Anaïs Mitchell, Fruit Bats’ Eric Johnson, & Josh Kaufman Form Bonny Light Horseman, Share Eponymous Debut Single

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Bonny Light HorsemanThe Highwomen weren’t the only supergroup to debut at this past weekend’s Newport Folk Festival. Also appearing for the first time were Bonny Light Horseman, a trio comprising Anaïs Mitchell (the brains behind Broadway sensation Hadestown), Eric Johnson (the leader of longtime indie rock mainstay Fruit Bats), and Josh Kaufman (who has collaborated … More »

Watch Robin Pecknold, James Mercer, & Friends Cover “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” With Judy Collins Herself

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2019 Newport Folk FestivalThis year’s Newport Folk Festival was quite eventful! Not only did country supergroup the Highwomen make their official debut performance, the fest ended with an all-star event called “I Had A Song” featuring a number of big names covering some of the best tunes ever. That’s how we got Kermit The Frog More »

Watch Vernon Reid Shred With Big Red Machine At 37d03d Fest

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Big Red MachineJustin Vernon and Aaron Dessner launched a new edition of their collaborative, improvisational Berlin festival PEOPLE at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn this past weekend under the name 37d03d (PEOPLE upside down). As we shared over the weekend, the event involved Vernon leading a group of musicians in a round of More »

Richard Swift Tribute 7″ Series The Fug Yep Soundation Features James Mercer, Dan Auerbach, & More

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Richard SwiftIndie-rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Richard Swift passed away this summer at the far-too-young age of 41. Swift had battled with alcoholism for years, and his family revealed that he had been diagnosed with hepatitis and liver and kidney distress shortly before his death. Secretly Canadian posthumously released his final album, … More »