Source By Stereogum… The Watkins Family Hour played a show at Newport’s Jane Pickens Theatre last Thursday, kicking off the Newport Folk Festival the night before it officially began. They brought out a bunch of friends to handle the vocals for their vaudevillian bluegrass covers set, including the Lone Bellow, Joe Pug, and Hiss Golden Read more..


Source By Stereogum… Earlier this year Angel Haze released a pair of devastating, emotional tracks: the gorgeous, white-hot romance of “Candlxs” and its fiery breakup companion “Gxmes.” Haze said that these two loosies would be on an upcoming EP called In The Winter Of Wet Years, and perhaps her next new song “Impossible” is an Read more..


Source By Stereogum… When I was sixteen, I started to bring a purse along with me to school. Well, OK, it wasn’t a purse so much as it was a repurposed tote bag, because I was neither cool or fashionable at the time, but what it represented to me was my first break with prescribed Read more..


Source By Stereogum… Grimes has been working on the highly anticipated follow-up to her 2012 breakthroughVisions for a while now, but she’s kept things pretty mysterious. As she’s repeated multiple times, last summer’s divisive dubstep-pop anthem “Go” was never intended to be on the album, and the one other song we have heard, “REALiTi,” came Read more..


Source By Stereogum… Back in May, underground Washington, D.C. rapper/producer Oddisee released his excellent (and underrated) new LP The Good Fight, a warm, kinetic swirl of jazz, soul, and hip-hop. Now we’re getting a video for early track “Belong To The World,” a fiercely individualistic outsider anthem about finding a sense of belonging within that Read more..

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Source By Stereogum… It’s been almost two years since Deer Tick released their fifth LP Negativity, which featured the string of singles “The Rock,” “The Dream’s In The Ditch,” “The Curtain,” and “Just Friends.” But “Grandfather Song” was one track that didn’t make the album. Now it’s being released on Amazon Acoustics, an Amazon playlist Read more..