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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Howe Gelb The Open Road – Arizona Amp & Alternator Singer-songwriter Howe Gelb is practically synonymous with the Tucson sound: something a little dusty and desolate. Back in February, Gelb released the aptly-titled album, The Open Road – Arizona Amp & Alternator, which offersRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Alexander Wolfe “I Can’t Get to Sleep” Uh, wow. This new single from London folkster Alexander Wolfe really hits hard on an emotional level. That is partially the result of the subject matter which explores “the stigma and struggle surrounding mental illness today.” But it’sRead More →

Emily Afton “Golden Mountain” Lauren Ruth Ward “Heart in the States” Upsahl “Digital Papers” Steve Benjamins “Silence” Danielle Durack “Monster” German Error Message “2017” Yankie “When the Earth Starts to Dance”  Read More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Ivory Tusk “Ripples” The folk songwriter known as Ivory Tusk enchants listeners on his new single, “Ripples”. This single provides an engaging opening for Ivory Tusk’s recent release, Rising Lights, which came out on Jan. 8th. Ivory Tusk originates from Buenos Aires where he also recordedRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Lucas Laufen “Boulders” Australian artist Lucas Laufen pairs a stripped down sound with an emotive lyricism; both of which can be heard on his new single, “Boulders”. Laufen spent much of this past year out on tour, but he returned to his home nationRead More →

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Luna Shadows “Cherry” Galapaghost “Headlight Concerts” Colten Hood “Circles [Reimagined]” Victoria Lord “Figure It Out” Gert Taberner “Fallen” Emily Keener “Elevator” Terra Lightfoot “All Alone”Read More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Anna Ash “Player” This single from Anna Ash comes to us from the album, Floodlights, which came out in September. A 1970s smooth guitar kicks things off before Ash’s voice slinks in to steal the show. There’s a throwback style here that reminds me of ThreeRead More →

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 Kyle Morton “Survivalist Fantasy” Perhaps you’ve encountered the music of Kyle Morton before through the work of the Portland post-pop act, Typhoon? If not, don’t worry. This single from Morton’s debut solo album will secure your future fandom as Morton emerges as a singer-songwriter in his own right. A dark andRead More →

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by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor Gork’s new four-track disc, Lonely Crowd, isn’t perfect. What record is? However, it’s surprisingly filled with terrific melodies and thoughtful, stirring lyrics. The music gets downright soulful. A very, very good first effort. But first, the backstory… You know, there have been a lot of musicians whoRead More →

by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Singer-songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews has desert roots but a wanderlust spirit so she left her Sonoran home to explore other locales. Every once in a while, however, she’ll breeze through town to share some of the songs she’s composed on her journey. This month, AndrewsRead More →