Amy LaVere's new work captures her lonely, desperate and complicated teenage years, and the wandering mind of a runaway, full of confusion and angst.
Fear not. Evil Forces isn't another black-metal band skulking out of obscure reaches of the Nordic lands. Evil Forces is a folk group from Jyväskylä, Finland, and its sound, especially on the plaintive, wintery "Parcels of Sleep," couldn't be more inviting.
In the middle of a world tour in support of his sophomore album, "Falling Faster Than You Can Run," Hermann, Missouri native Nathaniel Rateliff recorded a session that validates why local talent should be given a good listen.
The Devil's voice is sweet to hear. And it could only be heard in the Grove last night in the form of California-based act the Devil Makes Three.
Melinda Kirwin and Simon Rudston-Brown were once romantic partners but are now a musical duo known as Falls. The track "Home," from Sydney, Australia natives' new EP "Into the Fire," proves their strength as songwriters and collaborators; the sound is lush, rhythmic, state-of-the-art folk pop.
Americana. Rockabily. Bluegrass. Irish soul. Country. Folk. Roots. One could keep going. These genres just scratch the surface of the sound that is Humming House.
On "Lying in the Sun" Nashville, Tennesse-based singer Lera Lynn stretches out her dusky, melancholic voice for a dark but honest message of what it sometimes takes to survive in a dog-eat-dog world.