Folk

4.16.19

Nico Segal and Nate Fox's New Project Intellexual Is Charming and Complex

The Social Experiment members took some time away from Chance to enlist their friends to make a lush new album inspired by ‘70s singer-songwriters.

2.8.19

The Walmart Mysticism of Cass McCombs

With an apocalyptic hum, the songwriter tells stories of solipsists and idealists on his new record 'Tip of the Sphere.'

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?

1.11.19

William Tyler Sees Hope in the Dark Heart of America

The guitarist, now based in Los Angeles, confronts global upheaval with 'Goes West,' a new record of "rural new age" as well as some deep thoughts about what's going on in divided times.

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.

11.8.18

Julian Lynch's First Single in Five Years Is Peacefully Freaked Out

On January 18, the songwriter will release 'Rat's Spit,' his first album since 2013. Its lead single "Meridian" is billowing, beautiful, and bleak.

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10.29.18

If You Need Some Joy in Your Life, Try Insólito UniVerso's Vibrant New Song

The Paris-based Venezuelan band meld the traditional musics of their home country with colorful psychedelic new forms, their single "El vuelo del Gabán" shows just how wonderful the results can be.

10.19.18

Daniel Romano, Rock Chameleon, Tries On Some New Colours

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

10.17.18

Here's Anna St. Louis Playing the Stunning "Water" and "Understand" in LA

The Kansas City-raised singer-songwriter's Noisey Acoustics session will chill you all the way out.

9.17.18

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 honoured modern revolutionaries, not a milquetoast march.

9.5.18

Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore Finally Combine for a Stunning, Uneasy Album

'Ghost Forests,' the long-mooted collaboration between folk singer-songwriter Baird and harpist Lattimore, is out on 9 November. Listen to "Painter of Tygers," the first single from the record.

8.21.18

Conner Youngblood Is a Beautiful Weirdo Who Likes Places More Than People

We sit down with the singer to discuss the roadmap to his emotional travelogue 'Cheyenne.'

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