Dom Flemons’ New Solo Album “Prospect Hill” (Music Maker) Currently Featured on USA Today

Dom Flemons first solo album “Prospect Hill”, which will be available from Music Maker on July 22, is currently being featured in USA Today. The album is reviewed as well as being available to stream in its entirety. Dom says of the album, and his new solo endeavors, “I wanted to show people the other Read more | Click here for the USA Today feature and album stream

Congratulations to The Holmes Brothers on their NEA National Heritage Fellowship Award!

The National Endowment for the Arts announced that the Holmes Brothers —Wendell Holmes, Sherman Holmes, and Popsy Dixon—are recipients of a 2014 NEA National Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.  The Holmes Brothers are known for their distinct style of American music that blends blues, soul, gospel, traditional hymns, spirituals, country, Read more | visit the NEA Website here

NPR Premieres new Agnes Obel Video, “Dorian”

NPR premieres "Dorian," the brand new music video from Danish singer/songwriter/pianist Agnes Obel, one of the most intriguing and captivating artists to land on American sol in some time. Read more | Watch Agnes Obel's new video for "Dorian" here

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