[NEW] Laura Marling – Where Can I Go?

Laura Marling - Once I Was An Eagle
Laura Marling
Where Can I Go?

London indie folk musician Laura Marling will release her fourth studio album, Once I Was An Eagle, in May. Today, we get a taste of that record with “Where Can I Go?”, a lovely track that starts off melancholic and wistful, exact fingers dancing over an acoustic guitar, only to later be stirred up with a vigorous, bold confidence towards the end. Whether it’s her beautiful, captivating vocals, or the loud, hearty organ, there’s a real commanding and emotional power in Marling’s latest offering and we can’t wait to see what the rest of her LP will sound like.

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As you may or may not know, SXSW is just around the corner. And if you don’t know now, you will soon, with blog coverage from here to Timbuktu. If you are so lucky to head to Austin next week, let this playlist serenade you in your plane, train or automobile ride to a week of magical musical bliss. And if the luck ain’t in your cards this year, try looking at the bright side. At least you still have a few Indie Dojo’s to play.

K.S. Rhoads
Harvest
Brainstorm
She Moves
The Duke of Norfolk
Thanatophobia
Old Folk
Die Young
The District
Lyla
Under White Pines
Loose Skin (November, You Curse Word)
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[Folk] Luke Sital-Singh – Bottled Up Tight

Singer-songwriter Luke Sital-Singh pierces our hearts with this moving new track called “Bottled Up Tight”. The London artist, who previously released his debut EP Fail For You to much acclaim — couples his delicate, melting vocals with visual and poetic lyricism (“I feel the fire / I see the flame, set me alight / Bring me desire / Bottled up tight”).  The track is honest, beautiful and, by the end, nearly burns its emotions into you, sure to leave quite the impressive scar on your musical soul. Listen in below and pick up his forthcoming Old Flint EP on April 15th via Raygun Records.

Bottled Up Tight

via TLOBF

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[Folk] Fossil Collective – Under My Arrest

We’ve been following British folk duo Fossil Collective since their first “Let It Go” EP and now, a year later, we finally have our first taste of their eagerly anticipated debut album, “Tell Where I Lie”.

“Under My Arrest” is the first cut from the album to surface and has certainly been worth waiting for. A sweeping five-minute tapestry of delicately woven instrumentation and soaring harmonies, “Under My Arrest” highlights Fossil Collective’s confidence as songwriters and hints at the album’s potential to soundtrack those hazy summer afternoons.

Fossil Collective
Under My Arrest

“Tell Where I Lie” hits record stores on April 8th via Dirty Hit but is available to pre-order now.

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[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (February 2013 Round #4)

What is the Indie Dojo good for? For those days when your eyes have been glued to a computer screen for an obscene amount of hours. When the whites of your eyes look like you confused Red Color 40 for Visine and it feels as if there are a million tiny men with lit torches running around in circles. In times of a much needed break from our technology driven world, we suggest this. Hit play on the Dojo, turn off your computer monitor or dim your laptop screen, lean back, and let your ears take the next shift.

The Lonely Wild
Buried In the Murder
Kithkin
Goliath
Mt Royal
Missing Reward
The Senators
The Sea and Its Floor
Tomten
Anyones Guess
The Novel Ideas
Saint Marie

 

 

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Likely to be his most personal album yet — as it was written during a particularly trying time in his marriage — The Beast In Its Tracks by Josh Ritter is a record we’ve been anxiously waiting for. But now we don’t need to look any further, as the entire LP is currently streaming a week before it officially drops! A bunch of new tunes from a gifted singer-songwriter that has the power to move and captivate with just his voice and a couple of guitar strums? Count us in.

Stream Josh Ritter’s The Beast In Its Tracks via NPR.

Joy To You Baby
from The Beast in Its Tracks
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