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Newport Folk Festival 2018 – Day 2 (photo essay)

A photo essay from Newport Folk Festival 2018 – Day 2. This is just one of four parts. The other articles highlighting this festival include: Things We Loved at Newport Folk Festival 2018 Day 1 photo essay Day 3 photo essay Photos by: Darren Boucher, Dina MacLeod, and Adam Shanker     MORE PHOTOS IN SLIDER

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Newport Folk Festival 2018 – The Full Guide

Newport Folk Festival 2018 – The Full Guide

This year marks the 53rd year of the prestigious Newport Folk Festival (July 27th to 29th), which every music lover must attend at least once in their life. This is easier said than done, of course, because NFF sells out in about 2 minutes when tickets go on sale in late November. The Festival only accommodates 10,000 people around Fort […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.05

Weekend Showcase 2.05

It’s Valentine’s Day in most of the world, and some people may be searching for a playlist for the occasion. Well, we could say we have that, but we really don’t. Nope, the Weekend Showcase 2.05 edition just features great new music from the past week. Sure, there are some tunes on the playlist that could be considered one for […]

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Jenny Lewis performs Rabbit Fur Coat in New York City

Jenny Lewis performs Rabbit Fur Coat in New York City

Jenny Lewis has been one of the best storytellers in music, from her time with Rilo Kiley to her solo career. Her first solo album, Rabbit Fur Coat, was an instant classic. It was folky with a soul feeling mostly thanks to the vocal assist from the Watson Twins. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Rabbit Fur Coat, and Lewis […]

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The Stunning Self-Titled Debut Album by Natalie Prass

The Stunning Self-Titled Debut Album by Natalie Prass

On January 27, Nashville-based Natalie Prass will release her debut, self-titled record. Prass impressed us with the phenomenal “Bird of Prey” a few months ago, and we’ve eagerly awaited the release of this LP since then. She’s waited even longer, as this record was recorded in 2012 and is finally seeing its release next week.  She spent most of 2014 […]

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50 Favourite Albums of 2014: Hiss Golden Messenger, Hospitality, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Jenny Lewis, and Jesse Marchant

50 Favourite Albums of 2014: Hiss Golden Messenger, Hospitality, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Jenny Lewis, and Jesse Marchant

Last week, we commenced our countdown of our Favourite Albums of 2014. In quick review: First five included Alvvays, Angel Olsen, The Antlers, Beck, and Benjamin Booker. That followed with Chad VanGaalen, Conor Oberst, Coves, Damien Jurado, and Doug Keith The last five consisted of Dream Boat, Eagulls, First Aid Kit, Future Islands, and Hamilton Leithauser. Here are the next […]

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Mundo Musique: Natalie Prass – “Bird of Prey”

Mundo Musique: Natalie Prass – “Bird of Prey”

As you can tell, we’ve been digging Jenny Lewis’ latest record, and one of Lewis’ band members, Natalie Prass, just released a great single “Bird of Prey”.  “Bird of Prey” will be off of her upcoming record which is due for release later this year. “Bird of Prey” is a great track with a slick groove, gorgeous harmonies and a […]

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Weekend Stream (July 25): Jenny Lewis, Shabazz Palaces, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Black Angels, and Bear In Heaven

Weekend Stream (July 25): Jenny Lewis, Shabazz Palaces, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Black Angels, and Bear In Heaven

Here’s your weekly weekend stream for July 25, which includes some of the most highly-anticipated albums of the year. Click on the music provider for the stream. Jenny Lewis returns with her first solo album in six years, Voyager. Stream it on CBC Music and NPR. The innovative and boundary pushing R&B / hip-hop artist, Shabazz Palaces, returns with Lese Majesty. NPR […]

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Mundo Musique: Jenny Lewis “The Voyager”

Mundo Musique: Jenny Lewis “The Voyager”

Ben’s heading down to Newport Folk Festival this weekend, and one of my favorite artists on the lineup is child actress turned Rilo Kiley member turned solo artist Jenny Lewis. I’ve been a fan of Jenny for a long time. Her work with Rilo Kiley was obviously fantastic, and her solo records Rabbit Fur Coat with The Watson Twins and Acid […]

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Pick-3 for RBC Bluesfest, July 8: Jenny Lewis, Tokyo Police Club, and Made in Heights

Pick-3 for RBC Bluesfest, July 8: Jenny Lewis, Tokyo Police Club, and Made in Heights

Hopefully people took advantage of the day off and recovered after a terrific first four days of the RBC Bluesfest. Six more days to go. Tonight’s main headliners are retro rock bands, but we’re not going there on this list. Jenny Lewis – 7:00 on the River Stage Jenny Lewis has established herself as one of best leading ladies in […]

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Mundo Musique: A Look Back on Governors Ball 2014

Mundo Musique: A Look Back on Governors Ball 2014

Much like I did with Shaky Knees, today I’m going to talk about Governors Ball, which I attended this weekend.  It was an interesting festival, with a lot of unique acts, some of whom I suggested last week.  This was the fourth Governors Ball, and last years was a total rainy mess, this year was nothing but blue skies and […]

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