While the sound and presentation of Pokey LaFarge's music continues to evolve, it remains firmly rooted in American styles of the past century.
The Chicago-based neo-soulsters JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound may surprise you with songs from their latest release, "Howl." Synths and glittery guitars help give tracks such as "Before You Die" and "Married For A Week" a pop makeover.
The music business isn't known for long-lasting pairings. Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison are an exception, moving their relationship that's lasted over twenty years into the studio for their collaborative album, "Cheater's Game."
People Get Ready is an art-pop quartet out of Brooklyn, New York prone to making music videos laden with nebulous subject matter. Such vagary allows for the reimagining of the phrase "art pop."
Give a man a guitar and he will play you a song. Give Hayes Carll a guitar and he will bare his soul in a raw and honest way that few musicians can match.
T Bird and the Breaks quenches your thirst for gritty funk and soul while mixing in a hip-hop flavor.
Cory Chisel and Adriel Denae -- the core duo behind Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons -- distill generations of folk rock and Americana to create a timeless sound.
Despite appearances, none of the five members of Los Angeles indie-folk band Milo Greene are actually named Milo Greene.
And so it goes in American music: It takes a Brit to remind us how great American-made genres can be.
Seeing a lone bird soaring overhead on a gloomy day may cause sentimental thoughts regarding the glory of owning wings to sink slowly into the pavement. Similarly, a sense of defeatism battling thoughts of grandeur shines through the music of the Raveonettes.