Shearwater announce new album The Great Awakening

Hear the first single, “Xenarthran”

Terry Allen reissues smokin the dummy

Two Terry Allen albums to be reissued via Paradise of Bachelors

Two long out-of-print country/rock albums due for reissue in May.

Phoebe Bridgers 2022 tour

Phoebe Bridgers announces 2022 tour dates

More North America, UK and European dates lined up throughout the year.

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A History of Indie Folk in 45 Albums

There’s always been something special about the sound of a solitary singer with an acoustic…

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12 Artists on their favorite Jason Molina songs

Personal selections on key moments in Songs: Ohia, Magnolia Electric Co. and solo Jason Molina records.

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On Didn’t It Rain, Songs: Ohia crafted hymns of solitude

Jason Molina’s best and prettiest album turns 20.

Mountain Goats All Hail West Texas

The Mountain Goats’ All Hail West Texas is a breathless collection of great stories

John Darnielle’s early 2002 collection of songs turns 20 and remains a time capsule of brilliant storytelling

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Hurray For the Riff Raff – Life on Earth

Alynda Segarra tackles heavy topics but retains some hope on one of their strongest albums to date

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Marissa Nadler picks her 10 Best Songs

We spoke to the singer/songwriter about the greatest moments in her catalog.

Grouper tour

Grouper announces spring U.S. tour dates

Dates added in North America around UK/EU tour dates

Fleet Foxes world tour

Fleet Foxes announce world tour

Dates lined up in US, UK and Europe throughout 2022

Andy Shauf satan

Andy Shauf shares new double single, “Satan” b/w “Jacob Rose”

Shauf delivers a new double single, following last year’s ‘Wilds’

Patty Waters Black is the Color

Patty Waters’ “Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair” is an exorcism of a folk song

A vocal jazz take on a folk song, turned into a menacing descent into madness


Calexico announce new album, El Mirador

Hear the first single, “El Mirador”

Jake Xerxes Fussell Good and Green again review

Jake Xerxes Fussell : Good and Green Again

A folk album that balances melancholy with hope and tenderness.

40 watt sun perfect light review

40 Watt Sun : Perfect Light

The UK doom metal project transitions into a more stripped-down dark folk sound.

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The Microphones announce 10xLP box set

Every Microphones studio album on vinyl, plus a book and digital outtakes.