Articles tagged singersongwriter

Woody Pines - “Little Stella Blue” (audio) (Premiere)

Nashville troubadour Woody Pines' "Little Stella Blue" is a touching tribute to his niece, the titular Stella, who battled a rare form of cancer at a young age.

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Eleni Mandell - “Baby, Don’t Call” (audio) (Premiere)

The old-timey charm of Eleni Mandell's "Baby, Don't Call" is simple and irresistible.

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Josh Gilligan - ‘Steady On’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Evoking the tunefulness of singer/songwriters like Paul Simon and Gordon Lightfoot, Josh Gilligan timelessly evokes the acoustic folk of the '70s with his new LP Steady On.

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14 May 2015 // 3:30 AM

Torres: Sprinter

The foreboding sonic weather systems that Mackenzie Scott summons in her songs give dimension to the complex topics she explores.

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Tim Bowness Announces New Album, ‘Stupid Things That Mean The World’

The No-Man singer/songwriter Tim Bowness is following up his 2014 solo LP Abandoned Dancehall Dreams rather swiftly with Stupid Things That Mean The World.

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Jenn Grant - ‘Compostela’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The Juno-nominated singer/songwriter Jenn Grant's newest LP, Compostela, will see its stateside release next week.

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The Tallest Man on Earth: Dark Bird Is Home

What do you do when “the new Dylan” starts to sound like the old Don Henley? If you're wise, you'll dive in and listen more deeply.

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Colin Hay - “Mr. Grogan” (video) (Premiere)

Watch an exclusive performance and video chat with Colin Hay about his tune "Mr. Grogan", from his recently released LP Next Year People.

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Ambrosia Parsley - ‘Weeping Cherry’ (album stream) (Premiere)

With her latest album, Weeping Cherry, singer/songwriter Ambrosia Parsley has crafted a set of songs that are "basically conversations with dead people."

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Courtney Barnett - “Dead Fox” (video)

The charming Australian singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett brings her unique brand of social commentary to the Black Cab Sessions with the tune "Dead Fox".

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Sufjan Stevens Shone With Sorrowful Genius at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music

Stevens goes for a transformative, pensive, and atmospheric live presentation. Ultimately, that’s what makes his artistry so one-of-a-kind and invaluable.

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Sam Lewis - “Little Time” (video) (Premiere)

Watch the Nashville transplant Sam Lewis play a stripped-down version of "Little Time", a number from his forthcoming Waiting on You LP.

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Jon Regen - “Home Again” (audio) (Premiere)

This piano-centric lamentation on the alienation of travel comes from singer-songwriter Jon Regen's forthcoming record Stop Time.

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Allison Moorer: Down to Believing

Skip the self-help books on moving through the grieving process and get this album instead.

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Butch Walker - “21+” (video) (Premiere)

Georgia-born singer/songwriter Butch Walker asks listeners to "enjoy the sadness" with his latest music video, "21+".

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Ryan Culwell - “I Think I’ll Be Their God” (video) (Premiere)

Ryan Culwell strolls and sings through a Nashville construction site in his latest music video, "I Think I'll Be Their God".

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The Road to ‘Grace’: How Jeff Buckley’s Debut Album Remains Timeless 20 Years Later

Drawing from 20 years worth of reviews and books, in addition to new interviews with those involved in Jeff Buckley's music, David Chiu looks back on Grace, which two decades later remains just as impactful.

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Valerie June: Pushin’ Against a Stone

Singer/songwriter Valerie June breaks through capably on Pushin’ Against a Stone.

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7 Aug 2013 // 11:06 PM

Barbarossa: Bloodlines

As reserved as it is remorseful and romantic, Bloodlines is a moving, grand achievement.

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Sara Bareilles: The Blessed Unrest

Sara Bareilles shows grand ambition and excellent musicianship on The Blessed Unrest, though she sometimes overreaches.

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

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"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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