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Last week, I received an email from Ian Urbina, and it was the first I had heard of his ongoing project The Outlaw Ocean, and the outreach of The Outlaw Ocean Music Project. Read on for some more information about this exciting effort, and episode 3 of The Weekly Catch,

Within days of Ireland’s lockdown, BBC Folk Award winner and RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards nominee Daoirí Farrell set up a corner of his kitchen as a makeshift stage and began live streaming. There was no plan to make this a regular event but with close to 2k comments and

Ryan Montbleau & Tall Heights are no strangers to success, having collaborated together already on a cover of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” that, since 2014, has been streamed over 60 million times. They are back with another beautiful reinvention of an established masterpiece, this time with a gorgeous rendition of

After Alex Di Leo moved to Nashville from his hometown in Southern Florida, the 23-year-old musician found himself thrown into an endless cycle of eye-opening experiences, relationship struggles, and bad decisions. With a new batch of music written on tour with artists like Max Frost and Cody Lovaas, Di Leo

Steve Jobs handpicked a song by Yael Naïm – “New Soul” – to launch Apple’s MacBook Air in 2007. She soon became the first Israeli solo artist to earn a Top 10 hit in the US. Now, she counts Sam Smith among her fans. “Shine” is a hauntingly gorgeous example

Born and raised in a sleepy mountain town in northern Idaho, singer-songwriter Jeff Crosby creates wistful and poetic music that treads a line between the genres of folk, rock, and Americana. Writing about the rare beauty found in his travels and the unconventional stories of the people and places he
Ron Pope: Habits

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Ron Pope has been navigating a sea change as of late. On his upcoming album, Bone Structure, he uses music to explain the principles that have guided his own life, which in turn forced Pope to reexamine his hard-fought journey from impoverished child of teenaged parents, to broken-hearted
Beach Bunny

Beach Bunny reveals “Ms. California,” the second single from their forthcoming debut LP Honeymoon out February 14, 2020 on Mom+Pop. This powerful track showcases the contrast between an upbeat, rapturous melody and lyrics that are filled with a complicated envy. Honeymoon marks Beach Bunny’s first project to be released with
Margaux Bouchegnies is a singer-songwriter from Seattle

Margaux Bouchegnies is a singer-songwriter from Seattle, currently based in Brooklyn. Influenced by folk-rock of the 70s, Joni Mitchell, David Byrne, and Lyle Brewer, her guitar-driven songwriting balances lush arrangements with poignant, soft-spoken lyrics. Cave In is a multifaceted and ambitious single that joins the gritty pop style of Aimee
Melancholic Piano Pop from Kansas City.

Anson Seabra grew up in Kansas City and got started with music at the young age of 6 years old, playing piano. But it wasn’t until he already had a degree in computer science, and a sweet corporate internship, that he realized all at once that music is everything. Anson