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Yeah, it was Weird Al Week round here -- from "Foil" to "Handy" to "Tacky" to "Word Crimes" to "Sports Song," Al coulda claimed spots 1 - 5 on this week's 5 Best Songs and no one would have disagreed…   Read Story »
The cultishly beloved folk singer Vashti Bunyan has recorded a grand total of three albums over a 44-year career, and the third of those albums, Heartleap, comes out in October. While Bunyan's last…   Read Story »
Not unlike Linda Perhacs, who had an incredible return this year, Vashti Bunyan was an artist who released her only album in 1970 with little fanfare but gradually, patiently, over decades became…   Read Story »
Looking back, it's actually difficult to capture just how weird and momentous the freak folk movement of the first half of the 2000s felt. It wasn't cobbled together so much as it was a united front…   Read Story »
On "Calgary," Justin Vernon's vocals lay in a cloud of gloomy synths and anxious electric guitar tones, suggesting a sonic shift from the grainy For Emma formula. But not too much has changed -- the…   Read Story »
Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it…   Read Story »
The Belle & Sebastian-curated ATP Bowlie 2 took place earlier this week (December 10-12) at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead. (In 1999 B&S curated The Bowlie Weekender, which ultimately…   Read Story »
After posting Crookers' amped remix and Martyn's shuffling take, it's refreshing to return to Fever Ray's original "Seven" in this Johan Renck-directed video. If you've watched any of Karin Dreijer…   Read Story »