World Cafe Next
Mar 3, 2014 — Listen for hints of Local Natives and early Yeasayer.
Feb 24, 2014 — The Austin folk artist's latest album is sparse and personal. Hear two songs on this installment of World Cafe: Next.
Feb 17, 2014 — The Swedish folk-pop duo performs songs about loss, travel, the natural world and more.
Feb 10, 2014 — Not even speaking each other's language, the two formed a band when they met at a European festival. Now, less than three years later, they've released an album of their music together called Faya. Hear and download two songs.
Feb 3, 2014 — Olsen's songs exude passion, complete with rough edges and extremely personal lyrics.
Jan 27, 2014 — The Districts started out as a high-school band in Lititz, Penn. After some wise touring that included a SXSW visit last year — as well as a video with more than 300,000 views — the group now has a self-titled EP due out Tuesday on a national label.
Jan 20, 2014 — The quartet, which met at the New England Conservatory in Boston, combines great instrumental virtuosity with a love for roots-influenced music with jazzy flair.
Jan 13, 2014 — The Boston psych-folk band's new second album, Held in Splendor, is due out later this month.
Jan 6, 2014 — The Washington, D.C., band infuses its polished new album with the raw energy of its live shows.
Dec 23, 2013 — Hear and download songs from Parquet Courts, Waxahatchee, Courtney Barnett, San Fermin and Hanni El Khatib.