Premiere: “Every Day And Night Now” by Kris Gruen

“When my elder daughter was three, I started introducing her to pop rock music with Peter Bjorn And John’s ‘Young Folks,’ Band Of Horses’ ‘Is There A Ghost’ and The Strokes’ ‘Last Nite,’” recalls singer-songwriter Kris Gruen. “We’d watch the… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Our Turn” by Big Little Lions

On Alive and Well, their third full-length album set for release on February 23rd (Far Flung via The Orchard), Helen Austin and Paul Otten, who make music together as Big Little Lions, take a dark, yet hopeful turn. The folky… Continue Reading

Interview: Rose Cousins

“If my guts had a landscape, it would be Prince Edward Island,” Rose Cousins says with a laugh of her seaside Canadian upbringing. “The further I get away from how I grew up, like thinking it wasn’t that interesting, I… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Thirteen” by Single Girl, Married Girl

New York City-based folk pop outfit Single Girl, Married Girl offers a glimpse of their in-studio magic with a new video for “Thirteen,” a reimagining of 70s power pop band Big Star’s classic hit from their 1972 debut album, #1… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Hannah” by Handsome Hound

“Too often, our society still dictates what you can or should do, often based on our gender. To me, ‘Hannah’ is about rebellion. It’s about pushing back against external norms and influences, and finding yourself in the process,” explains Clarie… Continue Reading

Album Review: Diamond Days EP – Castro

With Diamond Dreams, the debut EP from folkicana trio Castro, out September 2nd via Fervent Records, siblings Jason, Michael, and Jackie Castro take the concept of “blood harmony” to an atmospheric, otherworldly level. Their goosebump-inducing blend, a seamless, velvety tapestry of… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Over It” by McKenzie Lockhart

Raised in the storied Shoals of northern Alabama and in pursuit of her musical dreams in Nashville, folk-pop songstress McKenzie Lockhart began to experience a longing for home-grown community and a greater space to explore her own creativity—her story then… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Graveclothes” by Birdtalker

“It’s about coming to the realization that you’re responsible for your own happiness. It’s a song about getting out of your head, and getting out of your own way,” says Dani Green of Birdtalker, up-and-coming purveyors of anthemic folk pop, of brand… Continue Reading