Lys Guillorn on chronic illness, self-care, and putting out music anyway (GRRL034)
Welcome to Grrl on Grrl episode 34 with Lys Guillorn, a “solo artist with a band”. Lys and I recorded this all the way back ..
[Singer-Songwriter] – ‘Their Hearts Had Six Strings’ Vol. 7 (1996-2016)
¶ ¶ ¶ Following up on the Musicophilia six-volume collection of 1960s and 1970s singer-songwriter mixes, here is ‘Their ..
Sharon Van Etten shares reissue of debut album, (it was) because i was in love: Stream
Photo by Heather Kaplan Sharon Van Etten is set to revisit her 2009 debut album, because i was in love, with a new deluxe ..
Live Review: Yeah Yeahs Yeahs Return to NYC for First Hometown Show in Four Years (11/7)
Photography by Killian Young Yeah Yeah Yeahs returned to New York City for their first proper hometown show in over four years. Playing ..
Noel Gallagher debuts his new scissors player (and a new song) on Jools Holland: Watch
Next month, Noel Gallagher will return with a new High Flying Birds album called Who Built the Moon?. The follow-up to 2015’s Chasing ..
Top 10 Songs of the Month: MØ, St. Vincent, Future, and Young Thug
It’s that strange time of year at Consequence of Sound. As fall winds continue to shift without warning, blowing us about Chicago ..
Julien Baker makes national TV debut on CBS This Morning: Watch
CoSigned singer-songwriter Julien Baker returned on Friday with her groundbreaking sophomore album, Turn Out the Lights, which our very ..
Kevin Morby shares two versions of new single “Baltimore”: Stream
Photo by David Brendan Hall Last week, Kevin Morby linked up with Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield to cover The Velvet Underground’s ..
Margo Price performs “All American Made” on The Daily Show: Watch
Last week, Nashville’s Margo Price returned with her new album, All American Made. Released through Jack White’s Third ..
Ezra Furman announces new album, Transangelic Exodus, unveils “Love You So Bad”: Stream
Photo by Jason Simmons On February 9th, Ezra Furman returns with a new album, Transangelic Exodus. His second full-length for Bella ..
Feist shares new song, “Born to Bond”, as part of Planned Parenthood compilation: Stream
Photo by Lior Phillips Fans of Feist have been given plenty to play with this year. In April, the Polaris Prize-nominated songwriter ..
Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield cover The Velvet Underground’s “After Hours”: Stream
Photo by David Brendan Hall (Morby) / Ben Kaye (Waxahatchee) Both Kevin Morby and Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee issued albums earlier ..
Ed Sheeran cancels tour dates after breaking both of his arms in bicycle accident
Ed Sheeran rather famously plays his concerts solo, utilizing littler more than his guitar and a set of loop pedals. Unfortunately, he’ll ..
Kan Wakan teams with Avi Buffalo and Rachel Fannan on new song “Tuesday”: Stream
10 Things… is a recurring new music feature in which an artist goes H.A.M. on a particular topic. Kan Wakan, the project of Los ..
Twain shares the Origins of his devastating new song “The Sorcerer”: Stream
Though he hasn’t reached the broad acclaim as others in the indie folk scene, Twain is a voice many point to as an inspiration. Tyler ..
“Weird Al” Yankovic announces The Ridiculously Self-Indulgent Ill-Advised Vanity Tour
Photo by Ben Kaye “Weird Al” Yankovic will head back onto the road early next year for another expansive North American ..
Kevin Devine teams with The Mynabirds for stripped down version of “No One Says You Have To”: Stream
Photo by Shervin Lainez Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest ..
Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile perform Lotta Sea Lice songs live on KCRW: Stream
Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are set to kick off their first-ever joint tour tomorrow. In support of their upcoming collaborative debut ..
Leonard Cohen’s final book, The Flame, to be released next year
Next October, a new posthumous book from Leonard Cohen will be released. It’s titled, The Flame, and will be comprised largely ..
Hipster Bruce Springsteen has Lana Del Rey, Sufjan Stevens, and The National on iTunes playlist
Photo by Joshua Mellin A career in politics may not be in the cards for Bruce Springsteen, but there’s a side gig I’d gladly ..
Phoebe Bridgers covers Tom Petty’s “It’ll All Work Out” in Brooklyn: Watch
The list of artists who have honored the legendary Tom Petty following his passing earlier this week continues to grow. Consequence ..
Ryan Adams covers Tegan and Sara’s “Back in Your Head”: Stream
Photo by David Brendan Hall Tegan and Sara are drawing closer to the release of The Con X, a covers album honoring the 10th anniversary ..
Sharon Van Etten to reissue debut album, shares new version of “I Wish I Knew”: Stream
Photo by Miche Williams Sharon Van Etten will revisit her 2009 debut album, because i was in love, with a new deluxe reissue. Dubbed ..
Top 10 Songs of the Month: Young Thug, The Killers, and Sam Smith
After a fairly sluggish summer, September came out swinging to tip off the fall season proper. What started with The National, Tori Amos, ..
Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace covers The Mountain Goats’ “The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton”: Stream
Photo by David Brendan Hall On April 6th, Merge Records will release I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats: All Hail West Texas, an album ..
Glen Hansard announces new album, Between Two Shores, shares “Time Will Be the Healer”: Stream
Photo by Dara Munnis Irish folk songwriter Glen Hansard will return early next year with his third solo album, Between Two Shores. ..
Thee Conductor and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy share video for new song “Face Crinkle”: Watch
Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest hit single. The career of Austin-based ..
Artist of the Month Phoebe Bridgers releases her debut album, Stranger in the Alps: Stream/Download
Artist of the Month Phoebe Bridgers has revealed debut full-length, Stranger in the Alps. Listen to the entire thing below via Spotify ..
Holly Miranda covers Leonard Cohen’s “I’m Your Man” for gender-swapping singles series Instant Love: Stream
Holly Miranda photo by Ben Kaye 10 Things… is a recurring new music feature in which an artist goes H.A.M. on a particular topic. ..
Noah Gundersen shares a Track by Track breakdown of his new album, White Noise: Stream
Photo by Charlie Shuck Track by Track is a recurring new music feature in which an artist offers a comprehensive rundown of their ..
Perfume Genius shares new video for “Wreath”, plus 2017 tour dates: Watch
Perfume Genius, aka Mike Hadreas, returned earlier this year with the superb full-length, No Shape. Today, the singer-songwriter has released ..
Lido Pimienta’s La Papessa wins the 2017 Polaris Prize
Colombian-Canadian musician Lido Pimienta’s La Papessa has won the 2017 Polaris Music Prize. Now in its 12th year, the annual ..
Album Review: Yusuf / Cat Stevens – The Laughing Apple
The forward slash in Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ billing says quite a lot about the folksinger’s return to conventional Western recording ..
10 Years and 10 Questions with Yusuf / Cat Stevens
Standing and chanting “46664,” I truly understood power: power of peace, power of inclusion, power of mind. In 2003, Nelson ..
Phoebe Bridgers shares the Origins of her new single, “Funeral”: Stream
Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest hit single. Though her debut album is called ..
Bob Dylan announces US fall tour with Mavis Staples
Bob Dylan recently wrapped up one of summer’s most anticipated tours, but already he’s looking to hit the road once again. The singer-songwriter ..
Ryan Adams performs “To Be Without You” on Ellen: Watch
Photo by Heather Kaplan This summer, Ryan Adams has made waves for cutting down UK indie rockers alt-J, roasting his contemporaries The Strokes ..
Ted Leo returns with new solo album, The Hanged Man: Stream/download
Photo by Mindy Tucker Ted Leo celebrates the release of his new solo album, The Hanged Man, today. Apple Music and Spotify users can hear ..
Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard forms new band Bermuda Triangle, shares debut song “Rosey”: Stream
Photo by Harvey Hale In July, Alabama Shakes vocalist/guitarist Brittany Howard debuted her new side-project, Bermuda Triangle, during ..
Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett detail collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice, share “Over Everything” video: Watch
Photo by Danny Cohen In June, Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett announced that a collaborative album would soon be on the way. ..
John Maus announces two new albums, shares “The Combine”: Stream
Photo by Shawn Brackbill It’s been six years, but John Maus is finally set to return with new music. In fact, he’s got two releases ..