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Jack Ladder is an Australian bandleader with a big, decadent, surly voice that invites inevitable comparisons to his countryman Nick Cave, and he's also got a backing band called the Dreamlanders…   Read Story »
Sharon Van Etten had a huge year last year, with her album Are We There establishing her as one of our greatest rootsy indie rockers. It doesn't look like she's going to let up anytime soon.…   Read Story »
Providence roots-rockers Deer Tick are celebrating their 10th anniversary with a six-day residency at New York's Brooklyn Bowl, where they're sporting yellow bowling shirts and covering a different…   Read Story »
Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days…   Read Story »
Song One is a new film "set against the backdrop of Brooklyn's vibrant modern-folk music scene" that stars Anne Hathaway as an anthropologist who returns to New York after her musician brother ends…   Read Story »
Last week in this space, I wondered where the hell all the Halloween-themed videos were. They all finally showed up this week -- including a few today, which puts them out of contention for this…   Read Story »
Sharon Van Etten doesn't appear in her video for "Your Love Is Killing Me," a gorgeous song from her Are We There album. Instead, Carla Juri, the star of the new indie film Wetlands, plays a woman…   Read Story »
At this point, I have to imagine that most bands' backstage warm-up routines, before coming onstage, involve talking to little kids and their cameraphone-wielding parents. We see so many of these…   Read Story »
Todd Barry's podcast usually features comedians, but every now and then he'll invite a musician to join him for a conversation. Back in June we heard A.C. Newman and Barry reminisce about their…   Read Story »
Sharon Van Etten gave us the sweepingly beautiful album Are We There this past spring, and the Juan Maclean put out the Album Of The Week-honored In A Dream yesterday, so they're both strong artists…   Read Story »