Sammy Brue – I Am Nice (2017) [WEB FLAC]

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Artist: Sammy Brue
Album: I Am Nice
Genre: Folk
Year: 2017
Size: ~ 273 mb
Source: Digital Download
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Quality: lossless
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit

Description:

Sammy Brue embodies the kind of wisdom, talent and natural empathy that are often signs of age and maturity, and yet at 15 years old, Brue can place himself in the shoes of others, real or fictionalized, and write stories about them. The Ogden, UT based songwriter has been writing songs since the age of 10. He signed to New West Records at 14 and now, with his debut album in hand, Sammy Brue takes the next step forward. The forthcoming album, I Am Nice, produced by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes) and John Paul White (former Civil Wars) will be released June 9, 2017. Recorded in Florence, AL, they created a brilliant album with nuanced dimension that provides emotional resonance to Brue’s songs which Rolling Stone described as “a collection of devastatingly beautiful songs that touch on heartbreak, jealousy, God and suicide.” Rolling Stone would further declare Brue “an Americana prodigy.” Though Sammy may appear quiet and unassuming, his songs speak volumes. From busking at Sundance at age 10, to opening for Justin Townes Earle, John Paul White, Lucinda Williams and John Moreland to mention a few, as well as performing at Summer Set and the Newport Folk Festival, you will be hearing a lot about Sammy Brue as he stands on the precipice of what appears to be a long and ever-evolving creative journey.

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Kathryn Williams – Songs from the Novel: Greatest Hits (2017) [WEB FLAC]

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Artist: Kathryn Williams
Album: Songs from the Novel: Greatest Hits
Genre: Folk
Year: 2017
Size: ~ 296 mb
Source: Digital Download
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Quality: lossless
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit

Description:

Imagine if your favourite books came with a soundtrack. How much more swept up would you be if they had a surging musical undertow, just as they do in the movies? That’s the idea explored here by folk musician Kathryn Williams and author Laura Barnett, the former having written the accompaniment to the latter’s new novel about a Joni Mitchell-like singer who retreats from fame after her 70s heyday.

For Williams, who has previously conceived a concept album about Sylvia Plath, it’s an opportunity to somewhat awkwardly apply her delicate whimsy to blues-rock (Road of Shadows), smoky girl group-pop (She Wears a Dress), Mazzy Star influences (Lilies) and even some ham-fisted electronica (Architect). At first it’s a jolting listen, but on songs such as Queen of the Snow and Gethsemane Williams’s songwriting feels lusher and more natural. Whatever the genre, though, you really need care about the character to appreciate the depth of the songs; in which case, read the book first.

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Michael Nau – Some Twist (2017) [WEB FLAC]

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Artist: Michael Nau
Album: Some Twist
Genre: Folk
Year: 2017
Size: ~ 234 mb
Source: Digital Download
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Quality: lossless
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit

Description:

Michael Nau returns with his new album, Some Twist, out June 16th. Some Twist is the follow up to 2016’s Mowing and its announcement comes amidst a flurry of recent activity. Two weeks ago, Nau debuted songs from Some Twist on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic and headlined two sold out shows on back-to-back nights in Los Angeles. He has received extensive BBC radio play and been selected as a “6 Music Recommends” pick. One-off single “Love Survive” cracked the top 50 on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart and Elton John has played Nau on his Beats1 show. Suicide Squeeze Records is proud to release Some Twist on LP and CD. The first pressing of the album is available on 1,000 copies of pink vinyl and contains a download code. CD is housed in a digipak.

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Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up (2017) [CD FLAC]

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Artist: Fleet Foxes
Album: Crack-Up
Genre: Folk
Year: 2017
Size: ~ 331 mb
Source: CD
Format: FLAC (tracks + .cue)
Quality: lossless
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit

Description:

Fleet Foxes will release Crack-Up, its long-awaited and highly anticipated third album, June 16 on Nonesuch Records. Crack-Up comes six years after the 2011 release of Helplessness Blues and nearly a decade since the band’s 2008 self-titled debut. All eleven of the songs on Crack-Up were written by Robin Pecknold. The album was co-produced by Pecknold and Skyler Skjelset, his longtime bandmate, collaborator, and childhood friend. Crack-Up was recorded at various locations across the United States between July 2016 and January 2017: at Electric Lady Studios, Sear Sound, The Void, Rare Book Room, Avast, and The Unknown. Phil Ek mixed the album, at Sear Sound, and it was mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound. Fleet Foxes is Robin Pecknold (vocals, multi-instrumentalist), Skyler Skjelset (multi-instrumentalist, vocals), Casey Wescott (multi-instrumentalist, vocals), Christian Wargo (multi-instrumentalist, vocals), and Morgan Henderson (multi-instrumentalist).
“A rich, ideas-driven record which pulls off a pretty unlikely feat: infusing Fleet Foxes’ music with the same sense of transcendence and beauty that they managed the first time, now delivered with an added sense of expansive musical ambition. Confirms that rarest of achievements: a group somehow hanging on to the essence of who they are, while pushing their art into thrillingly unforseen places.” Q Magazine

“At a time when indie-rock seems to be growing more culturally marginal by the day, Crack-Up is a defiant artistic statement, an album that dares to feel important.” The New York Times
“Likely to be the most remarkable album you will hear this year…the return of one of the most original bands of this century.” The Times

“Astonishing. Crack-Up may be the most anticipated release of the year; a welcome return. Ambitious, mature, meticulous.” Uncut

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Paul Simon – The Concert In Hyde Park (2017) [WEB FLAC]

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Artist: Paul Simon
Album: The Concert In Hyde Park
Genre: Folk
Year: 2017
Size: ~ 774 mb
Source: Digital Download
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Quality: lossless
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit

Description:

‘The Concert in Hyde Park’ chronicles the legendary artist’s historic concert at the 2012 Hard Rock Calling Festival in London with an epic career-spanning set including Simon s most enduring hits (“Kodachrome,” “Graceland,” “Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard,” “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”), fan favorites, and two Simon & Garfunkel classics. The concert features a reunion with the original Graceland musicians on the Grammy-winning album’s 25th anniversary, including Hugh Masekela and Ladysmith Black Mambazo, as well as a surprise appearance from reggae legend Jimmy Cliff, performing his original songs “The Harder They Come” and “Many Rivers to Cross”, and a duet with Cliff and Simon on “Vietnam” and “Mother and Child Reunion.”

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Big Thief – Capacity (2017) [WEB FLAC]

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Artist: Big Thief
Album: Capacity
Genre: Folk
Year: 2017
Size: ~ 215 mb
Source: Digital Download
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Quality: lossless
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit

Description:

The trails that Brooklyn’s Big Thief — Adrianne Lenker (guitar, vocals), Buck Meek (guitar), Max Oleartchik (bass), and James Krivchenia (drums) — take us down on Capacity, are overgrown with the wilderness of pumping souls. After last year’s stunning Masterpiece, Capacity was recorded in a snowy winter nest in upstate New York at Outlier Studio with producer Andrew Sarlo. The album jumps right into lives marked up and nipped in surprisingly swift fashion. They are peopled and unpeopled, spooked and soothed, regenerating back into a state where they can once again be vulnerable. Lenker’s songs introduce us to a gallery of multifacted women and deal with the complicated matters of identity — at once dangerous and curious, though never unbelievable. Lenker shows us the gentle side of being ripped open. Tricked into love, done in and then witnessing the second act of pulling oneself back together to prepare for it to all happen again, but this time to a sturdier soul, one who is going to take the punches better than ever before and deal some jabs and roundhouses of their own. The album is thick with raw, un-doctored beauty: most of the songs on Capacity were played for the first time in the studio and were recorded the same day. “There is a darker darkness and a lighter light on this album,” Lenker explains. “The songs search for a deeper level of self-acceptance, to embrace the world within and without. I think Masterpiece began that process, as a reaction from inside the pain, whereas I feel Capacity examines the pain from the outside.”

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Jordan Reyne – Best Of (2017) [WEB FLAC]

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Artist: Jordan Reyne
Album: Best Of
Genre: Folk
Year: 2017
Size: ~ 418 mb
Source: Digital Download
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Quality: lossless
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit

Description:

A listener-voted Best Of, from the Resident Evil 7 trailer vocalist, Jordan Reyne, with tracks from all her past releases. Alternative music ranging from dark/ celtic folk, folk-rock, industrial, electronic and avant-garde. Imogen Heap meets Wovenhand.

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