Justin Jacobs

Avetts' Americana

Avetts' Americana

Seth Avett says he doesn't know a lot about love, but he's learning fast. "Every time I think I know a lot about it, I'm brought back to Earth," he says. "Love is a very humbling thing." Fittingly, North Carolina's Avett Brothers are humble gentlemen. Avett, his older brother Scott and bandmate Bob Crawford made their name on an immediately likable mix of heartfelt, folk-rock love songs and singal
Indie Act Alt-J Wins Mercury Prize

Alt-J Ready for U.S. Debut With 'An Awesome Wave'

Alt-J formed in 2008, then spent almost four years honing in on a sound before recording its debut. "An Awesome Wave" has already been released in England, but arrives stateside on Sept. 18.
Chris Robinson's Fresh Jams

Chris Robinson's Fresh Jams

In 2011, Chris Robinson Brotherhood played 118 shows before ever releasing an album, which meant concert-goers only knew one thing when they bought tickets: This was the new band of the Black Crowes frontman. And that's exactly how Robinson wanted to launch his new project. "We were in a van, loading our own gear. We played little clubs on Tuesday and Wednesday nights," he says. "That's how we in
Outside Lands 2012: Live Photos

Dispatch Returns With First Album in 12 Years

Dispatch will self-release "Circles Around the Sun" on its Bomber Records label, its first batch of new music in 12 years, then tour through the fall in Europe and the United States.
Yuna Talks Career Start, Pharrell Williams & More

Yuna Talks Career Start, Pharrell Williams & More

Two years after she arrived stateside, Yuna's self-titled debut of breezy, trip-hop pop will be released April 24 on Fader Label, distributed by RED and with tracks produced by Pharrell Williams.

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