Allison Moorer

Blood

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

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

Beirut

Gallipoli

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

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

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

Chuck Mead

Close to Home

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

Eilen Jewell

Gypsy

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

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

Grace Cummings

Refuge Cove

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

Heather Woods Broderick

Invitation

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

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

James Yorkston

The Route to the Harmonium

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

Jeremy Ivey

The Dream and the Dreamer

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

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

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

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

Kacy & Clayton

Carrying On

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

Kim Lenz

Slowly Speeding

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

Lankum

Livelong Day

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

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

Lula Wiles

What Will We Do

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

Mandolin Orange

Tides of a Teardrop [First Edition]

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

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

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

Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin

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

Rhiannon Giddens

There Is No Other

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

Robert Ellis

Texas Piano Man

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

Rustin Man

Drift Code

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

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

The Cactus Blossoms

Easy Way

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

The Delines

The Imperial

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

The Mekons

Deserted

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

Tiny Ruins

Olympic Girls

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

William Tyler

Goes West

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

Yola

Walk Through Fire

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

William Tyler