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The Best New Musical Artists of 2019

The best new musical artists of 2019 are all pushing boundaries as popular music becomes less genre focused. New artists are forging new identities, rather than occupying the convenient marketing categories of the past.

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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.

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Yola's Vocals and Songwriting Are Showcased on Her Strong Debut 'Walk Through Fire'

Yola's solo debut, Walk Through Fire, soars to showcase her dynamic and captivating vocals while delivering an evocative and playful mix of retro country and soul.

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"I'm Loved on All Sides": An Interview with Yola

British singer-songwriter Yola talks to PopMatters about emerging from a lifetime of straitened circumstances and emotional challenges to make 2019's most promising debut, Walk Through Fire.

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Yola's Staggering Voice Fuels Powerful Americana

Yola's New York City debut at Rockwood Music Hall showcased songs from her forthcoming album Walk Through Fire.


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