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Download Kate Faust’s soulful cover of Roberta Flack’s “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”

Kate Faust | photo by Emily Paige Townsend | via facebook.com/iamkatefaust
Kate Faust | photo by Emily Paige Townsend | via facebook.com/iamkatefaust

Philly singer-songwriter Kate Faust has modernized the timeless classic “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” written by Ewan MacColl and later made famous by folk singer Roberta Flack. Originally written for MacColl’s wife Peggy Seegar, Faust wrote on her Soundcloud that her interpretation combines the narrative of the song with her favorite love story from the film, The Secretary.

“Both of these stories speak to me of erotic power,” Faust said. “The energy that gives birth to freedom, joy, and empowerment. The true elixir of love.” Continue reading →

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Download The Barr Brothers’ sweaty, electric new song “Half Crazy”

Photo courtesy of the artist
Photo courtesy of the artist

The Barr Brothers are releasing their new album, Sleeping Operator, (Secret City Records), on October 7th. Based in Montreal, the band includes brothers Brad on guitar/vocals and Andrew on drums, classical harpist Sarah Pagé, and pianist/bassist Andrès Vial. Continue reading →

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Download “Every Morning” by J Mascis via NPR Music’s Heavy Rotation

Photo by Justin Lapriore
Photo by Justin Lapriore

J Mascis, frontman for Dinosaur Jr is releasing a new solo album. Tied To A Star, on August 25th, on Sub Pop Records. It’s his second solo album for the Seattle label, and features guest appearances from Mark Mulcahy (Miracle Legion) and Chan Marshall (Cat Power). Continue reading →

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