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Premiere: Goldwoman – “Midwest Ghost”

Goldwoman’s 2018 debut EP was well-received, dubbed “stunningly melancholic”. Known for her introspection, honesty and specificity, the artist behind the Goldwoman moniker, Rae Goldman, intends to have the same critical momentum carry over into her newest single “Midwest Ghost”. At [...]

February 26, 2021 News
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Listen: Thank You Thank You – “Out of Nowhere”

Photo Credit: Emily Burtner Familiar names have collaborated on a recent EP by the name of Next to Nothing. The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die and Stranger Ranger’s Tyler Bussey has released [...]

February 15, 2021 News
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Listen: Black Nash – “Alligator”

If lack of distinction is your gripe with music that falls under the “bedroom-pop” umbrella, then you should not rule out emerging artist Black Nash. Jody Smith, Army veteran and the individual behind the Black Nash moniker, seems to have [...]

February 8, 2021 News
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Listen: Valley Maker – “No One Is Missing”

Photo Credit: Bree Burchfield I don’t like to use the term “Folk Rock”, probably for the same reason I don’t like to just describe music as “Rock”. There are so many subgenres in music today that using a generic term [...]

February 1, 2021 News
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Listen: Katy Kirby – “Juniper”

Photo credit: Jackie Lee Young Katy Kirby’s new single Juniper reminds me whatever criteria that defines a track as “folk” will perpetually elude me. That’s not to say her newest single does not fall under the folk umbrella, it does, [...]

January 25, 2021 News
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Listen: Calyx – “Leslie Plain and Strong”

Sometimes it’s nice to be wrong. When I put on Calyx’s new single Leslie Plain and Strong, from their upcoming album Stay Gone, I thought “Awesome, I love folk punk”. Ten seconds later, I was pleasantly startled. To be fair, [...]

January 18, 2021 News
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Listen: Palberta – “The Way That You Do”

Photo Credit: Chloe Carrasco Sometimes it can be hard to tell if a song is very complicated or very simple. This is usually the mark of detailed and refined songwriting. If I had to bet, I’d say Palberta’s latest single, [...]

January 11, 2021 News
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Watch: Thirsty Curses – “Bruises On Your Shoulders”

Music serves many purposes, and the most primary is as a vessel for storytelling. This is not to say that the frills offered by tasteful and skillful instrumentation are not important, because they are. We are reminded of both of [...]

September 23, 2020 News
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Listen: Gamblers – “Do I?”

There’s an endless number of reasons that make a song “catchy”. One of those is guitar riffs that you can feel all the way down to your toes. That’s not just an example, Gamblers’ new single “Do I?” has guitar [...]

August 31, 2020 News
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Watch: Baseball Game – “Woman”

Photo Credit: Jake Driscoll Sometimes music videos are little vignettes that accompany a song, and oftentimes they are just a rendering of a band’s performance. The LA/Nashville partnership Baseball Game toes the dividing line between those two genres with their [...]

August 26, 2020 News