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Futurebirds: Forest Family

Futurebirds have been around since 2009, and their constant touring since then has helped them to refine their songwriting craft while winning them a reputation for raw and exhilarating performances. The eclect...

Tylan: One True Thing

Though One True Thing is her solo debut, Tylan is no newcomer, already being a seasoned member of folk pop group Girlyman. By virtue of experience, this solo album is well focused, polished by her velvety v...
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Gregg Kallor: Espresso Nirvana

Even when equipped with only a piano, Gregg Kallor has the ability to draw up vivid and highly evocative poetic images, and his new record, A Single Noon, exercises that ability to its full potential. The nine-...
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Linda Draper: Slipping In

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Linda Draper has been surrounded with musicians her entire life, and her own work constantly finds her looking back to these roots. On Edgewise, her seventh LP, Draper distances...

Ashleigh Flynn: A Million Stars

A childish drawing of a smiling cowgirl graces the cover of A Million Stars, lasso in hand. In its endearing simplicity, it is a perfect reflection of Ashleigh Flynn’s capacity for borderline-cartoonish ecc...

Mal Blum: Tempest In A Teacup

Acoustic guitar and glockenspiel, the definitive duo in affected cutesiness, are rarely a good sign. Though adored by some, this lo-fi folk aesthetic that Tempest In A Teacup enters with is, more often than...
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James McCartney: Close At Hand

British singer-songwriter James McCartney jumped onto the map in 2012 with the release of two boisterous EPs. This year, he looks forward to branching out further with the release of his full-length debut, Me, ...
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Ola Podrida: Not Ready To Stop

As a seasoned soundtrack writer, David Wingo brings a cinematic sensibility to indie folk under the moniker of Ola Podrida. Ghosts Go Blind, his third LP, was released this April. In contrast with the bedroom r...