Interview: Tift Merritt

When you get older, life gets really real, really fast, and Tift Merritt is singing about it; the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter will release her new album, Stitch Of The World, on January 27th via Yep Roc Records, one created in the midst of major life changes and upheaval. “My marriage was coming apart, and I fell... Continue Reading →

“Love Soldiers On” – New Music from Tift Merritt

Grammy Award-nominated artist Tift Merritt will release her new album, Stitch of the World, on January 27th via Yep Roc Records. Merritt has released five full-length albums and two live records, including a reissue of her debut album, Bramble Rose, earlier this year. She has performed with the New York Philharmonic and toured with artists as varied as Iron & Wine, Jason Isbell, Elvis... Continue Reading →

Album Review: Mandolin Orange – Blindfaller

North Carolina duo Mandolin Orange, who combine simplistic melodies with complex lyricism, are set to release their fourth studio album, Blindfaller, on September 30th via Yep Roc Records. Building a musical foundation based upon the long-established sounds of roots music, members Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz are keeping the musical traditions of the Appalachian mountain range... Continue Reading →

“Detour Sign–Live from Cambridge” New Music from Aoife O’Donovan

Critically lauded folk songstress Aoife O’Donovan will release Man In A Neon Coat: Live From Cambridge on September 9th via Yep Roc Records. Recorded live at The Sinclair in Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 13, 2016, the album features live trio performances of tracks from her highly-acclaimed albums, In The Magic Hour and Fossils, as well as covers of Joni Mitchell and Emmylou... Continue Reading →

“Aeroplane” – New Music from Chris Collingwood

Chris Collingwood, the lead singer of Fountains of Wayne, will release his debut album, Look Park , on July 22nd via crush-worthy label Yep Roc Records; the loose-limbed groovy lead single "Aeroplane," premiered via Stereogum. Look Park is Chris Collingwood's first album outside of Fountains of Wayne; shot through with earnest emotion and restless energy, it is unlike anything in... Continue Reading →

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