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  • WATCH: Reed Turchi, 'Skinny Woman'

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    Artist: Reed TurchiHometown: Memphis, TNSong: "Skinny Woman"Album: TallahatchieRelease Date: May 19, 2017Label: Devil Down RecordIn Their Words: "I named my first band after this song and, boy, it turns out just about every woman out there took offense. This was while I was...

  • 3x3: Jake La Botz on Bertolt Brecht, Blind Boy Fuller, and a Hopeful Amount of Laundry


    Artist: Jake La BotzHometown: Nashville, but originally from ChicagoLatest Album: SunnysidePersonal Nicknames: Jake (real name Jakob) Almost home! #nashvillehereicome #musichwyA post shared by Jake La Botz (@jakelabotz) on Oct 17, 2016 at 3:07pm PDTWhat song do you...

  • STREAM: Wild Skies, 'From Far Below'

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    Artist: Wild SkiesHometown: Chicago, ILAlbum: From Far BelowRelease Date: April 14, 2017In Their Words: "We really concentrated on using our voices and harmonizing to create a sound that was bigger than our four individual parts. We wanted to capture that synergy to tape,...

  • Sitch Sessions: Laura Marling, 'Wild Fire'


    On a recent visit to New York City, Laura Marling and her band popped into the Cutting Room for a Sitch Session version of "Wild Fire," a tune off her new Semper Femina LP. It's the perfect song for the city setting as Marling's performance partly...

  • 3x3: Ned Roberts on Big Bird, Berlin, and Bob Dylan


    Artist: Ned RobertsHometown: London, UKLatest Album: Outside My MindPersonal Nicknames: Nedley, Neddy, if you're not into the whole brevity thing. Just chilling in the back garden with @rebeccacollingwoodA post shared by Ned Roberts (@nedrobertsmusic) on Apr 6, 2017 at...