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Andrew Bryant - "Robert Downey Jr.'s Scars" (video) (premiere)

No one wrings profound moments of clarity from ephemeral thoughts quite like Mississippi songwriter Andrew Bryant.

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Wooden Wand: Clipper Ship

A sea change for James Toth with its altered origin and minimalist compositions, Clipper Ship is an opus of restraint.

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Will Johnson: Hatteras Night, A Good Luck Charm

Complex and incongruent, the songs of Hatteras Night, A Good Luck Charm linger like a West Texas wind, proving us all saints.

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1955 - "Morning Song"

1955's "Morning Song" is aspirational and arena ready.

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Slow Down Molasses: 100% Sunshine

Slow Down Molasses hits all the right post-punk touchpoints for the sake of sound rather than song.

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Becky Warren - "Dive Bar Sweetheart" (premiere)

Becky Warren nails the immediacy of Saturday night revelry with "Dive Bar Sweetheart".

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Stewart Eastham - "Leavin' By Sundown" (premiere)

Seeking to create an album of songs with a “head bobbin’ vibe”, the slow country churn of Stewart Eastham's latest single, "Leavin' By Sundown", fits that bill.

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M. Lockwood Porter - "Burn Away" (premiere)

"Burn Away" from M. Lockwood Porter is the sound of one cautiously settling into life's uncertainties.

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John Calvin Abney - "Goodbye Temporarily" (premiere)

Abney can put the lingering doubt of the instantly memorable "Goodbye Temporarily" to rest once Far Cries and Close Calls is released on September 23.

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Chris Stalcup and the Grange - "Get You Off My Mind" (premiere)

In a just world, Stalcup's name should be included amongst the new breed of artists including Isbell, Simpson and Stapleton who are marrying tradition and truth.

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The Minus 5: Of Monkees and Men

Of Monkees and Men is a tangential journey through the Technicolor mind of Scott McCaughey

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Adam Payne - "Nightmare" (video) (premiere)

Adam Payne's bipolar poetry of urban malaise is set to a Rolling Stones groove on new single "Nightmare".

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Austin Lucas: Between the Moon and the Midwest

Between the Moon and the Midwest is a collection of tales told by those with broken hearts and proud souls.

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Car Seat Headrest: Teens of Denial

Teens of Denial is a gateway drug for today's Millennials to discover those who have come before.

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Twin Peaks: Down in Heaven

Down in Heaven is an energetic and indebted collection of highbrow garage rock suitable for mass consumption.

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Bear Medicine - "Infestation" (video) (premiere)

Unfolding like a time-lapse night terror, "Infestation" from Lexington, Kentucky quartet Bear Medicine is the soundtrack to anxious pre-dawn hours.

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Julianna Barwick: Will

A faintly sketched canvas, listeners can color their own emotions to Will.

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Levi Parham - "These American Blues" (audio) (premiere)

Levi Parham's freewheeling "These American Blues" and its false promises could stand as a rootsy election year anthem.

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Jeremy Squires - "Carry You" (video) (premiere)

Imbued with ghosts and memories, Shadows delves deeper into Jeremy Squires' brand of mountain folk.

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Sturgill Simpson: A Sailor's Guide to Earth

Sturgill Simpson's latest musical offspring is a love letter we can all cherish.

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Hayes Carll: Lovers and Leavers

Hayes Carll returns a bit wiser and in a pensive mood on Lovers and Leavers.

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Daniel Markham - "Disintegrator" (video) (premiere)

"I had a dream I wrote a song called 'Disintegrator' so I woke up and wrote a song called 'Disintegrator'" - Daniel Markham

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