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Friday, December 19 2014

Kristin Andreassen - “The New Ground” (audio) (Premiere)

Folk musician Kristin Andreassen's new album, Gondolier, out in February, features contributions from Aoife O'Donovan and members of Punch Brothers. Stream the delicate "The New Ground" here first.


Wednesday, December 17 2014

James Apollo - “Ho Ho, Ho Hum” (video) (Premiere)

Grab a scotch, light up a cigar, and cozy yourself in the corner booth: James Apollo's "Ho Ho, Ho Hum" is the kind of holiday tune best suited for a '50s noir bar.


Pinecones - “Sleep is Forget” (video)

With their debut LP Sings for You soon to get its vinyl release, Pinecones have prepared a droll video for the album cut "Sleep is Forget".


Kiesza - “Hideaway” Video + Pandora Discovery Den Photos

Pandora's Second Holiday Discovery Den lineup originally included Charli XCX but when she dropped out Kiesza stepped up to entertain.


Tuesday, December 16 2014

Jake Xerxes Fussell - “Raggy Levy” (audio) (Premiere)

An ace student and connoisseur of American roots music and the blues, Jake Xerxes Fussell shows off his impressive chops on "Raggy Levy", the first track you can hear off his forthcoming self-titled LP.


Milán - “DK6 (Stafford remix)” (audio) (Premiere)

Having just released her self-titled EP, Milán (Maria Neckam) has already got people remixing her tunes, including "DK6", here taken on by Stafford in a bouncy reinterpretation.


Alice Munro’s ‘Family Furnishings’ Is Deep and Surprising

Munro vividly portrays people whose lives are a series of crossroads.


Monday, December 15 2014

Kath Bloom - “Criminal Side” (audio) (Premiere)

Legendary folk singer/songwriter Kath Bloom's latest tune, "Criminal Side", aims its sights at corporate greed, with emotive seventh chords emphasizing the song's impassioned pleas.


Thursday, December 11 2014

Cafeine - “Love Disease (Christmas in New York)” (audio) (download) (Premiere)

Those who find themselves alone on this upcoming Christmas holiday need not be. Montreal punk musician Cafeine has a new song, "Love Disease (Christmas in New York)", that captures the angst that comes from being in that place.


Lewis & Clarke - “The Ride” (video) (Premiere)

This clip for "The Ride", from Lewis & Clarke's excellent Triumvirate, feels almost cinematic in scope, but the story it tells is personal, intimate, and beautiful.


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