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There are a couple of reasons this year has seen the release of so many great EPs: cheaper recording technology, easier distribution methods, the death of the album cycle. But… More »


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To announce his upcoming European and North American tour, Afghan Whigs/Twilight Singers frontman Greg Dulli put out a cover of Sharon Van Etten’s “A Crime” from her 2010 record epic. More »


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Next month, Rock The Cause Records will release a Donovan tribute album called Gazing With Tranquility that will feature contributions from the Flaming Lips, Hamilton Leithauser, and Sharon Van Etten. More »


This fall, NYC’s Bowery Ballrooom is hosting the first-ever Neil Fest, a two-day tribute concert event organized by the same people who previously brought us Dylan Fest and Petty Fest. More »


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A few years ago, the great stand-up comic Tig Notaro was diagnosed with breast cancer. And in an instantly legendary stand-up set at Largo in L.A., she processed that diagnosis,… More »


Heather Woods Broderick is a gentle, vulnerable singer-songwriter who renders enormous topics into delicate, soulful psych-folk. She’s been touring with Sharon Van Etten as a backup singer for several years… More »


Following up a set from Drake would be a tough job for anyone, and the bill for Saturday’s Governors Ball did seem a little sparse for the second full day. More »


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Next week, Sharon Van Etten will release I Don’t Want To Let You Down, a five-track EP that serves as an extension of last year’s fantastic full-length Are We There. More »


It’s sometimes a little weird when ostensibly indie artists team up with brands to model clothes — take DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith doing so for Yves Saint Laurent or theMore »


How many albums full of songs sung by Karen Dalton exist? Not many, technically, yet relics and stories from the folk singer’s short life keep emerging. For instance, they say… More »


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Sharon Van Etten has a new EP called I Don’t Want To Let You Down coming out next month, and she debuted its title track on Ellen back in January. More »


Sharon Van Etten will release a new EP called I Don’t Want To Let You Down this June. Among the many collaborators are the War On Drugs’ Adam Granduciel and… More »


The National are getting in on this whole “surprise music” thing. No, they haven’t shared an entire new album, but an unannounced single called “Sunshine On My Back” appeared online… More »


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Sharon Van Etten is on tour promoting her latest offering, Are We There, which made our 50 Best Albums Of 2014 list and is one of my personal favorite records… More »


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For the past decade, the National’s Bryce Dessner has been helping to put together Cincinnati’s MusicNOW Festival, which regularly features acts from the National’s orbit doing one-off collaborations. A new… More »


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