Folk

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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
6.21.18
New music
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
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on the Late-Career Clarity of Willie Nelson and John Prine

The Dean of American Critics reviews Nelson's 'Last Man Standing' and Prine's 'The Tree of Forgiveness' as well as recent albums from Derek Smalls, Pops Staples, Elvin Bishop, and William Bell.
Robert Christgau
4.27.18
New music
New music

Moses Sumney's "Quarrel" Video Is a Tragic Love Story About a Horse

The folk-soul maverick's new 'Aromanticism' clip is beautiful and odd.
Phil Witmer
4.18.18
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Get Lost in Sangre De Muerdago’s Dark, Mysterious Spanish Folk

Stream the Galician ensemble’s beautiful new record, 'Noite.'
Mark Lore
4.13.18
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

Florence + the Machine Return, Quietly, with "Sky Full of Song"

The English group's first single and video since 2016 is something a bit more muted, but still rapturous in its own way.
Phil Witmer
4.12.18
Features
Features

Hurray for the Riff Raff Makes Feminist Murder Ballads for Today's America

Raised in a Puerto Rican family in the Bronx, Alynda Segarra is here to remind you that Americana is for all Americans. Catch her at Noisey's Emerge Impact + Music fest in April.
Noah Berlatsky
3.20.18
Noisey News
Noisey News

Phil Elverum Didn't Get Lil Peep at First, Either

In an interview with Stereogum, the Mount Eerie leader says that he was initially put off by the late emo-rapper sampling his music.
Phil Witmer
3.14.18
Features
Features

The Search for the Legendary Italian Musician Who Vanished into Thin Air

He was supposed to be the Bon Iver of Italy, but in 2013 he and his music disappeared without a trace. I tracked him down in Berlin five years later to find out why.
Enrico Pitzianti
3.12.18
Interviews
Interviews

Lucy Dacus Is Paranoid, In Pain, and Writing Great Indie Songs By Accident

We talk to the rising Virginia songstress about nihilism, queerness, and getting heavy on her knockout second album, 'Historian.'
Rebecca Haithcoat
3.2.18
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Premieres

Watch the New Video for "Gotta Live It" From Folk-Punk Legend Sunny War

War calls it "a very personal song about my struggle with alcoholism, my dysfunctional love life and the confusion I face daily participating in this rat race society."
Annalise Domenighini
2.28.18
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Lionlimb's 'Tape Recorder' Is a Good-Ass Minimalist Album for Introspection and Shit

The six-song sophomore project from Angel Olsen collaborators Stewart Bronaugh and Joshua Jaeger is a harrowing listen. Stream it now via Bayonet Records.
Chloe Campion
2.20.18