Articles tagged turin, brakes, acoustic, movement, folk

10 Mar 2016 // 3:00 PM

Elephant Revival - Petals (audio) (premiere)

Colorado's Elephant Revival spring from a state full of amazing string bands and they are among the very finest.

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9 Mar 2016 // 9:45 AM

Al Scorch - “Everybody Out” (audio) (premiere) + New Album

Chicago's Al Scorch is a punk rock banjo player that draws inspiration from and utilizes a wide range of roots music forms.

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8 Mar 2016 // 3:15 PM

Cate Le Bon - “Wonderful” (Singles Going Steady)

Being nuts offers an opportunity for Cate LeBon and the band to be creative. It’s wonderful.

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Rosanne Cash and Her “Peculiar” South

Rosanne Cash brings her stories of violence and redemption, beauty and suffering, to Carnegie Hall with The River and the Thread.

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Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker: Through the Clouds

In preparation for their 2016 LP, Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker provide US listeners with both an introduction to some old favourites and a taste of what is to come.

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The Lowest Pair - “Keweenaw Flower” / “When They Dance the Mountains Shake” (premiere)

The Lowest Pair produced so many great songs from their 2015 sessions, that the indie folkers decided to put out a duo of albums this year.

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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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Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Pond Scum

To have Johnny Cash perform any song of yours early in your career indicates a pinnacle moment paramount to reaching Mt. Everest or being the first musician in space.

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Arlow Xan - “Sun Goes Rising” (video) (premiere) + Interview

Folktronica band from Flint, Michigan, unveil new video showcasing their blending of anachronistic styles.

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1 Mar 2016 // 11:08 AM

The Ragbirds - “Breakdown” (audio) (premiere)

Ann Arbor, Michigan acoustic string band the Ragbirds may be based in the American Midwest, but from there they explore myriad sounds from around the world.

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Red Moon Road: Sorrows and Glories

On Sorrows and Glories, Canadian folk darlings, Red Moon Road, catalogue dynamic musical narratives indebted to traditional and contemporary forms of roots music.

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26 Feb 2016 // 10:11 AM

Eli West - “You Asked Me To” (audio) (premiere)

Noted American roots artist Eli West creates an intriguing concept album based on the stories of his two grandfathers who were polar opposites.

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Bound to Meet the Devil: An Interview With Soul Singer Extraordinaire Julie Rhodes

Two years ago, Rhodes was working at an ice cream parlor. Now, she's on the verge of releasing her debut album, an 11-track opus of powerhouse Americana and blues with grit and political edge.

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Terri Binion - “Burden Song” (audio) (premiere)

Florida's Terri Binion is a singer-songwriters' singer-songwriter known for her meticulously crafted lyrics and consummate musicality

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23 Feb 2016 // 9:57 AM

Rocky Votolato - “Sawdust and Shavings” (video) (premiere)

Rocky Votolato follows his 2015 album, Hospital Handshakes, with a new EP, Sawdust and Shavings, as he heads out on tour in Europe.

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The Infamous Stringdusters: Ladies & Gentlemen

The popular newgrass outlet give the girls their time to shine.

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19 Feb 2016 // 10:30 AM

Solas - “As I Went Out Walking” (audio) (premiere)

Irish American roots music band Solas has been around for 20 years thrilling audiences with their forward-looking Irish music.

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Various Artists: Root Hog Or Die 100 Years 100 Songs: An Alan Lomax Centennial Tribute

A vast and impressive collection of folk music, lovingly compiled by one of the best contemporary folklorists for the sake of one of the best of yesteryear.

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Rabbit Wilde - ‘The Heartland’ (album stream) (premiere)

Straight out of the Pacific Northwest comes an exciting young string band, Rabbit Wilde, with their second album of rootsy, foot-tapping, hand-clapping folk music.

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Marlon Williams: Marlon Williams

Marlon Williams' emotive debut is rife with a kind of learned authenticity rarely seen in the first full-length release of a singer-songwriter

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