Song of the Week
On his second album, Sam Outlaw embraces the soft, the sweet, and the gorgeous over scruffy and gruff, and is almost trolling country conventions.
A creative being, a husband, and new parent, Joshua James is acutely aware of the near maddening highs and lows that come with all of those things, especially when we factor in absence to this equation.
Together since 1991, the Mavericks have fought fiercely for their independence in a country climate often looking for conformity.
Fleet Foxes' newest single, "Third of May / Ōdaigahara," from their forthcoming LP, Crack Up, tries to show that the music can pick up, quite literally, from exactly where it left off.
Music sometimes makes us feel invincible, but not even the best melody can cheat death.
Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble (ft. Rhiannon Giddens), 'St. James Infirmary Blues'
Langhorne Slim and Jill Andrews, 'Sea of Love'
John Prine with Holly Williams, 'I'm Tellin' You'
Jade Jackson, 'Motorcycle'
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions, 'A Wonderful Seed'