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Joanna Newsom Shares Details for 'Divers,' Debuts New Single

Joanna Newsom recently released details related to her new album Divers. Set to drop Oct. 23 via Drag City, the multitalented singer-songwriter and harpist also debuted her first single from her new album titled "Sapokanikan" and its corresponding ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Dr. Dre, HAIM, FKA twigs, Beach ...

7 Jerry Garcia Side Projects: New Riders, Rainforest Band, Legion of Mary & More

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Jerry Garcia, and we're not going to pretend you don't know that he was perhaps the most influential member and guitarist of the Grateful Dead. But, what you probably didn't know, was that—like any ...

The Mountain Goats Touring in Fall, 'Will Not Be Playing Rush'

The Mountain Goats are hitting the road in support of its wrestling-themed album Beat The Champ but unfortunately, no—unlike the Insane Clown Posse, the folk-rockers won't be bringing actual grapplers on tour with them (at least as far as we know). ...

Grateful Dead's Bob Weir to Record an 'Album of Cowboy Songs'

With the long-awaited Fare Thee Well shows now just a Fourth of July weekend memory, the Grateful Dead have wrapped up their live performances, for now. Guitarist and lyricist Bob Weir, on the other hand, is ready to jump into his next musical ...

Janis Ian Opens About Her Interaction with Bill Cosby After 'New York Magazine' Profiles

Singer Janis Ian is the latest celebrity to speak out on Bill Cosby. After New York Magazine profiled 35 of the comedian's alleged rape victims, Ian opened up about her interactions with the once-celebrated man. In a lengthy Facebook post, the "At ...

Jose Gonzalez Fall U.S. Tour: 'Vestiges & Claws' On The Road

José González has announced a new batch of tour dates in the United States this fall. The Swedish folk musician comes back to the United States after a sold out headlining tour earlier in the year where he will primarily perform at venues across ...

Live Review: Jason Isbell Blasts Through Career-Spanning Set at Celebrate Brooklyn!

Jason Isbell's star is on the rise. His new album Something More Than Free had the highest debut of his career on the charts this week and the follow-up to his 2013 breakout solo album Southeastern continues to gather critical acclaim. On the cusp of ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks for Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Drake, Eminem, Robyn, James Blake ...

Bob Dylan's Biggest Non-Newport Folk Festival Performances: Concert for Bangladesh, More

Fans and promoters at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island will spend the entire weekend celebrating the 50th anniversary of the occasion when Bob Dylan first took the stage with an electric guitar, thrilling some of the audience and alienating ...

Bob Dylan's Fender Strat Returns to Newport Folk Festival...Who Will Play It?

Bob Dylan's Fender Stratocaster, which was played 50 years ago this weekend at the Newport Folk Festival, has returned to Rhode Island to mark the occasion, according to the event's producer, Jay Sweet.

Monsanto Releases Rebuttal to Neil Young's 'Seeding Fear' Film; GMOs Good or Bad?

Neil Young is known for latching onto certain causes from time to time, but his battle against Monsanto and genetically modified organisms (just plants in this case) has been raging for years. Not only did the rocker name his most recent album 'The ...

Jason Isbell 'Something More Than Free' Music Video Is an Ode to the Working Man

Jason Isbell finally released his latest solo album Something More Than Free last week, and now the album's title track, an ode to the working class man, has finally received a music video.

Newport Folk Icon Theodore Bikel Dead at 91; Original 'Sound of Music' Star

Theodore Bikel, an actor known for his work in Fiddler on The Roof and The Sound of Music, as well as an accomplished musician who founded the Newport Folk Festival, has died at the age of 91. A statement from his publicist reports that the performer ...

No 'Shame' as Tyrese Tops Albums Chart, Kidz Bop and R5 Debut New Albums

Tyrese may not have actually contributed to the soundtrack for 'Furious 7' (which spent multiple weeks atop the Billboard 200) but the R&B vocalist did benefit from his role in the film, as 'Black Rose' topped the albums chart by selling 65,000 ...

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