One time I heard someone on the internet call Dawes the best band in the world.
Featuring songs inspired by the 2012 death of his mother (Carrie), Sufjan Stevens returns to his indie-folk roots for his newest album.
A new Pop Group album is sure to be a pretty big deal for a pretty small group of people. If I didn't have you at "A new Pop Group album", here's a quick primer: think the funky, political post-punk elements of Gang of Four mixed with the noisy, unhinged elements of Nick Cave's Birthday Party. While you're at it, get 1979's Y, too. It may be a half step below the best Gang of Four or Birthday Party stuff, but "Thief of Fire" and "She is Beyond Good and Evil" are classic tracks.
Lonesome Dove author Larry McMurtry's son is something of a star in his own right, a singer-songwriter in the country/western milieu with eleven albums to his credit.
The fourth LP from Sweden's singer-songwriter Kristian Matsson. Wikipedia doesn't tell me how tall he actually is.
I have it on reasonably good authority that this is not the same Florence from those Progressive commercials.
People seem to like Father John Misty. Perhaps you're one of them. Perhaps you don't know it yet, but if you check out the CD from the library and listen to it, you'll like him, too. It's worth a shot.