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Q&A: Ben Watt On Using Twitter To Meet Marissa Nadler, Why He Doesn’t Want To Reunite Everything But The Girl, And His Beautiful New LP

Few artists can boast a career as varied and oddly sprawling as that of Ben Watt. After releasing an acclaimed solo record in 1983, Watt…
T. Cole Rachel | April 1, 2016 - 5:02 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Hiss Golden Messenger Lateness Of Dancers

If you've ever lived in a big city and then left for the boonies, a couple of things will never get old. One is the…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2014 - 3:54 pm

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Hiss Golden Messenger – “Happy Birthday, Baby”

We're about a month out from Terms Of Surrender, M.C. Taylor's latest folk-rock collection under the name Hiss Golden Messenger. Following June's lead single "I
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2019 - 2:18 pm

Hiss Golden Messenger – “I Need A Teacher”

For years now, M.C. Taylor has been recording rootsy folk-rock under the name Hiss Golden Messenger. And now, he has a new album on the…
Peter Helman | June 11, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Hiss Golden Messenger – “Watching The Wires” & “Everybody Needs Somebody”

Rustic folk purveyor MC Taylor has released a duo of new Hiss Golden Messenger tracks today. Neither of the songs -- "Watching The Wires" and…
Connor Duffey | February 27, 2019 - 9:56 am


The Dead Tongues – “Won’t Be Long”

Over the course of the last few Hiss Golden Messenger albums, MC Taylor has become one of the preeminent names for fans of contemporary Americana.
Ryan Leas | March 21, 2018 - 10:02 am

Hiss Golden Messenger – “Passing Clouds”

Hiss Golden Messenger and indie label Spacebomb Records have teamed up for the new track "Passing Clouds," with all proceeds going to to Everytown For
Melinda Newman / Billboard | March 20, 2018 - 5:32 pm

Watch Hiss Golden Messenger Perform “Domino (Time Will Tell)” On Seth Meyers

A few months ago, Hiss Golden Messenger released a new album, Hallelujah Anyhow, and last night M.C. Taylor brought his folk band to the Late
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 10:48 am

Watch The Breeders, Iron And Wine, & More Perform In Bed For Kids Facing Cancer

Every year, the Children's Cancer Association music program MyMusicRx puts on Bedstock, an online music festival of sorts where artists perform from their beds as…
Peter Helman | November 28, 2017 - 6:52 pm

Hiss Golden Messenger – “Domino (Time Will Tell)” & “When The Wall Comes Down”

Last month, M.C. Taylor announced Hallelujah Anyhow, the follow-up to Hiss Golden Messenger's 2016 LP Heart Like A Levee. And today, he's sharing two tracks…
Peter Helman | August 28, 2017 - 10:00 am


Blank Range – “Ember In The Ash”

We were fond of Blank Range's Vista Bent EP last year, and we can also recommend the Nashville roots-rockers' new single "Ember In The Ash."
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 10:49 am

Hiss Golden Messenger Announce New Album Hallelujah Anyhow

M.C. Taylor has announced a new Hiss Golden Messenger album called Hallelujah Anyhow, the follow-up to last October's excellent Heart Like A Levee. It'll arrive…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2017 - 11:01 am

Sylvan Esso Announce “Visual EP” Of Songs Re-Recorded With All-Star Backing Band

When Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn first teamed up as Sylvan Esso -- she of the Appalachian vocal group Mountain Man, he of the weirdo…
Chris DeVille | July 24, 2017 - 10:18 am

Hiss Golden Messenger – “Standing In The Doorway”

Last year, MC Taylor's North Carolina folk project Hiss Golden Messenger released a very good album, Heart Like A Levee, and today he's shared an…
James Rettig | June 30, 2017 - 10:15 am

Hiss Golden Messenger – “Like A Mirror Loves A Hammer” Video

Hiss Golden Messenger's Heart Like A Levee came out last month, and today M.C. Taylor debuted a video for the song "Like A Mirror Loves…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 16, 2016 - 5:50 pm

Stream Hiss Golden Messenger Heart Like A Levee

Hiss Golden Messenger will put out a new album on Friday, and today the LP is streaming in full a few days early. Heart Like
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 3, 2016 - 3:04 pm

Hiss Golden Messenger – “Heart Like A Levee”

Hiss Golden Messenger will release his new LP, Heart Like A Levee, next Friday, and we've already heard a few of its singles including "Biloxi,"
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 30, 2016 - 3:19 pm
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