Rachel is an educator and music writer in her native island of Manhattan. She co-hosts the 'Adobe & Teardrops' podcast with Von Cloedt of Americana Rock Mix.
Roberta Lea Transcends the Patriarchy in ‘Too Much of a Woman’ [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
Get a first listen to "Too Much of a Woman," Roberta Lea's bold and blazing anthem of empowerment.
Veronique Medrano Laments ‘Running on Empty’ In Defiant New Track [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
It's a raucous examination of what it takes to pick yourself up when you no longer have gas in the tank.
John-Allison Weiss Takes ‘The Long Way’ [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
On "The Long Way," Weiss nestles their crooning tenor among a warm cocoon of acoustic and steel guitars.
PREMIERE: Nordicana Band Darling West Share Captivating New Video for ‘Still Here’
The Norwegian band's latest single draws listeners in with its strong melody and refuses to let go.
Meet the Banjo’s Cousin, the Ekonting, With Jules Diatta
This unique, three-stringed gourd instrument is at the center of a stunning new collection of roots music from West Africa.
Karen Jonas Breaks Free on Gothic ‘Rock the Boat’ [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
Hear the sweeping cut from the talented songsmith's upcoming sixth studio album.
Chicago’s Dogs at Large Face the Music in ‘Feels Like This Is the End’ [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
The burgeoning Chicago-based outfit's look at an all-too-relatable human struggle is a perfect mix of dreamy indie rock and alt-country.
Elliah Heifetz Cuts Loose as Post-COVID “Modern Man”
What do you do when the crushing pressures of a pandemic, the economic realities of an artist's life, and making it in New York City weight down on you? You laugh it off of course -- like in any good country song. In "Modern Man," Elliah Heifetz marries contemporary pressures with classic honky-tonk for a rollicking good time...
Matt Andersen Knows It’s Tougher on ‘The Other Side of Goodbye’ [LISTEN]
Belting in the style of R&B's most beloved legends, Andersen stuns with his timeless breakup anthem "Other Side of Goodbye."