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The Best Americana of 2013
10 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM
Our list for 2013 is predictably diverse, ranging from progressive newgrass to tradition-minded country to old-time acoustic to California canyon rock to psych folk to singer-songwriter and all points between.
Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for June 2013
30 May 2013 // 5:14 PM
Get the early word on anticipated new albums by Camera Obscura, Smith Westerns, and Eleanor Friedberger, as well as a listing of June's releases.
Alela Diane: About Farewell
24 Jun 2013 // 5:06 PM
About Farewell's only failing is that it clocks in at a mere 33 minutes in length. It leaves one gasping for more.
Caroline Smith & The Good Night Sleeps: Little Wind
22 Nov 2011 // 3:00 PM
Smith has a quirky voice with a warble that resembles the freak-folk style of Joanna Newsom and Alela Diane. But while there is something Western about those two singers, Smith’s vocals have a Midwestern, plaintive air.
Alela Diane: 14 August 2009 - Union Hall, Brooklyn
25 Aug 2009 // 1:00 AM
Three unique women vocalists from Australia, Oregon and Brooklyn carried a night of modern folk music that, as the headlining Alela Diane put it, made sense together.
SXSW 2009: Interview with Alela Diane (video)
25 Mar 2009 // 12:01 AM
PopMatters' Robin Cook chats with upcoming neo-folk singer Alela Diane at this year's SXSW. Diane talks about her guitar skills, upbringing and taste in music.