Featured Artist: Dawes

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When a band is labeled as a throwback, it could be a blessing or a curse. On one hand, it means that you understand the history and foundation of where great music is made and are honoring that tradition. Contrarily, it could mean that you haven’t adapted with the times and sound old. Fortunately in

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Artist of the Week: Mumford & Sons

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Over the past few years, somehow, someway, retro folk has made it’s way back into the hearts and minds of music lovers across the globe, reaching heights it hasn’t really seen since Bob Dylan was strumming an acoustic guitar and singing about the times were a changing. Alas, two short years ago, a little band

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Album Review: Mumford & Sons, Babel

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Mumford & Sons are a powerful live band. They could turn a packed venue – arena sized or clubs- into a folk revivalist party; turning doubters to believers. Combine incredibly talented and handsome-looking multi-instrumentalists Brits in their ‘30s inspired attire with the energy of thousands-over strong crowd singing along to the rollicking-goodness of crowd favorites

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Artist of the Week: Ximena Sariñana

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Ximena Sariñana may be a relatively new artist to people in the United States, but in her native Mexico, she’s a child star who’s adult career is starting to take. In some circles, she can be considered the Mexican version of Alanis Morrisette, but rather than taking the angst route, Sariñana’s music is more indie

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Free Downloads: Marissa Nadler Brings A Dose Of Blues To The Table With Another Pair Of Tracks From Covers Volume II

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Download “Learning to Fly“ & “Motel Blues” feat. Carter Tanton (Both Available to Post) Boston-based dream-folk artist Marissa Nadler has offered an additional pair of tracks for free mp3 download off her Covers Volume II album. On Halloween she gave away covers of the Clinic’s “Distortions,” Bruce Springsteen’s “The River” and Bob Dylan‘s “Farewell Angelina” through her

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