Bloodywood Releases Official Music Video For “Machi Bhasad (Expect a Riot)”; “Raj Against The Machine Tour” Dates Announced

New Delhi based Indian Folk Metal band BLOODYWOOD has released the official music video for their newest single, "Machi Bhasad (Expect a Riot)." "Originally created for the upcoming Ubisoft game "Beyond Good and Evil 2", Machi Bhasad is a track with a political message that celebrates the power of a new generation and its potential … Continue reading Bloodywood Releases Official Music Video For “Machi Bhasad (Expect a Riot)”; “Raj Against The Machine Tour” Dates Announced

Melissa Laveaux Releases “Memory Is A Strange Bell” EP

Listen “Pie Bwa” Catch Her Live In New York 12/4 and 12/9 Haitian-Canadian Mélissa Laveaux is a self-assured artist that combines folk, indie pop and her signature percussive finger-style blues guitar for a style that is both sophisticated and sweet on her new EP Memory Is A Strange Bell, which is out today. “I always thought of Emily Dickinson … Continue reading Melissa Laveaux Releases “Memory Is A Strange Bell” EP

Anything But Cheap: Hey Monea! Take Folk Rock Back to Its Roots

The early 2010’s brought us a folk explosion in popular music. Fuzzy guitar tones and thunderous drum solos were no longer the name of the game; today, it’s all about acoustic guitars, banjos and percussion without the fifty-piece drum kits. Say what you will about the quality of bands like The Lumineers, but with their … Continue reading Anything But Cheap: Hey Monea! Take Folk Rock Back to Its Roots

Acoustic Syndicate Release “Rooftop Garden”

Watch  “Memphis Girls” Video Steeped in the tradition of authentic bluegrass and folk music, North Carolina’s Acoustic Syndicate are releasing their first full-length album in eight years, Rooftop Garden, today. In honor of release day, check out the new video for their song “Memphis Girls” courtesy of The Bluegrass Situation. This strangely cheerful tale is about a guy who brings his … Continue reading Acoustic Syndicate Release “Rooftop Garden”

Cabinet Announces Fall Tour, Part 1/Club Cafe Pittsburgh 10/4

When it comes to the music of Cabinet, the essential bywords are soul, simplicity, and serious musicianship. In concert, the combination of these qualities invariably yields an experience that is so celebratory and moving that the very word Cabinet takes on a new, vivid meaning for anyone in the audience. An inclusive and engaging energy is … Continue reading Cabinet Announces Fall Tour, Part 1/Club Cafe Pittsburgh 10/4

VEVO Premieres Tessa Rose Jackson’s New Video for “Lost and Found”

Tessa Rose Jackson Premieres  New “Lost and Found” Video on VEVO Debut Album (Songs From) The Sandbox Available Now “…a summery swirl of cooing vocals, glockenspiel and synth pads.”  – American Songwriter “…makes quirkily loveable folk tunes that are as sunny as they are artistically mature.” – Philthy Mag “Pop Music: Ten Albums to Own in 2013” - Earbuddy Singer, songwriter, producer and … Continue reading VEVO Premieres Tessa Rose Jackson’s New Video for “Lost and Found”

Steve Martin at Heinz Hall: What is High Brow?

Monday night Steve Martin and his backing bluegrass band, The Steep Canyon Rangers, graced the stage of Heinz Hall to a sold out crowd. Edie Brickell also joined in on stage from time to time. It's interesting that regardless of the art form, anything played or performed in such a venue instantly becomes high brow. … Continue reading Steve Martin at Heinz Hall: What is High Brow?

Flagship Romance “Hit the Ground”

Flagship Romance is an independent folk/pop duo from Jacksonville Beach, FL.  In today's music market, more and more avid listeners are clamoring for something honest and real; scouring social media and blogs for raw talent that they can believe in. This ever increasing demand has paved the way for the rising popularity of male + female duo … Continue reading Flagship Romance “Hit the Ground”

Introducing yOya

  "...songs like "I'll Be the Fire" showcase the duo's feel-good falsetto and folk-pop buildups." -Seraphina - Buzzbands.la yOya's Alex Pfender (vocals, guitar, drum machine) and Noah Dietterich (vocals, keyboards) first met when they were 10 years old, playing the parts of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer in a school musical. Although that was their … Continue reading Introducing yOya

Welcome to Blackgrass: “Blood & Banjos” Demo Pioneers Folk/Metal Mix

Banjos haven’t had their place in metal yet. Sure, there was that one Mastodon song, but how often do you hear acoustic instruments like the banjo among gritty guitar licks and thunderous vocal shouts? Blood & Banjos aim to change that. The band’s distinctive sound (dubbed “blackgrass”) is making motions to blend the fury of … Continue reading Welcome to Blackgrass: “Blood & Banjos” Demo Pioneers Folk/Metal Mix

Los Angeles Folk Rockers YARD OF BLONDES to Release New EP

Los Angeles, CA-based folk rock group YARD OF BLONDES is pleased to announce the upcoming release of their new EP, Murderology, via High Desert Lo-Fi Records and MTV award-winning and Grammy-nominated art agency HK Corp. The theme of Murderology is love and death; the EP is essentially a collection of meticulously crafted songs inspired by … Continue reading Los Angeles Folk Rockers YARD OF BLONDES to Release New EP