Allison Moorer

Blood

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The singer and songwriter composed this powerful and revealing set of songs as a companion to her 2019 memoir of the same name.

Andrew Bird

My Finest Work Yet

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The celebrated songwriter, singer, and whistler refuses to give in to cynicism and rancor in a world full of chaos.

Beirut

Gallipoli

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Recording experiments by bandleader Zach Condon and returning co-producer Gabe Wax pay off in uncommon vibrancy.

Buddy Miller / Buddy & Julie Miller / Julie Miller

Breakdown on 20th Ave. South

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This duet album from the songwriters is Julie's first release in a decade, and she makes the most of the showcase.

Caroline Spence

Mint Condition

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Poetically candid vignettes of warm and weary Americana from this Nashville singer/songwriter.

Chuck Mead

Close to Home

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A warm, loose return to Chuck Mead's Tennessee roots.

Eilen Jewell

Gypsy

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On her first album of originals in four years, the Americana singer/songwriter addresses the tumult of the times with wit and empathy.

Eliza Carthy

Restitute

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The celebrated British folk artist creates an intimate, home-recorded album that shows off her talents in rich detail.

Grace Cummings

Refuge Cove

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A commanding and appealingly austere debut from this young Melbourne-based folk singer/songwriter.

Heather Woods Broderick

Invitation

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Elegantly textured, meditative set that reflects on the natural world, childhood summers spent along the Oregon coast, and life events since.

Her Crooked Heart

To Love To Leave To Live

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An elegantly rendered chamber pop song cycle from Minneapolis singer/songwriter Rachel Ries.

James Yorkston

The Route to the Harmonium

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The Fife native offers another mesmerizing glimpse into his strange yet increasingly familiar world.

Jeremy Ivey

The Dream and the Dreamer

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A longtime behind-the-scenes Nashville collaborator and husband to Margo Price, Jeremy Ivey offers a surprisingly poignant and timeless debut.

Jessica Pratt

Quiet Signs

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Third album from the understated singer/songwriter is her most complex without losing any of the subtlety or intimacy of her earlier work.

Joan Shelley

Like the River Loves the Sea

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Recorded in Iceland, the songwriter's fifth album is quiet but never fragile, and all the more powerful for its modesty.

John Southworth

Miracle in the Night

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The enigmatic English-Canadian bard continues to enchant on his marvelous and deeply layered 12th outing.

Kacy & Clayton

Carrying On

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The Canadian folk duo amplify the country side of their sound to positive effect on their fourth album.

Kim Lenz

Slowly Speeding

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The rockabilly queen's empowering fifth album is rife with backwoods menace, pulpy romanticism, and rootsy swagger.

Lankum

Livelong Day

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The Irish band's second album for Rough Trade is a vigorously played, smartly arranged long game that manipulates and celebrates its traditional folk roots.

Lillie Mae

Other Girls

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Collaborating with producer Dave Cobb, Lillie Mae expands and sharpens her focus.

Lula Wiles

What Will We Do

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A swaggering and flinty collection of modern-day folk that addresses the concerns of contemporary America.

Mandolin Orange

Tides of a Teardrop [First Edition]

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Finding a sweet spot between country and folk, the group's sixth album is a master class in the art of the high-lonesome sound.

Michael Chapman

True North

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The venerable British guitarist looks back toward his musical roots in a cycle of poignant songs that reflect on the passage of time.

Our Native Daughters

Songs of Our Native Daughters

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The debut from the folk and roots music supergroup delivers a potent, personal, and much-needed retelling of American history.

Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin

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A spare and deeply personal album from the talented singer/songwriter that contemplates mortality and survival.

Rhiannon Giddens

There Is No Other

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Collaborating with Francesco Turrisi, Rhiannon Giddens finds common ground between different cultures.

Robert Ellis

Texas Piano Man

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The singer/songwriter takes a welcome left turn that brings him toward eccentric Nilsson territory.

Rustin Man

Drift Code

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Seventeen years after Out of Season, Rustin Man's second album proves Paul Webb's intimate, haunting music has only deepened with time.

Ryan Bingham

American Love Song

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Working with co-producer Charlie Sexton, the Americana singer/songwriter makes a rowdy comeback.

The Cactus Blossoms

Easy Way

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A subtly crafted, deeply felt collection that evokes the Everly Brothers without sounding retro.

The Delines

The Imperial

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An evocative, cinematic album, ideal for twilight moments of introspection.

The Mekons

Deserted

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The great contrarians head out to the desert and return with a confident, ambitious exercise in hallucinatory indie folk.

Tiny Ruins

Olympic Girls

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An appreciably more expansive sound enriches rather than overwhelms Hollie Fullbrook's sophisticated folk.

William Tyler

Goes West

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The guitarist imbues his artistry with a breezy West Coast feel on this articulate full-band outing.

Yola

Walk Through Fire

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A gutsy, soulful blend of Americana and soul as produced by Dan Auerbach.

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