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Folk Friday: Josh Ritter

The wonderful singer-songwriter and guitarist, Josh Ritter is one of my favorite songwriters of today. He is able to tell the most captivating stories with his songs which can be taken so many ways and evoke many different kinds of emotions in his listeners.  150 more words


Camper Van Beethoven announce new album, El Camino Real, stream "It Was Like That When We Got Here"

When Camper Van Beethoven formed in 1983, they instantly set themselves apart from the the rest of the Southern California punk scene. While most other bands were playing pure and visceral hardcore, the collective, led by frontman David Lowery, infused bits of pop, country, blues, Norteño music, ska, and even European folk, all while maintaining the scene’s core DIY mentality. 379 more words


Album Review: Woods - With Light and With Love

In talking to Pitchfork ahead of Woods’ seventh LP, 2012′s Bend Beyond, songwriter Jeremy Earl, along with multi-instrumentalist and recording guru Jarvis Taveniere, spoke about a cleaner sound for Woods and hinted that their home recording might have run its course, with traditional studios seeming the next logical step.  596 more words

Album Reviews

Top 10 Songs of the Week (4/18)

Simply put, we were shocked at the amount of fantastic new material this week. A particular mood may not stick out in this mix, but May 13th should be marked on your calendars immediately. 1,281 more words

CoS Exclusive Features

Day 229 Traces - A Place To Call A Home [Free Download]

On Hype Machine, Traces single A Place To Call A Home is tagged in the “Symphonic Death Metal” genre. Unfortunately for all those heavy rockers out there, that is not actually the case, this is in fact a soulful slice of majestic indietronica.  38 more words


Listen: Amen Dunes' chaotic new track "I Can't Dig It"

With Damon McMahon, a.k.a Amen Dunes, releasing his forthcoming album, Love, on May 13th, the New York-based musician has already shared two cuts from the effort: the gorgeous… 145 more words

New Music

Listen: Bruce Springsteen's new song "Hurry Up Sundown"

As previously reported, rock messiah Bruce Springsteen is commemorating Record Store Day (April 19th) by releasing a new EP. Entitled American Beauty, the record collects three unreleased tracks from Springsteen’s latest album  137 more words