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

Josh Ritter’s new music video for “Evil Eye” – an homage to 70s horror films – premieres

Josh Ritter has just premiered his new video for the song "Evil Eye" off of his 2013 album Beast in its Tracks. The video pays homage to the popular horror films of the 1970s. Read more | Watch the video here

Minor Alps’ second single, “Far From the Roses” from their upcoming Album “Get There” (released October 29) premiers today on Stereogum

Today, Stereogum premiered the second single from Minor Alps upcoming album "Get There". Stereogum raves about the track, staying "It’s a wonderful, unpredictable song made up of (as the two sing at one point) “tiny victories and bursts of speed.”' Read more | Click here to listen to the track

Rhiannon Giddens gets rave reviews for her appearance in ‘ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER TIME: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF “INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS”’ concert at Town Hall

Rhiannon Giddens performance at the "Another Day, Another Time" Concert landed her rave reviews, with The New York Times' Jon Pareles saying: Read more | read the New York Times concert review

Agnes Obel’s new album, “Aventine” to be Released on September 30 (PIAS Recordings)

Agnes Obel's new album, "Aventine" will be released on September 30 by PIAS Recordings. Read more | click here for an album teaser