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Premiere | Bob Hillman – I Often Dream of Candlelight (Maria)

Bob Hillman purposefully approached the musical development of his latest tune with a bit of an offbeat step. Of ‘I Often Dream of Candlelight (Maria)’, the singer-songwriter recants, “The song’s unusual for me because the verse melody doesn’t move much, and also…

Video premiere | She Owl – Glass (Live)

Three years after its initial release, She Owl’s Drifters EP continues to bewitch. And during these strange times one song in particular has taken on a new meaning – ‘Glass’ was written about isolation and the craving for human touch.…

Premiere | Mark Willenborg – Honky-Tonk Hallelujah

Mark Willenborg is unvarnished country, through and through. Cut from the same cloth as greats like George Strait and Waylon Jennings, fans of classic country will feel right at home with the impending release of Cold Beer and Country Music…

Premiere | Bobbylene – Rolling Thunder

Bobbylene is the folk-pop lovechild of Bobby Katz and Marlene McCarthy. Two NYC-based musicians, they met while studying at NYU in respective jazz and classical programs. Now, they’re making slickly produced, heartfelt Americana as if they’ve been doing it for…

Premiere | Thomm Jutz – Adios Boys

Between the good and the bad, the past and the present, and conservation and alteration, Thomm Jutz lives in a dual-world of juxtaposition. Hence, his folk LP series, To Live in Two Worlds, fittingly split into two volumes. Volume Two…

Premiere | Dan Sumner – Let the Light In

Borne of the same artistic ingenuity that has The National or Bear’s Den constantly evolving, Dan Sumner finds himself in a folk-rock foundation that’s twisted and turned time and again. Crafting and navigating through captivating, textured arrangements seems to come…

Premiere | Jon Danforth – All Our Promises

Jon Danforth first barreled onto the indie folk radar with his 2017 EP, This Could Change. Since the forward-driving Americana of that first release, the Dallas singer-songwriter’s sound has evolved into an eclectic, ethereal, and rock-tinged take on largely folk-informed…

Premiere | Shannon LaBrie – Raining Hallelujah

Although it was written in 2019, Shannon LaBrie’s ‘Raining Hallelujah’ is filled with the sort of evergreen resilience that is very much needed in 2020. In times as uncertain as these, the Americana artist’s hearty vocals resonate with a driving…

Premiere | Izzy Heltai – The Stranger You’ve Become

Through his debut album, Father (out 9 Oct), Izzy Heltai observes human relationships from dawn to dusk. There’s a special focus on what’s in-between the beginning and end, where the sinew of these complex bonds are woven. It’s a lot…

Video Premiere | Reforester – Drive by Feel

Steven Hefter, Austin Stahl, and Chris Laun are Reforester. The latest brainchild of three artists who share their fair share of accolades apart from their newest band, Reforester features three singer-songwriters and three-part harmonies. It’s subtle indie rock with folk…