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Announcing the release of her fourth full-length album, Heather Maloney presents the video of the first single from Soil in the Sky, and offers a sneak peek inside the latest project while looking at life clearly though a storytelling lens.
Sharon Van Etten has more than "musician" listed on her résumé after releasing her fifth full-length studio album in January. Raising her young son, touring, and acting have her plate piled high, but who knows what this mother of reinvention will do next.
Forty-four years after its original release, Eric Carmen's soft-rock sensation returns with Shannon LaBrie's up-close-and-personal take, a sparse, intimate reflection delivered with love just in time for Valentine's Day.
'Tis the season to prepare for Christmas, and Whitehorse will lift your holiday spirits by presenting the stream of their nine-song album that includes seven originals they wrote to express a wide range of emotions.
The alchemy developed between artists paired to create tunes for other people could be hit-and-mysterious, but this duo of Nashville-based musicians (Hush Kids) finally saw the writing on the wall to deliver a welcoming, relaxing respite.
In a town filled with singer-songwriters, Nashville neophyte Becky Warren follows up her consciousness-raising debut album about a couple torn apart by war with more true and incisive stories that hit between rock and a hard place.