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 Beth White's record Soul Evolution is lush, sweet, and warm. "Work This Out" makes use of a tasteful horn section and showcases a gospel choir, and "If It Makes You Happy" is so delightfully serene that it made me smile. But easy-going songwriting and...

Jun 21, 2018

 Roanoke is a delightful folk collective with a luscious new music video out called "Silent Films." The video incorporates double-exposed clips of the band and nostalgic scenes of highways and countrysides. "Imagine what we'd see in our own silent films" is sung in...

Jun 15, 2018

 "Love has nothing to say about it now" sing Maya de Vitry and Oliver Craven in unison, until de Vitry's voice vanishes into the distance with a repeated "nothing to say about it now..." The new Stray Birds' (de Vitry, Craven and Charlie Muench) single...

Jun 15, 2018

 VALA doesn't only sound cool as a cucumber, but their visuals are pretty badass too. These three women (Marie Hines, Kristen Rogers and Holley Maher) released an incredibly hooky, self-assertive self-titled record last month. Its lead single, "I've Got Me," is about not needing...

Jun 12, 2018

Remember Sunday pancakes? Warm mornings on the front porch? Okay, perhaps that's a pretty stereotypical American childhood summer, so to our readers abroad- welcome to our nostalgia! Riley Moore's "Pancakes and M&Ms" is a real diamond in the rough when it comes to country/folk...

Jun 12, 2018

If there's a turn of phrase we kind of detest here at The Deli is "taking the scene by storm." It's one of those generic prefab sentences that ring insincere. But then again, sometimes, some bands do that - kind of rare, but it happens, right? And sometimes, on a hot day like today, being lazy is kind of inevitable. So... yes!...

Jun 08, 2018