alt country

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Amigo the Devil's Murder Folk Mixes Southern Gothic with Doom Vibes

Stream 'Everything Is Fine,' the spine-chilling new album from the hard-drinking backcountry dark folk project.
Kim Kelly
10.19.18
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Stream Rust Belt Punk-Turned-Troubadour Austin Lucas' Gritty New Album

The sepia-tinted LP, 'Immortal Americans,' is a meditation on the darkness and light of growing up in a blighted Rust Belt.
Kim Kelly
8.15.18
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Pearl Charles Is Fed Up with Dating the Same Type of Dude

The LA singer-songwriter's new single "All the Boys" is an ode to perpetual heartbreak that's somehow sunny at the same time.
Avery Stone
1.11.18
New music

Listen to a Lovely Green Day Cover Album for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Organized by members of Pinegrove and friends, 'Earth Day' benefits victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Phil Witmer
10.2.17
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Brooklyn Alt-Country Kids A Valley Son Shake Things Up With 'Sunset Park'

The four-piece southern gothic group is back at it again... "it" being making dope music
Annalise Domenighini
1.24.17
Interviews

Shovels and Rope Make the Mundane Sound Magical

The Americana duo (and new parents) make country music for White Stripes fans on 'Little Seeds.'
Annalise Domenighini
11.11.16
Interviews

The Real and Rowdy Lydia Loveless Is So Over “The Alt-Country Songstress Bonanza”

The Ohio songwriter talks about her sonic evolution on new album 'Real,' her relationship with death, and the documentary 'Who Is Lydia Loveless?'
Matt Williams
8.17.16
Features

A Look Back at Knife In the Water’s 1998 Debut Album 'Plays One Sound and Others'

To celebrate it's release on vinyl for the first time we caught up with guitarist and vocalist Aaron Blount to discuss the album and it's legacy.
Tim Scott
8.8.16
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Dance Through Every Door in Valley Queen's Video for "My Man"

Introducing this excellent new LA quartet who explore "sexuality, femininity, bliss, passion, masculinity, secrecy, addiction, chaos" and more in their debut video.
Kim Taylor Bennett
7.11.16
Interviews

California Country: How Cam Is Disrupting Nashville's Narrative

Meet the California dreamer with the Southern drawl who has written for Miley Cyrus, worked at Stanford's psychology lab, and doesn't totally hate bro country.
P. Claire Dodson
2.8.16
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PREMIERE: Let Promised Land Sound Take You Down Home with "Otherworldly Pleasures"

The Nashville alt-country outfit announce their sophomore album 'For Use and Delight' and hit the road with Natalie Prass.
Noisey Staff
8.17.15
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PREMIERE: Jess Matsen - "Not All Deers"

"All my youth is wasted / Through a baggy or a can." Dark.
Kim Taylor Bennett
2.26.15
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