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The Barr Brothers prep ‘Queens of the Breakers,’ share first single, touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Montreal’s The Barr Brothers will release their new album, Queens of the Breakers, on October 13 via Secret City Records. The first single from the album is gorgeous, atmospheric “You Would Have to Lose Your Mind,” which is a great example of the band’s unique sound…

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Clearwater Fest is back in 2017 (Arlo Guthrie, Los Lobos, Richard Thompson, Alejandro Escovedo, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Croton, NY’s Clearwater Festival had to take 2016 off due to financial troubles, but it’ll be back in 2017 and the lineup is already looking pretty great…

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Release Roundup: the many new albums you should listen to this week

Source: The Swollen Fox

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Christopher Porterfield, a.k.a. Field Report, won over our hearts two years ago with his powerful debut album, Field Report. Now he’s back with an evolved sound and a whole new set of heart-tugging lyrics on Marigolden. Musically, a keen eye towards rhythm and the introduction of synthesizers gives Marigolden a much needed lightness. Marigolden‘s lyrics are as heavy as lyrics get, as Porterfield eloquently addresses his struggle with sobriety (among other things), but the textural additions save the album from plunging too deep into the darkness.

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Listen to XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of The Week: “Half Crazy” by The Barr Brothers

Source: The Key (WXPN)

The Barr Brothers are releasing their new album, Sleeping Operator, (Secret City Records), on October 7th. Based in Montreal, the band includes brothers Brad on guitar/vocals and Andrew on drums, classical harpist Sarah Pagé, and pianist/bassist Andrès Vial. About the … Continued

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The Week’s Best Free mp3s, incl. Dave Hause, Strand of Oaks, Kate Faust

Source: The Key (WXPN)

NYC Taper paid a visit to the XPoNential Music Festival to record the Saturday performances, capturing the sets of wonderful acts like Dave Hause and Hurray for the Riff Raff.  Both of those recordings are now available to download for … Continued

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