folk

Felice Brothers from dreams to dust review

The Felice Brothers : From Dreams to Dust

The country-rock group seeks inspiration in new surroundings and mostly finds it.

Kacey Musgraves star-crossed review

Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed

Musgraves addresses her divorce in this stark, yet immaculately produced LP.

The Body Big Brave leaving none but small birds review

The Body & Big|Brave – Leaving None But Small Birds

The two heavy acts come together not to make noise but to draw on folk tradition with their own unique interpretations.

Grouper ode to the blue

Watch people make out in graveyards in the new Grouper “Ode to the Blue” video

Hear another new single from her upcoming album ‘Shade’

Sturgill Simpson The Ballad of Dood and Juanita review

Sturgill Simpson : The Ballad of Dood & Juanita

Simpson pens a 28-minute narrative concept record with characters named after his grandparents.

Kacey Musgraves star-crossed review

Stream the new Kacey Musgraves album, Star-Crossed

Hear the album she describes as “a modern-day tragedy in three parts.”

Grouper beginner's guide

A Beginner’s Guide to the ambient pop of Grouper

A primer on Liz Harris’ hazy, intoxicating discography.

Marissa Nadler

Marissa Nadler announces new album, The Path of the Clouds

Hear the first single, “Bessie, Did You Make It?”

The Body and Big|Brave

The Body and Big|Brave’s “Polly Gosford” is the most terrifying kind of folk

The second, chilling new track from the two band’s collaborative LP.

Grouper beginner's guide

Grouper announces new album, Shade

Hear new track “Unclean Mind.”

Azure Ray Remedy review

Azure Ray : Remedy

Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink’s first album in 10 years remains true to their whisper core aesthetic.

Lambchop Showtunes review

Lambchop : Showtunes

The prolific Nashville outfit continues apace with a meditative and atmospheric new set of songs.

Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen covers Laura Branigan, Billy Idol, OMD on new EP, Aisles

Hear her take on Laura Branigan’s “Gloria”

Sufjan Stevens beginner's mind

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo de Augustine announce new album, A Beginner’s Mind

Hear two new tracks, “Reach Out” and “Olympus”

Microphones tour dates

The Microphones announce first tour in 18 years

Phil Elverum and company head back on the road in the spring.

felice brothers from dreams to dust review

Steve Gunn announces new album, Other You

Hear “Other You/Reflection.”

gabbo ep review

Faye Webster – I Know I’m Funny haha

The Atlanta singer/songwriter delivers a warmly intimate set of songs that feel like summer.