British singer-songwriter Blanco White's debut full-length On The Other Side seeks to translate Spanish and Latin influences into a dreamy pop sound, for better and for worse.
Mare Berger's The Moon Is Always Full is a bold song cycle with classical underpinnings as well as an approachable, chamber pop sensibility.
By turning to her roots in central Texas for inspiration on World on the Ground, Sarah Jarosz has crafted some of her strongest songs yet.
Folk singer-songwriter, Jess Williamson wants listeners to know magic is not found in tarot cards or mass-produced smudge sticks. Rather, transformative power is deeply personal, thereby locating Sorceress as an indelible conveyor of strength and wisdom.
Folk-pop's Janelle Loes teams up with Norwegian singer-songwriter Kevin Steinway for a charming duet inspired by retro pop.
Rachael Sage's "Blue Sky Days" was written in light of her recovery from endometrial cancer, but the uplifting pop tune feels like everyone's anthem in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Norwegian singer Kari Rueslåtten swings between darkly atmospheric folk and overproduced pop on her new album Sørgekåpe.
Joy Oladokun uses various roots music influences on her serene and memorable new tune, "bad blood", a song that she describes as "an apology".
Dan Knishkowy returns with Adeline Hotel and Solid Love, a new album full of folk-leaning songs that are both gentle and arresting.
Collaborating with Nashville's Lindsey Ray, Distant Cousins' folksy "Here and Now" is a timely tribute to the present and getting through tough times together.
New Jersey singer-songwriter Brett Altman's "Alone on Saturday Night" is a triumphant acoustic pop tune that finds peace in solitude.
Australian pop/country artist Imogen Clark displays strength, determination to live beyond personal pain via the new single, "Found Me".
What's New, Tomboy? is special for how profoundly Damien Jurado acknowledges what might be learned from the emptiness in this life, as well as from being still and waiting to be filled.
Indie folk singer-songwriter Francesca Blanchard recalls a past love on "Happy For You", and eloquently translates the complexity of the emotions associated with them into song.
A random comment thread on Wesley Stace's Facebook page inspired a collaborative effort to bring together cover versions of his vast catalog with artists like Josh Ritter, Graham Parker, Gary Louris, Chris von Sneidern, and the Minus 5.
Singer-songwriter Seth Glier's "Til Further Notice" is a moving ode to John Prine and all who are facing adversity in light of COVID-19.
Canadian indie folkster Jennah Barry returns with her long-awaited sophomore album, Holiday, which takes on a looser, more relaxed approach.
"Show Me Heaven" was another country. Maria McKee has moved to England, immersed herself in the Classics and turned away from the 21st century.
Brussels-based composer Cabane's latest work aims to pep you up or seduce you, but often makes the sweet too sugary.
Indie-folk supergroup Bonny Light Horseman find ways to turn a collective vision into a singular sound with their reworkings of traditional songs.
On her first album in over a decade, Mandy Moore reclaims her voice and delivers an intimate portrait of adulthood with Silver Landings.
Americana/folk-pop supergroup Nobody's Girl, featuring former Voice contestant Rebecca Loebe and fellow singer-songwriters Grace Pettis and Betty Soo, share their uplifting new single, "Kansas".
Acclaimed singer-songwriter, string player, and activist KINLEY comes full-circle with her sophomore LP, reflecting on several outstanding moments in her life.
"Oh Society" is an infectious indie pop single from Portland, Oregon-based singer-songwriter Sarah Isabella DiMuzio (Whim), who releases Abuzz in the Abyss this spring.
The Sweeplings might make the most gorgeous music by a folk-pop duo since the unfortunate demise of the Civil Wars following their official split in 2014. The pair discuss their music and new video for "In Between".
Folk-pop artist Rose Cousins communicates the importance of generosity and kindness in her new single, "The Return (Love Comes Back)".
One of Britain's most underrated singer-songwriters is going from strength to strength in his 70s. As ever, Bill Fay focuses on the search for meaning and substance in everyday life.
Indie pop singer-songwriter Alec Shaw brings gospel flavoring to a new live rendition of "Fools Gold", a song about observing the grey areas in religion.
Folk-pop singer-songwriter Lily Kershaw, navigating through divided worlds on her new album, discusses her struggles with "my place in the universe" and the deep thinking behind the music video/song "Always & Forever".
Folk artist Liana Gabel offers a remarkably fresh sound and fresh take on matters of the heart with "Fool". And it comes with a comical twist.
Singer-songwriter Lee DeWyze offers a wistful, bittersweet look into the past through the stop-motion, paper-craft world of his new music video, "Castles".
While the rest of the world bickers and sulks, Luther Russell and Big Star's Jody Stephens as Those Pretty Wrongs make an album brimming with love and positivity.
San Francisco Americana collective Midnight North let loose a soulful new single, "Long View", ahead of their fall tour.