Folk

9.25.19

Fiona Apple’s First Interview in Seven Years Is Required Reading

The reclusive singer cold-emailed Vulture from a Hotmail email address and gave a sweeping interview covering everything from new music to Billie Eilish.

1.30.19

Tim Heidecker’s New Trump Parody Songs Remind Us Things Are Still Very Bad

Are we laughing or are we deeply concerned about the future?

11.8.18

The Guide to Getting Into Joni Mitchell, the Blueprint for Human Experience

Mitchell, in all her incarnations, remains a chief cartographer of American music and the female experience. Regardless of who you are, her map is made for you.

10.19.18

Daniel Romano, Rock Chameleon, Tries On Some New Colors

'Finally Free,' the implacable artist's eight album in as many years, has him trying to break away from genre and convention.

9.14.18

Tom Waits’ New Song of Anti-Fascist Resistance Needed More Teeth

Waits and Marc Ribot's cover of the Italian partisans' anthem "Bella Ciao" should've honored modern revolutionaries, not a milquetoast march.

7.20.18

We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 22

We even hired a new intern this time around. Don't say we never did anything for you.

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6.21.18

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.

5.25.18

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.

4.18.18

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.

4.12.18

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.

3.21.18

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.

3.14.18

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.

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