If the Dillinger Escape Plan played brainy art rock, they'd sound something like the Brooklyn-based group JOBS.
With a little Skynyrd in the guitar and a lot of heart in its anthemic chorus, "You Leave Me Blind" finds MIssissippi's the Shoe Birds delivering an earnest slice of country rock.
On their latest single, "Savior", Sneakout crank the amp gain up to 11 and sing a song that makes them "want to do bad things".
Bluegrass instrumentation meets sharp pop aesthetics on the new album by Colorado's the Railsplitters, as you can hear on the tune "You".
The talented banjo picker and singer Ruth Moody (Wailin' Jennys), who will be joining Mark Knopfler for his upcoming tour, urges for peace on "Far and Wide".
"Prince meets Crazy Horse" on the latest tune by C. Gibbs (Lucinda Black Bear), "Unchaperoned".
Montréal's own Socalled invents "a high school nightmare/dream with a Romanian flute loop hall pass" for the playful video to "Boyfriend Material".
The old-timey charm of Eleni Mandell's "Baby, Don't Call" is simple and irresistible.
Shaking Through, a video series run by the Weathervane nonprofit, offers listeners a glimpse into the final stretch of Pattern Is Movement, with the making of the song "Save Me".
"A Weaker One" comes off of Quiet Industry, the first album in six years from the Toronto-based outfit the Henrys.