Thirteen by Bedouine, Waxahatchee and Hurray for the Riff Raff is a bittersweet cover of the Big Start song, the perfect soundtrack for loevely late summer weather and an antidote to the news. Find the single on bandcamp.
Hurray for the Riff Raff’s feminist retelling of the murder ballad, “The Body Electric” is my favorite and possible most important (folk) song of the year. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
//www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/CzHUNNzfHjw I first heard of Lydia Loveless via NPR Music’s Austin 100. Her rocker “Really Wanna See You” is a great intro into her current work: The great voice, the lyrics full of honesty and wit, and her backing band that takes her “classic country music success story” and gives it more of an musical […]
Hurray For The Riff Raff’s new album Small Town Heroes is a beautiful piece of timeless yet contemporary folk music. It’s streaming as a First Listen on the NPR Music blog. I’m looking forward to the release on February 11th.