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Listen: Kevin Morby Shares New Song in Honor of Orlando Shooting Victims - “Beautiful Strangers”

Plus a Cover of Townes Van Zandt's "No Place to Fall," Proceeds Benefit Everytown for Gun Safety

Oct 27, 2016

Kevin Morby released his excellent latest album, Singing Saw, back in April via Dead Oceans. Now he has shared a brand new single, “Beautiful Strangers,” which is in honor of the victims of the Orlando nightclub mass shooting in June. More


My Favorite Album: Chelsea Wolfe on Townes Van Zandt’s Self-Titled Album

“[Townes Van Zandt] came to terms with his desperation; he was okay with that. He wasn’t afraid to break his own heart.”

Jul 22, 2020

Having put her smartphone in the fridge because it got too hot sitting in the sun, Chelsea Wolfe is sharing some compelling information about Townes Van Zandt, who died on New Year’s Day, 1997. Wolfe says that the Texas songwriter once threw himself out of a window to see how it felt, and that he wrote a song while sitting inside of a closet. More


Feb 06, 2023

For the 35th anniversary of Townes Van Zandt’s second-to-last full-length studio album released in his lifetime, 1987’s At My Window (originally released on Sugar Hill Records), Craft Recordings (with help from Sugar Hill) has put out a wonderful sounding and looking reissue that does this wonderful and often times overlooked album justice. More