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tix on sale: ELO, Taylor Swift, Cornelius, Jethro Tull, OSHUN & more

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Plus: Tove Lo, I’m With Her, Son Lux, Cigarettes After Sex, The Soul Rebels, Jessica Lee Mayfield, Baths, and more tickets on sale.

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Courtney Marie Andrews covers “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” (listen)

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Courtney Marie Andrews’ stripped-down folky take on ”I’ll Be Home For Christmas” will appear on Amazon’s 2017 ‘Acoustic Christmas’ playlist, but first we’re premiering the song in this post.

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Jessica Lea Mayfield recovers; tour restarts soon (Brooklyn date rescheduled)

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Jessica Lea Mayfield recently had to cancel tour dates while she recovered from a car crash. It sounds like she’s doing well, as her tour picks back up on November 3 in Nashville, and she rescheduled her Brooklyn show…

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Jessica Lea Mayfield cancels tour dates following car crash

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Jessica says: “Last month, I sustained multiple serious injuries in a car accident where I was rear ended by someone who had fallen asleep at the wheel. I’ve been hoping that I’d be able to recover in time to play these upcoming October tour dates. Unfortunately, I still have a ways to go.”

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Jessica Lea Mayfield releasing ‘Sorry Is Gone,’ touring with Mal Blum

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Jessica’s new album was produced by John Agnello and features contributions by Seth Avett, Steve Shelley, Emil Amos, and more. Listen to the title track now.

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Elliott Smith’s ‘XO’ & ‘Figure 8′ reissued on vinyl

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Plus: listen to Ben Gibbard, Anderson Cooper, Jack Black and more talk about Elliott’s influence.

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Listen to Abi Reimold cover “Standing In the Sun” by Jessica Lea Mayfield

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Abi Reimold | photo by Emily Kuhar

Abi Reimold and Jessica Lea Mayfield‘s musical paths cross at several points, one of which is their shared ability to turn bleak, heavy subject matter into darkly glimmering gems of songs. Reimold opened for Mayfield in Lancaster last month and has now posted a cover of the latter’s “Standing in the Sun” on Soundcloud.

Dedicated to those dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder, Reimold’s version of “Standing in the Sun” opens with gently layered vocals and sparse but warm keys. A synth winds its way through an intermittent crunchy guitar, paired together as ...

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As Comfortable as Home: Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield perform at the Keswick Theater

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Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield / Photos by Elizabeth Mazenko“When I first heard Jessica sing this song, there was a spark,” Seth Avett said while sitting at the piano to the far right of the Keswick Theatre’s stage. He talked about when he realized their this common love for … Continued

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Interpreting Elliott Smith with Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield

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Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield | photo via sethandjessicasing.comJessica Lea Mayfield’s introduction to Elliott Smith was the song “Clementine” – some dude with a Weezer tattoo played it for her after a gig in Ohio, hoping to impress her, and she was pleasantly surprised. Seth Avett’s gateway song … Continued

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The Week’s Best Free MP3s, incl. Spelling Reform, Suburban Living and more…

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Spelling ReformLocal quartet Spelling Reform have released a new single called “Fake Conversations” as they continue to introduce us to their intelligent indie rock. Catch them live at Boot & Saddle later tonight when they open for The Snails; more information … Continued

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Download a cover of Elliott Smith’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” by Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield

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Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield | Photo courtesy of CrackerfarmSeth Avett of The Avett Brothers and singer, songwriter and guitarist Jessia Lea Mayfield have teamed up on a collaboration of cover songs of Elliott Smith, the influential singer-songwriter from Portland, Oregon, who died in 2003 at the age of … Continued

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Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield will Sing Elliott Smith at Keswick Theatre

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ES_Cover_1500x1500On March 17, Seth Avett (of The Avett Brothers) and Jessica Lea Mayfield will release a collaborative album consisting of Elliott Smith covers. Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith will be released by Ramseur Records and will be supported by a 13-date U.S. tour. The short tour will find the artists performing songs from the covers album in addition to solo selections from their respective catalogs. They’ll be joined on stage by Avett Brothers bassist Paul Defiglia.

You can catch Avett and Mayfield at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, Pa., on Saturday, March 14. Tickets will go ...

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Jessica Lea Mayfield and Seth Avett will bring their tribute to Elliott Smith to the Keswick

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Jessica Lea MayfieldJessica Lea Mayfield and Seth Avett (of The Avett Brothers) are ready to take their tribute to Elliot Smith out on the road. The record, called Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliot Smith, comes out March 17th following a … Continued

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Neil Young releases “Pono,” Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield prepare Elliott Smith tribute album, and checkout Governor’s Ball lineup

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AP Photo/John LocherNeil Young says he wants you to get “goosebumps” when you listen to music that your soul can recognize. That’s why he’s created the new Pono Music Player. Pono, (which means “righteous” in Hawaiian) went on sale this week for … Continued

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Download a new song, “The Eye,” by Brandi Carlile

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Brandi Carlile | Photo by David McClisterJ Roddy Walston and the Business, Benjamin Booker, Fly Golden Eagle, Brandi Carlile, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Old Crow Medicine Show and Rodrigo y Gabriela are some of the bands featured on a new ATO Records Winter Sampler that … Continued

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Non-COMM: Jessica Lea Mayfield kicks off day two with heavy riffs and loud amps

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Kicking off the music for day two of NonComm, as well as the first of two Free at Noon doubleheaders, was Jessica Lea Mayfield, fresh off the release of her new alt-rock album Make My Head Sing. Unlike her previous … Continued

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Jessica Lea Mayfield at Johnny Brenda’s, Cayetana at The Fire, Chalk and the Beige Americans at Kung Fu Necktie

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Singer / songwriter and guitarist Jessica Lea Mayfield brings her ethereal vocals and creeping, crunching guitar riffs to Johnny Brenda’s tonight in support of her recent album release Make My Head Sing…. Sometimes touching on psychedlic shoegazey rock, other times … Continued

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Download a free new music sampler with music from Old 97′s, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Old Crow Medicine Show and more

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#XPNFest artists Old 97′s, Hurray for The Riff Raff, J. Roddy Walston & The Business, and Rodrigo y Gabriela are four of the artists whose new singles are available to download for free on a 15 song ATO Records Spring … Continued

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Playlist: Swollen Fox Radio, 04.23.14

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Every Wednesday, we look at the list of upcoming shows and latest releases and pick out some of our favorite artists, pick a song from them, and throw them onto a Spotify playlist. This week, we’ve got Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s (pictured above), Mimicking Birds, Future Islands, Gambles, EELS, The Menzingers, and plenty more. Listen in here:

Upcoming shows (4/28-5/04)
4/28 – Mimicking Birds @ Milkboy
4/29 – Future Islands @ First Unitarian Church
4/29 – Jessica Lea Mayfield @ Johnny Brenda’s
– w/Gambles
4/30 – Joseph Arthur @ Tin Angel
4/30 – Margot ...

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Playlist: Swollen Fox Radio, 04.16.14

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WoodsEvery Wednesday, we look at the list of upcoming shows and latest releases and pick out some of our favorite artists, pick a song from them, and throw them onto a Spotify playlist. This week, we’ve got Baths, Vacationer, Woods (pictured above), Chet Faker, and plenty more. Listen in here:

Upcoming shows (April 21-27)
4/23 – Aloud @ Milkboy
4/23 – Baths @ Union Transfer
– w/Young Fathers
4/24 – Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks @ Johnny Brenda’s
4/24 – Vacationer @ Underground Arts
4/24 – Weekender @ Ortlieb’s
4/25 – Ani DiFranco @ World Cafe Live Wilmington
4/25 – Fanfarlo ...

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Stream Jessica Lea Mayfield’s new album, Make My Head Sing

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Jessica Lea Mayfield Make My Head SingJessica Lea Mayfield‘s new album, Make My Head Sing, is now streaming in full via Pitchfork Advance. The album, following up 2011′s Tell Me, will be released next week via ATO Records. You can pre-order the album here.

Mayfield will play at Johnny Brenda’s on Tuesday, April 29. Tickets are available here.

Update: April 8, 1:29 p.m.
Mayfield has also shared a new music video, for the song “I Wanna Love You,” which you can now watch below.

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Playlist: Swollen Fox Radio, 02.26.14

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WorshyperI’m excited to finally work Philly’s Worshyper into one of these playlists, as they play at the next Communion show next week at Underground Arts. Start getting to know them now, because their take on indie-R&B won’t be a secret for long.

It’s a strong week for new music, with the forgettable new Beck album taking a backseat to St. Vincent’s jaw-dropping fourth LP, Schoolboy Q’s star-studded Oxymoron, and Yellow Ostrich’s space-inspired Cosmos.

It’s almost March, which means spring is finally in our sights (even if the forecast remains bleak), and the first full week of March is ...

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Jessica Lea Mayfield announces tour, shares new song

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Jessica Lea MayfieldJessica Lea Mayfield will hit the road this April to support her new album, Make My Head Sing…, which comes out on April 15th via ATO Records. She will play at Johnny Brenda’s on Tuesday, April 29th; tickets go on sale today at noon via TicketFly. Her full North American tour schedule can be found below.

In a press release, Mayfield explains that “the whole record is just me and [bassist and husband] Jesse [Newport] and my drummer Matt Martin. I think a lot of my favorite bands are guitar, bass and drums. I wanted to simplify things. ...

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