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Devendra Banhart – Für Hildegard Von Bingen

While he’s probably most known for his 2005 hit, “I Feel Just Like A Child”, another favorite Devendra cut of mine happens to be the multi-part, folkie psych rocker, “Seahorse”. And although I don’t require every song to be an 8 minute transcendent journey, if I could levy just one complaint about ”Für Hildegard Von Bingen”, it would be that it’s just too short.

Kurt Vile – Girl Called Alex

Kurt Vile was last seen when he dropped one of the best albums of 2011, Smoke Ring For My Halo, (which just so happened to include my 6th favorite song of the year, “Puppet To The Man”) but the guy must have be...

Phosphorescent – The Quotidian Beasts

Matthew Houck is the man behind the Americana act Phosphorescent and his latest offering Muchacho contains some really moving stuff. The first single “Song For Zula” is filled with longing strings and practical...