I’ve just been informed that there is no Eliza. There is no bear. In fact, Eliza and the Bear  is actually the title of a collection of poems by Eleanor Rees. People do find inspiration in unexpected places. So is the case with the London based quintet. Their most recent single “It Gets Cold” is instantly likable, […]

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Longtime ATG heartthrob José González and his trio of Swedish indie-folk crooners Junip are set to release their follow-up to 2010’s criminally under-appreciated Fields in May of this year, and today the band shared the first track off the self-titled sophomore effort. “Line Of Fire” finds the band hitting their stride, complete with González’s unmistakable […]

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KO KO are the latest Californian sensation to capture the internet’s attention, following in the still-fresh footprints of Haim or Oregon Bike Trails. Brothers Ryan and Taylor Lawhorn officially joined forces back in January, and have been making magic ever since.  “Float” sounds like a sugar-coated Alex Ebert or a stripped-down Miike Snow at their […]

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The buzz surrounding NY-based songstress Cat Martino is growing by the minute after her critically acclaimed performances on tour with Sufjan Stevens. Martino uses her commanding vocal presence and usage of loop pedals to create mesmerizing melodies. The folkster has collaborated with the aforementioned Stevens as well as fellow singer-songwriter Sharon Von Etten, all of whom seem […]

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Portland-based alt-folk quartet and ATG favorite Blitzen Trapper have just shared the second single off their new album American Goldwing on their soundcloud. “Love The Way You Walk Away” is achy-breaky-heartbreaking, and a bit country for my tastes, but still quite enjoyable nonetheless. My anticipation for the album grows by the minute after hearing what […]

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