The Texas-based band Ola Podrida, led by film composer David Wingo, turns up the volume for its upcoming record. Hear the band's new song "Speed Of Light."
Slide guitarist and songwriter Luke Winslow-King fell in love with New Orleans more than a decade ago: It's the place where he created his joyful cross-pollinated sound. Hear his upcoming album in full.
During this year's South By Southwest Festival, folks were all a-swoon over singer and songwriter Laura Stevenson. And with good reason. The Long Island native crafts emotive folk-pop songs with just the right amount of jangle -- and a finely honed sense of storytelling. Listen to 'The Move' from Wheel, due out on April 23rd.
The new album from Nashville actor-turned-songwriter draws inspiration from Shakespeare. Hear it in full.
You Have Already Gone To The Other World furthers the ecstatic, cross-pollinated sound that the duo, which is steeped in Eastern European folk traditions, has mastered over the course of a decade.
Touré plays basketball with The Purple One. Read an excerpt from his new book 'I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became An Icon.'
Songs for the world wide ear, from the chart topping band.
Harper Simon, son of Paul, releases a psych-pop sophomore album with Division Street.
The singer, pianist, producer and DJ makes fierce, personal dance-pop. Hear the full album.
The mysterious English songwriter Nick Drake wasn't particularly well-known in his lifetime. But since his death in 1974, at age 26, he’s developed quite a cult following -- and influenced so many other musicians. Now, we’re hearing from someone who was a great influence on him -- his mom. A new album collects the songs of Molly Drake, who was an artist in her own right.
The founder of '90s garage-pop band the Friggs releases a solo album and talks about bad-for-you crushes. Stream You Are What You Absorb in full.
Over the course of six full-length albums, the long-running psych-folk foursome from Chapel Hill, N.C. has eschewed trends, and instead refined the craft they know: Their chamber pop has spark and crackle, the kind of warmth that is full of familiarity without formula. Hear the band's latest album Bronze Age in its entirety.
Watch the Scandinavian band bring its beautiful, haunting folk to life.
Saucy spaghetti & meatballs. That’s how Aly Spaltro, a.k.a. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, describes her music. “It’s pretty saucy,“ she says. “A little messy and sloppy -- in a good way. And, it has some balls.” Preview her upcoming album here.
Cheater's Game, the new album from the country couple Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison, is full of playful strum and twang. Hear the record in its entirety.
Playful art-pop you can sink into: that’s the sound of Brooklyn’s Companion. Stream the band's debut full length through its release on Feb. 5th.
If the kings of slacker rock are Pavement, Brooklyn's own Darlings are among their heirs. Hear a song from their upcoming album, Perfect Trip.
Watch the first video from Pistolera frontwoman Sandra Lilia Velasquez's introspective new EP.
In seven or so albums as Mice Parade, Adam Pierce has traversed shoegaze, twee-strumentals, low-fi electronica and post-rock, and more recently incorporated Brazilian Tropicalia and West African influences. On Candela, Pierce continues to add some more pages to his musical passport while drawing further on his indie-pop past, with surprising, appealing results. Hear the album in its entirety until its release on Jan. 29.
From its opening notes, Trixie Whitley’s debut record Fourth Corner is a triumph thanks to the singer's powerful, emotional delivery that goes right for the gut. The record is a confident statement of an artist on the verge. Hear the album in its entirety until its release on Jan. 29.