folk

Laura Veirs Found Light review

Laura Veirs : Found Light

A stately and elegant record of songs that are charming and pretty if often ephemeral

Sufjan Stevens John Wayne Gacy Jr.

Sufjan Stevens’ “John Wayne Gacy Jr.” highlights the banality of evil

Unless you experienced it firsthand, Sufjan Stevens‘ “50 States” project probably sounds like a bizarre…

Cat Power Royal Albert Hall

Cat Power to recreate legendary Bob Dylan concert at Royal Albert Hall

Chan Marshall playing Dylan’s entire 1966 setlist, from ‘The Bootleg Series Vol. 4’

laura veirs found light review

Joan Shelley : The Spur

An album that seems old-fashioned but sharply in focus

the best Jorge Ben albums

A Beginner’s Guide to the shape-shifting samba of Jorge Ben

A set of essentials for first-timers to the Brazilian music legend’s catalog

Sessa Estrela Acesa

Sessa – Estrela Acesa

A tropicalia-inspired cinematic folk stunner with no easy answers, just a surplus of gorgeous sound

Marissa Nadler tour

Marissa Nadler announces tour dates, shares video for Townes Van Zandt cover

Marissa Nadler has announced new tour dates in support of her latest album The Path…

Cass McCombs

Cass McCombs announces new album, Heartmind

Hear “Unproud Warrior,” featuring Wynonna Judd and Charlie Burnham

best songs of 2022 Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen – Big Time

Olsen’s most personal album to date, as well as one of her prettiest, born of grief and self-discovery.

Angel Olsen stream

Stream the new Angel Olsen album, Big Time

Hear her latest, country-inspired full-length in its entirety

Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats announce new album, Bleed Out

Hear the first single, “Training Montage.”

Joe Rainey Niineta review

Joe Rainey : Niineta

A moving hybrid of traditional pow wow singing and experimental electronics

Norma Tanega I'm the Sky review

Norma Tanega : I’m the Sky—Studio and Demo Recordings, 1964-1971

A comprehensive collection of the late folk singer’s idiosyncratic, wonderful material

Diatom Deli Time Lapse Nature review

Diatom Deli : Time˜Lapse Nature

A mystical collection that transcends the solitary nature of folk

Lou Hazel Claude the Armadillo

Watch Lou Hazel’s charming animated video for “Claude the Armadillo”

See the great new video from singer songwriter Chris Frisina’s new project.

Neko Case

Neko Case announces career retrospective, Wild Creatures

New website launching on Friday with animations, essays and commentary.

Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile : (watch my moves)

Vile reflects on family on his warm, comforting eighth album.