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  • Gregory Alan Isakov Tour heading to North America and Europe for fall 2018

    Gregory Alan Isakov Tour heading to North America and Europe for fall 2018

    Acoustic Indie-folk singer and songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov has announced his first studio album since 2013’s The Weatherman and will plan on touring North America and Europe in support of the project this fall. The popular acoustic guitarist, singer and producer will release Evening Machines on...
  • Exclusive Premiere: God Bless Relative debuts new track ‘Soggy Humans’

    Exclusive Premiere: God Bless Relative debuts new track ‘Soggy Humans’

    As the first track off of God Bless Relative's sophomore album, You Will Receive Favour | I Will Return (due out on June 15), “Soggy Humans” leads the way with a strong indie folk-rock sound that’s just right for the summertime. The catchy riffs and delightful vocals evoke a feeling of enchantment...
  • First Aid Kit announce return to the U.S. with The Rebel Heart Tour

    First Aid Kit announce return to the U.S. with The Rebel Heart Tour

    The Swedish indie-folk duo known as First Aid Kit will return to North America later this year for a run of fall tour dates come early September. The band, primarily made up of sisters Klara and Johanna Söderbergm, announced the 18 new concerts on Tuesday morning, which are scheduled to begin on...
  • Justin Townes Earle announces 2018 solo tour dates

    Justin Townes Earle announces 2018 solo tour dates

    Americana singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle has announced a run of North American solo tour dates set for this spring and into early summer. The announcement from the 36-year-old performer arrived earlier this week and follows the May 2017 release of his seventh studio album, Kids in the Street...
  • Premiere: Pony League releases new track ‘Mile Marker Dance’

    Premiere: Pony League releases new track ‘Mile Marker Dance’

    Hailing from Georgia, Pony League embodies a retro-infused, instrumentally-charged, vocally powerful sound that combines the Americana rock of the ‘80s with the folk vibe of the ‘60s. Together, it creates a unique indie style made just for the 21st century. Gus Fernandez, Jay "Chief" Howell, Cyclone...
  • Listen to Percival Elliott's heartfelt new single 'Forever'

    Listen to Percival Elliott's heartfelt new single 'Forever'

    Last month, English indie folk duo Percival Elliott released a new single that deserves a lot of attention. Entitled “Forever,” the song is a lush piano-driven ballad about the thrilling and intoxicating feeling of making a romantic connection with someone new. With its full-bodied strings and rich...
  • Watch: Grateful Dead pianist Bruce Hornsby performs with Bon Iver during Richmond concert

    Watch: Grateful Dead pianist Bruce Hornsby performs with Bon Iver during Richmond concert

    Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon was at The National in Richmond, Va. on Sunday night to perform a mostly solo show as part of his current 2017-18 North American winter tour. As part of the performance, which didn’t feature Vernon’s usual backing band, the indie-folk artist was joined on stage by his former...
  • Americana band Calexico announce The Thread That Keeps Us 2018 tour dates

    Americana band Calexico announce The Thread That Keeps Us 2018 tour dates

    The alternative-country outfit known as Calexico have announced a 2018 North American tour scheduled for this spring in support of their upcoming ninth studio album, The Thread That Keeps Us. Revealed on Tuesday afternoon, the 15-show tour will see members Joey Burns, John Convertino and the rest of...
  • Darlingside announce new album, winter 2018 North American tour

    Darlingside announce new album, winter 2018 North American tour

    In news that will delight indie folk fans, Darlingside announced via Twitter that they will be touring the United States and releasing a brand-new album in early 2018. The new record will be called Extralife and will be released on Feb. 23. As part of the tour, the band will be playing shows in Los...
  • Interview: Nick Mulvey on activist themes in 'Wake Up Now,' the poetry of Bjork and doing covers

    Interview: Nick Mulvey on activist themes in 'Wake Up Now,' the poetry of Bjork and doing covers

    British singer/songwriter Nick Mulvey is back with his sophomore Wake Up Now, an activist-themed album brimming with an infectious positivity that builds from his Mercury Prize-nominated 2014 debut First Mind. Mulvey first came to prominence as fusion jazz band Portico Quartet's hang drummer. The...
  • Andrew Bird‏ announces 2018 Northeast tour dates

    Andrew Bird‏ announces 2018 Northeast tour dates

    Singer-songwriter and violinist extraordinaire Andrew Bird will head out on a short tour across the northeast U.S. this winter, with 11 dates scheduled to start on Feb. 22 in Roanoke, Va. Announced earlier this week, the tour, in support of Bird’s latest organic recording project Echolocations...
  • Watch: Julien Baker shares video for new single, ‘Turn Out The Lights’

    Watch: Julien Baker shares video for new single, ‘Turn Out The Lights’

    “Why is it easy for everyone else?” It’s difficult to find lyrics more brutally honest than those, and if there were a line to perfectly summarize Julien Baker’s wonderfully melancholy young catalog, it's that one. Two years into her professional career following the release of her debut Sprained...
  • Interview: Laurie Shook of Shook Twins talks about the band's upcoming records and their interesting instruments

    Interview: Laurie Shook of Shook Twins talks about the band's upcoming records and their interesting instruments

    As an indie artist in this day and age it’s imperative to stand out. Of course the best way to do that is to create unique, engaging music that endears you to would-be fans. This, however, is easier said than done. There’s no formula, in fact, formulas should be avoided. For most creative types the...
  • Vance Joy announces 'Lay It On Me' Tour dates

    Vance Joy announces 'Lay It On Me' Tour dates

    Australian indie-folk artist Vance Joy has announced a run of mostly North American tour dates for this fall. Titled the “Lay It On Me” Tour, the upcoming run of shows is named after Joy’s latest single, which was released back on July 12. The fall tour will start out on Sept. 28 in Vancouver, and...
  • Angel Olsen announces fall world tour

    Angel Olsen announces fall world tour

    Later this summer, singer-songwriter Angel Olsen will be hitting the road for an expansive world tour. After playing a series of European music festivals in August, Olson will return to the United States to play shows at venues in Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis, San Diego, Las Vegas and New York...
  • Review: Matt Koelsch's impresses with 'Thinking of You'

    Review: Matt Koelsch's impresses with 'Thinking of You'

    On July 14, singer-songwriter Matt Koelsch released his latest EP, Thinking of You and its one of the season’s most pleasant new releases. The record is a five song meditation on long-distance relationships, nostalgia for times past and the unique blend of anger and humiliation that only come with...
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros returns home to the Troubadour

    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros returns home to the Troubadour

    The groundbreaking indie folk band, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, played an intimate show at the Troubadour in Hollywood on Thursday night. The lucky crowd got up close and personal as the band played tracks just released off of their soulful fourth album entitled, PersonA. The ever-evolving...
  • The top 10 best Regina Spektor songs

    The top 10 best Regina Spektor songs

    Regina Spektor has been an active figure on the indie-folk scene since making her debut in 2001. Since then, the singer has released six studio albums and thirteen singles. Here is our updated list of the top ten songs in her discography. 10. “The Call” "The Call" was written for the soundtrack to...
  • The top 10 best Bon Iver songs

    The top 10 best Bon Iver songs

    Justin Vernon, otherwise known as Bon Iver, is a multi-instrumental artist, singer, songwriter, and producer. The indie folk artist Is also a contributing member of Volcano Choir, The Shouting Matches, and Gayngs. He is best known for his album For Emma, Forever Ago, and his Grammy Award winning...
  • Indie folk duo the Shook Twins will be embarking on an international tour

    Indie folk duo the Shook Twins will be embarking on an international tour

    Shook Twins are an American indie folk duo from Sandpoint, Idaho. They are best known to indie music fans for their quirky style of folk rock. The Shook Twins have released three studio albums, their latest is 2014's What We Do. Currently the band is preparing to embark on an international tour...
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