Premiere: “Some Days” by Whitacre

Denver folk-rock outfit Whitacre, whose music combines thought-provoking lyrics and beautiful musicianship delivered through energetic and captivating live performances, will release a five-song EP later this year; today, the band unleashes “Some Days,” their new single, to tide us over… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Back To You” by Jared Rabin

Chicago-based award-winning folk-rocker Jared Rabin will release his upcoming EP, Wondering About The Weather, on May 11th. Today, Rabin unleashes the video from EP track “Back to You,” directed by Kyle Dunleavy, and filmed on location around Chicago. “‘Cause you know I’m out… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Call Me The Lucky One” by The Contenders

Folkicana duo The Contenders released their debut full-length, Laughing With The Reckless on November 3rd via Rock Ridge Music. The pair traveled the world in support of the album, the follow-up to their 2014 EP, Meet The Contenders, which explores the… Continue Reading

Interview: Keaton Simons

Whoever determined that someone talented at all trades should be named “Jack” never met Keaton Simons. The Los Angeles—based singer, songwriter, sideman, collaborator, and producer began singing as soon as he determined he could make sounds, and by the ripe… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “MacLeod’s Farewell/Palmer’s Gate” by The Fretless

Award-winning fiddling foursome The Fretless has taken traditional Irish folk music and turned it on its head with their recently-released album, Live From The Artfarm.  Through its deconstruction and transformation of the usual rhythmic, harmonic and structured arrangements of fiddle… Continue Reading