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Featured Artist: Swear and Shake

Swear and Shake — whose founding members Adam McHeffey (banjo, vocals) and Poughkeepsie native Kari Spieler (guitar, vocals) met at SUNY Purchase just a few years ago — may only have one full album (Maple Ridge, 2012) under their figurative belts, but to call them newbies would be a mistake.

Based in Brooklyn with an indie-folk sound, the band is surprisingly accomplished considering

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The Avett Brothers on Recording ‘The Carpenter,’ Working With Rick Rubin + the Reasons for the Folk-Rock Boom

As leaders of the Avett Brothers, Seth and Scott Avett have enjoyed tremendous mainstream success, particularly for musicians whose songs are rooted in traditional folk, country and bluegrass. And yet not much has changed for these siblings from Concord, N.C. Their 2009 major label debut, 'I and Love and You,' cracked the Top 20, arguably kick-starting the current folk-rock boom, but chatting with Diffuser.fm following a recent string of European tour dates, younger sibling Seth seemed reluctant to take the credit.

Like its predecessor, last year's follow-up, 'The Carpenter,' was recorded in Los Angeles with legendary producer Rick Rubin, but this time around, the brothers weren't afraid to put the down the banjos in favor of experimenting, most notably in the electric 'Paul Newman Versus the Demons.' In his conversation with Diffuser.fm, Seth discussed how fans have received 'The Carpenter' and shared his theory on why old-timey sounds are all the rage. He also extolled the benefits of being pretty and looked ahead to this year's Mountain Jam festival.

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Featured Artist: The Lone Bellow

Before you discount The Lone Bellow as just another old-timey-dressed trio jumping on the neo-folk bandwagon, take a listen. They’re different.

Like many of today’s popular folk bands, most of their

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White Denim Recruit Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to Produce Tracks for Next Album

White Denim have started working on a follow-up to their 2011 album 'D,' and singer-guitarist James Petralli reveals that the Austin-based psych-rockers laid down a few tracks for the disc at Wilco's Chicago studio, the Loft, with that group's frontman, Jeff Tweedy, in the producer's chair.

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New Music Video From Futurebirds – “Virginia Slims”

Futurebirds have a new record coming out on April 16th. After an explosive week at SXSW, the Athen, GA-based band presents a new video for their tune "Virginia Slims"!

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Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers: Van Sessions

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers pass the time on tour by playing cover songs in their van, recording them with an iPhone and posting them online for fun. They do, indeed, wear their seatbelts.

Here are some of our favorites:

"Dea

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The Avett Brothers New Music Video – “February Seven”

The Avett Brothers have released a brand new music video for their song "February Seven" of their latest record The Carpenter:

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Amy Helm Joined By Mike Gordon In Vermont

Amy Helm was joined by Phish bassist and Mountain Jam alum, Mike Gordon, at her performance on Saturday, 3/2/13, at Higher Ground in South Burlington, VT.

Gordon joined the Helm's band on acoustic guitar for

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Gaslight Anthem Behind-The-Scenes Video with Elisha Cuthbert

The Gaslight Anthem's latest record, Handwritten, reached #3 on Billboards Hot 200 last fall! Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album's second single, "Here Comes My Man" featuring Elisha Cuthbert (of Fox's 24 and The Girl Next Door)!

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Final Lineup Additions!

MOUNTAIN JAM ADDS MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD, BIG GIGANTIC, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM AND MORE TO 2013 LINEUP

LATE NIGHT: BIG GIGANTIC, CONSPIRATOR, SOULIVE, WHITE DENIM, HOLY GHOST! (DJ SET)

"PRETTY EARLY" TICKETS ON-SALE NOW AND SELLING QUICKLY
The Mountain Jam Festival announces the addition of nineteen bands to the already impressive 2013 festival lineup. Fe

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