Walter Martin’s Single “We Like the Zoo (Cuz We’re Animals Too)” Currently Featured in Pitchfork

Walter Martin, of The Walkmen, currently has his single “We Like the Zoo” off of his new EP – We’re all Young Together (released on May 13) – featured on Pitchfork. Walt says of the song:  “We Like the Zoo (’cause We’re Animals Too)” is my tribute to the lost art of the novelty song. Read more | Click here to read the Pitchfork Feature

Arc Iris Currently Featured on NPR Music – All Things Considered

Arc Iris is currently featured on NPRs "All Things Considered". The feature includes the full video for her single "Singing so Sweetly" as well as a profile of the band and review by Jim Fusilli. Read more | Visit the NPR feature here

Rhiannon Giddens, of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, has teamed up with Marcus Mumford, Elvis Costello, and more to work on an unfinished Bob Dylan album

Rhiannon Giddens, of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, has joined Marcus Mumford, Elvis Costello, T-Bone Burnett, and Jim James of My Morning Jacket to complete a previously unfinished Bob Dylan Album. Read more | Read the Guardian feature

Rolling Stone Premieres Arc Iris’s New Video for “Whiskey Man”

Rolling Stone premieres the video for Arc Iris’s song “Whiskey Man” and says of Jocie Adams, “her amazing voice is the standout on this track from Arc Iris, which drops April 1st. ” You can watch the video and read the Rolling Stone review here. Visit Arc Iris’s tour page to see her upcoming dates Read more | Watch the video premiere on Rolling Stone

BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO KICKS OFF JIMMY FALLON’S FINAL SHOW

Jimmy Fallon chose Buckwheat Zydeco to kick off Friday’s final Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show. Superfan Jimmy Fallon performed “On a Night Like This” from Buckwheat Zydeco’s first Island Records album of the same name, alongside Buckwheat Zydeco and The Roots. “Man we had a blast,” said Dural. “It was such an honor to Read more | Watch Buckwheat Zydeco's performance with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots

Leyla McCalla’s new album – Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes is now available in North America and featured on NPR (Music Maker in North America/Dixie Frog in Europe)

The album reimagines eight of Hughes' poems as well as featuring a number of Haitian folk songs and a few original compositions. It was voted Best Album of 2013 in Songlines Magazine, The London Times, and FROOTS Read more | Hear Leyla currently featured on NPR

Stereogum premieres the video for Minor Alps’ “Waiting for You”

Stereogum premieres the all new video from Minor Alps album, "Get There". The video tells the story of two kindred spirits as they spend time in the city. Read more | Watch the video

FILTER Premieres the video for Arc Iris’ “Singing so Sweetly”

FILTER debuts Arc Iris's new video for "Singing so Sweetly" today on their website - the video was directed by Anne Beal and is off of Arc Iris's debut self-titled album which will be released on April 1. Read more | Watch the video here

SHOWTIME Premieres “Another Day, Another Time” featuring Rhiannon Giddens and Hubby Jenkins of The Carolina Chocolate Drops

See Rhiannon Giddens and Hubby Jenkins, of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, perform as part of "Another Day/Another Time: Celebrating the music of Llewyn Davis" airing on SHOWTIME tonight - December 13 - at 8:00pm. Read more | Click here to view the trailer

Congratulations to Clifton Chenier on receiving a “Lifetime Achievement” Grammy Award

C.J. Chenier will accept a “Lifetime Achievement” Grammy award on behalf of his father, Clifton Chenier, at a special invitation-only ceremony, which will be held during GRAMMY Week on Saturday, January 25, 2014.  A formal acknowledgment will be made during the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast, which will be held at Staples Center in Los Read more | Read the Grammy announcement here