Bridget Kearney and Benjamin Lazar Davis Journey to Ghana for 'Still Flying' (album stream)

Lake Street Dive and Okkervil River members Bridget Kearney and Benjamin Lazar Davis travel to Ghana to create the exhilarating new album, Still Flying. The pair talk about their musical partnership and phenomenal new music.


Wilderun's 'Veil of Imagination' Is a Wonderfully Chameleonic Progressive Metal Adventure (album stream) (premiere)

Boston's Wilderun construct an epic combination of folk, classical, metal, and progressive rock on their third LP, Veil of Imagination. Hear it in full before it's release tomorrow.


Dysrhythmia Reach Technical Ecstasy With 'Terminal Threshold' (album stream)

Twenty years into their career, instrumentally-driven trio Dysrhythmia still find new ways to surprise and astound listeners. Virtuosity isn't the only thing that matters here but it sure gives us a lot of marvel at on Terminal Threshold.


Ethel Mae Bourque's 'Chansons de la campagne' Is an Important Musical Artifact of Louisiana (album stream) (premiere)

Lost Bayou Ramblers founder Louis Michot pays tribute to friend and mentor Ethel Mae Bourque with a touching collection of recordings that capture her inimitable spirit and the spirit of Louisiana.


Composer Mario Diaz de Leon Merges the Acoustic and Electronic on 'Cycle and Reveal' (album stream) (premiere)

Composer Mario Diaz de Leon uses traditional classical instruments in combination with experimental electronics on his latest album Cycle and Reveal featuring four recent works. Hear it in full now.


Dead Feathers Ride Into the Terrifying Storm Via 'All Is Lost' (album stream) (premiere)

Chicago heavy rock outfit, Dead Feathers take the long view on an album that asks us to look deep within and face our fears. Landing squarely between Black Sabbath and Fairport Convention, Dead Feathers come up winning.

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Marc Cohn and Blind Boys of Alabama Have "Work to Do" (album stream) (premiere)

Marc Cohn's appreciation of gospel has never been a secret, but his pairing with Blind Boys of Alabama offers a chance to more deeply examine that connection in his songs and songs from an older tradition.


Progressive Instrumentalists Valence Dominate with Creative Complexity on 'Cognitive Dissidents' (album stream)

Valence's new LP, Cognitive Dissidents, is a relentlessly intricate and unpredictable—yet remarkably unified and welcoming—bit of wordless storytelling that will captivate fans of progressive rock.


After Ten Years As a Troubadour, Boo Ray Lays It on the Line in 'Tennessee Alabama Fireworks' (album stream) (premiere)

Inspired by a deep-seated desire for humankind to regain genuine connections, the scorching songs of which Boo Ray's latest album is comprised are among his most ambitious yet.


Kid Koala Featuring Trixie Whitley - Music to Draw To: Io (album stream) (premiere)

Kid Koala continues his gorgeous ambient series 'Music to Draw To' with a stellar pairing with Trixie Whitley on Music to Draw To: Io.


Young Boy - 'Other Summers' (album stream) (Exclusive)

The result of long-lost half-brothers collaborating together, Young Boy's Other Summers is a delicate dream-pop album that beams with an uncommon sense of camaraderie.

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