Folk Sounds Like Fuck

Once upon a time, folk and folk-rock were played on mainstream radio. Try to imagine Live 105 playing Joni Mitchell. Yeah right! That could…

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The Australian Evangelist

The Go-Betweens were one of the classiest, most literate new wave combos of the 1980s. The Australian act was led by Grant McLennan and…

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Sweet Marissa

Say “goth” to the average quasi-hipster and he'll know the reference pertains to saturnine, dark-clothed youth with thick black eyeliner who listen almost exclusively…

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Going Blank Again

With Landfair, SoCal native Matt Adams runs his Blank Tapes aground on S.F.'s thriving folk scene

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Hear This

Electrelane proffers that come close/go away rock; punk paragons the Leaving Trains do the “all original members” thing

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Love Stinks

A warm, fuzzy roundup of depressing anti-Valentine's Day anthems

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