Folk

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The Guide to Getting Into Joni Mitchell, the Blueprint for Human Experience

Mitchell, in all her incarnations, remains a chief cartographer of American music and the female experience. Regardless of who you are, her map is made for you.
Katie Bain
11.8.18
Premieres

Julian Lynch's First Single in Five Years Is Peacefully Freaked Out

On January 18, the songwriter will release 'Rat's Spit,' his first album since 2013. Its lead single "Meridian" is billowing, beautiful, and bleak.
Colin Joyce
11.7.18
Premieres

If You Need Some Joy in Your Life, Try Insólito UniVerso's Vibrant New Song

The Paris-based Venezuelan band meld the traditional musics of their home country with colorful psychedelic new forms, their single "El vuelo del Gabán" shows just how wonderful the results can be.
Colin Joyce
10.26.18
Premieres

Daniel Romano, Rock Chameleon, Tries On Some New Colors

'Finally Free,' the implacable artist's eight album in as many years, has him trying to break away from genre and convention.
Matt Williams
10.18.18
Noisey Acoustics

Here's Anna St. Louis Playing the Stunning "Water" and "Understand" in LA

The Kansas City-raised singer-songwriter's Noisey Acoustics session will chill you all the way out.
Noisey Staff
10.17.18
Op-Ed

Tom Waits’ New Song of Anti-Fascist Resistance Needed More Teeth

Waits and Marc Ribot's cover of the Italian partisans' anthem "Bella Ciao" should've honored modern revolutionaries, not a milquetoast march.
Kim Kelly
9.15.18
Interviews

Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore Finally Combine for a Stunning, Uneasy Album

'Ghost Forests,' the long-mooted collaboration between folk singer-songwriter Baird and harpist Lattimore, is out on November 9. Listen to "Painter of Tygers," the first single from the record.
Alex Robert Ross
9.5.18
Interviews

Conner Youngblood Is a Beautiful Weirdo Who Likes Places More Than People

We sit down with the singer to discuss the roadmap to his emotional travelogue 'Cheyenne.'
Andrea Domanick
8.21.18
Open Submission Wednesdays

We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 22

We even hired a new intern this time around. Don't say we never did anything for you.
Annalise Domenighini
Dan Ozzi
Colin Joyce
7.19.18
Interviews

Alice Skye and Emily Wurramara Shift the Paradigm for Black Woman Musicians

We spoke to Alice and Emily about motherhood, black identity, and their joint tour.
Nayuka Gorrie
7.4.18
Premieres

Great Lake Swimmers Bring It Back to the Beginning on “Alone But Not Alone”

The Canadian band’s newest single from their forthcoming record, 'The Waves, The Wake,' is a breezy 60s inspired track that’s more than meets the eye.
Sarah MacDonald
6.22.18
New music

Listen to Sufjan Stevens and James Blake Reimagine Moses Sumney

Sufjan covering Moses Sumney on the new 'Make Out in My Car' EP will mess you right up.
Shaad D’Souza
5.25.18