“Swells” – New Music and Video from Wylder

Washington, DC-based indie folk outfit, Wylder, specializes in instrumentals driven by acoustic guitar, piano, and mandolin, and instills clever violin lines and lush harmonies that resonate behind clear and memorable melodies. The band's debut album, Rain and Laura, is due for release on April 8th, and "Swells" is a taste of what's to come.  The track itself... Continue Reading →

“I Got Love”- New Video from Reed Turner

Austin native and indie-folk trailblazer Reed Turner isn’t one to be tied down, in his life or his music. Turner has shifted gears for his latest EP Native Tongue, bringing to life a darker, more aggressive brand of reverb-laden Americana. In a year marked by health issues and subsequent solitude, Turner transformed his backyard shed into a makeshift workplace,... Continue Reading →

Interview: Jon & Roy

Canadian veteran indie folk outfit Jon & Roy released their latest album, Riverside, last October, which featured a slight change in the band’s sound from previous albums. “I acquired this beautiful old jazz/hollow body/electric Gibson from the 40s,” says band co-founder Jon Middleton. “I wrote most of the songs on that guitar, and the album is... Continue Reading →

“Something Tells Me” – New Music from Bailen

New York-based folktastic force BAILEN, who performed on the debut LP of MCP's "Best of 2015" alumnus John Fatum, recently released a lovely new tune called "Something Tells Me"-- a must-listen! Comprised of twins Daniel and David and their younger sister Julia, this group has blood harmony by the bushel, and their three-part harmonies, which have been compared to The... Continue Reading →

Interview: Darlingside

Formidable folk quartet Darlingside will be performing at The High Watt in Nashville this Thursday, December 10th.  The band released their latest album, the critically acclaimed Birds Say, in September; I had the chance to catch up with band vocalist and banjo maestro Don Mitchell right after Thanksgiving, and we began our chat by discussing our favorite Turkey... Continue Reading →

Interview: Wild Child

Austin-based indie folk ensemble Wild Child will be making a stop in the Music City this Thursday to perform at Cannery Ballroom with friend and fellow Austin artist Shakey Graves.  "When we're not on tour, we're inseparable.  Back home, he's like my brother," says golden-voiced frontwoman Kelsey Wilson.  "It's really special to be able to continue to go... Continue Reading →

Interview: Yellow Red Sparks

Indie folk band Yellow Red Sparks of East Irvine, California originally began as a solo effort by singer/songwriter Josh Hanson; with a mother who sang in a band and brother who tours the world playing music, music is in his DNA.  Literally. In 2012, Hanson entered the Nashville-based International Songwriting Competition on a whim, and won first place, a $25,000... Continue Reading →

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