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Kurt Vile new EP speed sound lonely kv

Kurt Vile announces new EP, shares John Prine collaboration

Hear “How Lucky,” featuring the late John Prine.

Fleet Foxes Shore stream

Hear the new Fleet Foxes album, Shore

Hear the full album now, physical editions out in February.

Fleet Foxes surprise album

Fleet Foxes to release new album Shore this week

Fleet Foxes have announced they’re releasing a new album this week. On September 22 (the…

Bruce Springsteen Johnny 99

How Bruce Springsteen’s “Johnny 99” ended up an unlikely political statement

“Born in the U.S.A.” wasn’t a message of conservative optimism, and neither was this.

Pearl Charles new album Magic Mirror

Pearl Charles announces new album, Magic Mirror

Singer/songwriter Pearl Charles has announced a new album. On January 25, she’ll release her sophomore…

Lambchop new album Trip

Lambchop announce new covers album, TRIP

Lambchop returns this fall with a new album of cover songs titled TRIP, due out…

Jeff Tweedy new album Love is King

Jeff Tweedy announces new album, Love is the King

Wilco‘s Jeff Tweedy has announced a new solo album. On October 23, he’ll release Love…

Joni Mitchell Early Years box set

Joni Mitchell announces archival series, box set of early material

The first release is a five-disc box set of material from before 1968.

The Cradle : Laughing In My Sleep

Paco Cathcart’s latest encapsulates compelling narratives into concise melodies.

Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker announces two new albums

The Big Thief vocalist will deliver two new albums on October 23.

Bill Callahan Gold Record review Album of the Week

Bill Callahan – Gold Record

A familiar yet still rich set of songs from a voice we can trust.

The Front Bottoms pick their 10 best songs

The New Jersey folk-punk duo discusses 10 highlights from throughout their career.

Angel Olsen Whole New Mess review

Angel Olsen : Whole New Mess

A stripped down counterpart to last year’s ‘All Mirrors’ that reveals how rock solid each song is at its barest.

R.I.P. Justin Townes Earle

The singer/songwriter and son of Steve Earle has died at 38.

Steve Von Till : No Wilderness Deep Enough

The Neurosis guitarist and vocalist lends his voice to a new set of meditative, ambient compositions.

Bright Eyes : Down In the Weeds, Where the World Once Was

Conor Oberst and company’s long-awaited return is a beacon of hope in a time of strife.

Jim Sullivan’s “U.F.O.” and the story of his strange disappearance

How the California singer/songwriter’s 1969 song possibly foretold of his disappearance six years later.

Microphones in 2020 review

The Microphones : Microphones in 2020

Phil Elverum revives the name of his old “band” for a massive new album-length composition.

Album of the Week: Jason Molina – Eight Gates

The late Songs:Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. songwriter’s set of previously unreleased recordings harbor some of his most shadowy dirges.

Phil Elverum debuts new Microphones album via short film

Hear the full album, accompanied by a short film.