Mixed Media

February 2017

Steve Poltz - “Hey God, I’ll Trade You Donald Trump for Leonard Cohen” (premiere)

Americana singer-songwriter Steve Poltz has written the folk anthem that we need right now: "Hey God, I'll Trade You Donald Trump for Leonard Cohen". Indeed.


Replacire - “Horsestance” (audio) (premiere)

Boston's Replacire returns with a bright burst of technical metal in advance of new LP.


Thundercat - “Show You The Way” (feat. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins)

Thundercat can take anything and make it sexy. Damn.


Goldfrapp - “Anymore” (Singles Going Steady)

Goldfrapp eschew the more intimate narratives of Tales of Use and head back to the warmer embrace of their synth led, electroclash sound.


Opeth - “Era” (Singles Going Steady)

Opeth's "Era" is as precise and pristine as a classical cantata without the pretensions.


‘I Am Not Your Negro’, in Wide Release Today, Is Endlessly Relevant and Particularly Urgent

As this documentary presents James Baldwin's resistance, we might now take heart in it and also borrow from it.


Ayla Rose - “Give Me One Reason” (audio) (premiere)

The precocious Ayla Rose is joined by legacy musicians on a cover showcasing ageless talent.


Mary Chapin Carpenter & Peter Wolf - “Cry One More Time” (audio) (premiere)

Amazon is releasing two playlists for Valentine's Day with more than 70 new recordings from many indie and Americana favorites.


Angel Olsen - “Pops” (Singles Going Steady)

Winter echoes through chilly “Pops”, a song that seeps into the bones with lovelorn longing.


Elbow - “Magnificent (She Says)” (Singles Going Steady)

As always Guy Garvey manages to distill life's grand themes into more relatable, domestic ones with his lyrics streaked with humility.


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