YouTube: Mumford & Sons folk up one of the finer tracks off Alt-J’s An Awesome Wave, “Tessellate.” CoS: A star-studded episode of Later…with Jools Holland features performances from the XX, Muse and the Beach Boys. AbsolutePunk: Mariachi El Bronx appear on the second episode of our new favorite talk show, the Gorburger Show. TLoBF: Sonic […]

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  In the past three years, the members of English folk band Mumford & Sons have morphed from bluegrass strummers into stadium-filling superstars, all with only one full album under their belts. After a world tour, six Grammy nominations, and a performance alongside Bruce Springsteen, the group is ready for more. The band recently debuted […]

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I was turned onto Of Monsters and Men by KEXP’s live/acoustic video rendition of “Little Talks” last spring. Their call and return male-female vocals reminded me of a favorite of mine, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Fast forward a few months and the six-piece Icelandic wonder is back with a music video for “Little Talks”. The […]

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Alex Winston has a very delicate voice. The type of voice that seems to float across the room. She is from Detroit, but from what I can tell now lives in NYC. You can grab her entire Basement Covers EP for free from the guys over at HeavyRoc. I picked out her cover of “The Cave” because I (incorrectly) thought the song couldn’t get anymore ethereal than the original version by Mumford and Sons.

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I know that it is diametrically opposed to the typical ATG theme, but I can’t help but love the country classic “Wagon Wheel” by Old Crow Medicine Show. Call me a douchey UVa kid or what have you, but when I was first introduced to the song by my study abroad friends Chris, Katie, and Emma […]

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