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Thirteen

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.

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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/)

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//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 […]

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“Germany’s Been Cold At Me”

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.