My Brightest Diamond Song for RAINN

My Brightest Diamond donated her exquisite song “This is My Hand” to our for RAINN benefit album, which features a wide selection of old favorites and new, exclusive recordings. For just a $10 (or more) donation directly to RAINN through Muruch’s fundraising page, you get 25 mp3s and an illustrated PDF booklet of liner notes.

Along with My Brightest Diamond, the album features music and poetry by Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano, American Gods/Coraline author Neil Gaiman, Midlake, Flogging Molly, Poe, The Mynabirds, The Voice‘s Kat Robichaud, Amanda Palmer, Allison Crowe, Crystal Good, Kevin Kantor and many more.

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Allison Crowe: Newfoundland Vinyl 3 (Album Review & Mp3s)

Canadian singer-songwriter Allison Crowe continues her Newfoundland Vinyl traditional folk series with the release of Newfoundland Vinyl 3. Allison gives new meaning to the word multi-tasking by once again arranging, performing, producing and engineering a collection of traditional Canadian and Celtic folk songs from the local theatrical production for which she serves as Musical Director. Following is my review of the album along with several mp3s, including three songs premiering here on…

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White Hinterland: New Song “Chill & Natural”

It’s been almost a decade since we introduced you to Casey Dienel as part of Muruch’s Surfacing series and 5 years since we announced her then new band White Hinterland. Since then, her sound has gone from quirky Vaudeville piano to somber indie-folk to the noisy party pop of White Hinterland’s new song “Chill & Natural.” I can’t say I like the new, radio friendly Casey as well as that eccentric singer-songwriter who once opened for The Dresden Doll. But I’ll take good pop over bad any day…

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