Imagine yourself in a coffeehouse: nestled in a broken-in chair, sipping your favorite coffee blend and enjoying the lovely vocals of St. Louis folk singer-songwriter, Monica Casey, whose peaceful storytelling brings attention to matters of the heart.
Seven years after releasing her last album, Fiona Apple has returned with a familiarly dark, introspective album full of heady rhythm and scraps of autobiographical allegory.
In a world full of aspiring singer-songwriters, Slaid Cleaves is the real thing.
With a voice as direct as a conversation, Samantha Harlow spins stories reflecting the tiny corners and frayed edges of lives most often ignored.
The music and art of Joseph Arthur is provocative and vulnerable and always beautiful. Whether performing solo or with a band, he opens doors to his own soul -- and ours.
Anders Osborne has reinvented himself many times before, but given the way his life and career are going these days, he'd rather keep things just way they are for a while.