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The 20 Best Folk Albums of 2019

The 20 Best Folk Albums of 2019

Folk in 2019 is an image of inclusivity and unity in the face of international political upheaval. It's most captivating in its moments of sheer, heart-bearing authenticity and ensnares with new musical bearings introduced by some of its foremost innovators and newcomers to the scene.

The 50 Best Albums of 2019 So Far

The 50 Best Albums of 2019 So Far

As we head into a brief summer publication break to enjoy the summer sun for a few days, it's the perfect time to take stock of the year in music so far. PopMatters returns to our normal publishing schedule on Monday, 8 July.

Jessica Pratt’s ‘Quiet Signs’ Is a Staggering Work of Hushed Beauty

Jessica Pratt’s ‘Quiet Signs’ Is a Staggering Work of Hushed Beauty

Emptiness, according to Jessica Pratt, is an opportunity to find meaning. As a result, Quiet Signs builds strength as it galvanizes simplicity.