Read First Listen: Ivan & Alyosha, 'All The Times We Had'
February 10, 2013 – The band writes gorgeous, swelling songs about love and faith, and performs them with real charm.
Read The Kentucky Fiddler Who Inspired Aaron Copland's 'Hoe-Down'
February 10, 2013 – Bill Stepp turned the traditional tune "Bonaparte's Retreat" from a march into a hoedown.
Listen The Pines On Mountain Stage
Read The 'Ancient Vibration' Of Parlor Music, Revived By Two Generations
February 6, 2013 – The only album ever recorded by the masterful Lena Hughes acts as a kind of time capsule.
Read Hear Lisa Hannigan Cover Nick Drake For A New Tribute Album
February 6, 2013 – Veteran producer Joe Boyd pays tribute to his late friend, the legendary folksinger Nick Drake.
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Watch The Lone Bellow: A Perfect Song For Singing Along WFUV
Read First Listen: Blaudzun, 'Heavy Flowers'
Read Star & Micey On World Cafe WXPN
Watch Black Prairie: Tiny Desk Concert
Watch Rose Cousins: One Of Folk's Finest From 2012 FolkAlley
Read First Listen: The Lone Bellow, 'The Lone Bellow'
Watch First Watch: Angel Olsen's 'Tiniest Seed' In 16mm
Read 'Prayer Flags,' A Song About Waiting On Heavenly Help
December 29, 2012 – Inspired by Tibetan prayer flags flying near her home, Kristina Olsen spun a theological riddle.