strong candidate for best folk album of the year.

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Adrien Reju - “Soul Love (David Bowie Cover)” (audio) (Premiere)

New York singer-songwriter Adrien Reju takes on the music of Ziggy Stardust as part of her unconventional examination of love on her new record Strange Love and the Secret Language.

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Jackie Greene - “A Face Among the Crowd” + Father’s Day Playlist (audio) (Premiere)

Americana singer/songwriter Jackie Greene pays tribute to his late father on the tender and touching "A Face Among the Crowd", which also leads up a Father's Day playlist you can hear right here on PopMatters.

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Travis Bretzer: Waxing Romantic

Canadian singer-songwriter Travis Bretzer dreams up a wistful set of mildly psychedelic guitar pop for his debut album.

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Claire Holley: Time in the Middle

It takes only a perfunctory listen to Claire Holley’s new album Time in the Middle to recognize the hold that’s maintained on her music by her Mississippi roots.

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Sun Kil Moon: Universal Themes

The contrast between Mark Kozelek's native Ohio and his globetrotting career has always been in his music, but on Universal Themes, that dichotomy is one of the strongest throughout.

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Peggy Seeger Brought the Best of Past and Present to London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall

Songs old and new, earnest and irreverent, and personal and political made up the setlist for Peggy Seeger’s vibrant London stop on her latest tour.

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Beth McKee: Sugarcane Revival

A restless spirit guides soulful songwriter Beth McKee on an album made equal parts for the head, heart, and feet.

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John McCutcheon: Joe Hill’s Last Will

John McCutcheon's 37th album introduces a necessary voice from the past with an important message for the present. A triumphant work.

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Daniel Pearson - “As Deep as Love” (audio) (premiere)

The English singer-songwriter's third album is sure to appeal to fans of the grittier side of Americana.

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Patrick Watson: Love Songs for Robots

Patrick Watson defies all those who may consider him 'background music' by engulfing listeners in a sound experience that is definitely not just for robots.

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

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"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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