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We Become The Hunted EP by Larcenist

On March 29th, the Boston-based band Larcenist released their latest album, We Become The Hunted EP.

The acoustic beauty and seamless string integration of the first song transitions smoothly into the folk-twang that succeeds ahead. The later maintains a precise amount of associated percussion over its accent. Furthermore, there are hints of a gentle, […]

Wasting Daylight EP by Samuel Gregg

Samuel Gregg is a Nashville based singer-songwriter. Gregg juggles two gigs in Nashville as he is also part of the band Andrew Belle. The three song EP Wasting Daylight is his first solo release.

Image courtesy of Samual Gregg’s official site.

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“Livin’ Ain’t Livin’” by Samuel Gregg
“Wasting Daylight” by […]

“Death” by Afterlife Parade

A truth that many of us will one day accept, if we have not already, is that we cannot escape death. Afterlife Parade hark back this reality in the introduction of their new February release, an EP called Death. With the phrase “can’t run, can’t hide, the light is gonna come for you”, […]

"I Can't Stand To See You This Way" by Zola Jesus

21 year old starlet Nika Roza Danilova is known as Zola Jesus. Stridulum EP is her latest release from 2010. She appeared at SXSW last month as a kick-off her North American tour.

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“I Can’t Stand To See You This Way” by Zola Jesus

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“Annabelle Lee” by Sarah Jarosz

As a follow-up to her debut album, Song Up In Her Head, Sarah Jarosz will release Follow Me Down in late May, 2011. As a multi-instrumental bluegrass talent, Sarah accompanies herself with the octave mandolin, the mandolin, the guitar, and the banjo.

A two-song mini-release titled The New 45 is also available, featuring a previously […]

“Suicide Policeman” by Yuck

Tonight I bring you a track by a young UK band called Yuck. They performed for NPR at SXSW this year and they have a self-titled album out on Fat Possum Records/Mercury Records.

Image courtesy of Guitar Planet: Land on the 6 String World.

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“Suicide Policeman” by Yuck

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“Stuck in the Middle” by GRO

Green River Ordinance recently released an EP of covers of their favorite songs from before they were born. Appropriately, it is titled “Songs We Like From Before We Were Born.” The EP is available exclusively through GRO’s Bandcamp page.

Stuck in the Middle – Stealers Wheel by Green River Ordinance

"Landfill" by Daughter

Grab your free download of “Landfill” by Elena Tonra (aka. Daughter) from Direct Current. The track is from her EP, His Young Heart.

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“Landfill” by Daughter

Image and mp3 courtesy of Direct Current.

“Wire” by Alessi’s Ark

In April Alessi’s Ark will release the follow up to Notes From The Treehouse through Bella Union with her new record, Time Travel.

The first release from the new album is the song “Wire”.

Image courtesy of Alessi’s Ark’s Artist page on Bella Union.

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“Wire” by Alessi’s Ark

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“My Little Girl in Tennessee” by Chris Thile and Michael Daves

Mandolinist Chris Thile and guitarist Michael Daves will release an album of sixteen cover songs by bluegrass icons. It is called Sleep with One Eye Open and it will be available on Nonesuch Records on May 10th.

You may pre-order it from the Punch Brothers’ websites. First, listen to the single “My […]