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December Spotify Playlist of the Month

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Here come the holiday pigs and along with them come 45 brand new tracks for your listening pleasure. Our final playlist of 2016 features fresh jams from The xx, Childish Gambino, Jim James, Amy León, Vita and the Woolf, and many more. Check out the full 45-track playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

November Spotify Playlist of the Month

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November means foliage, turkey, football, and of course fresh jams. Take a listen to this month’s playlist featuring brand new tracks from Jim James, Hiss Golden Messenger, Chargaux, Crying, The Ballroom Thieves, Lady Lamb, Wild Pink, and 37 others (to be exact). Check out the full 45-track playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

October Spotify Playlist of the Month

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Nothing says fall like fresh produce and some fresh tunes amiright? Take a listen to this month’s playlist featuring brand new jams from M&T favorites like Local Natives, Leagues, Jim James and the Ballroom Thieves, along with newcomers like S U R V I V E, WRENN, and plenty of other bands that aren’t written in all caps. Check out the full 60-track playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

September Spotify Playlist of the Month

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Is summer over already? Not too fast, we’ve still got some warm weather jams to play you out with the end credits of summertime including new tunes from The Rare Occasions, Bon Iver, Tall Heights, LVL UP and more. Check out the full 50-track playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

August Spotify Playlist of the Month

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Somehow it’s already August, but with hot weather comes hot jams, and we’ll certainly take that as a consolation prize. This month our playlist features new songs from 30 artists including M&T favorites like Wilco, Local Natives, Júniús Meyvant, and Tall Heights as well as newcomers like Amy León, Pool Cosby, Gizmo Varillas, and more. Check out the full playlist below and remember to subscribe for new tunes every month.

Newport Folk Festival 2016 Recap

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Another beautiful Folk Festival weekend at Fort Adams State Park has come and gone, and though we’re sad it’s over, we can still relish all of the incredible performances we were able to see over the course of three days. Check out the highlights below while we start dreaming about next year’s lineup. Friday July 22 Basia Bulat at Quad Stage An impressive Newport debut from Basia Bulat included a 101 year old harp that she bought from ebay, rocking a …

July Spotify Playlist of the Month

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It’s hot as hell in New York City today, so what better way to take you into the weekend than with a fresh batch of hot new jams straight out of the oven. This month our playlist features new songs from 35 artists including Wye Oak, Band of Horses, My Morning Jacket’s Carl Broemel, The Low Anthem, Flume and even a little treat for all of you Game of Thrones fans out there (that finale though). Check out the full …

May/June Spotify Megamix

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So you’re going to judge us for not putting out a May playlist? Take it up with the cow. Don’t fret, since we still love all of you we’re back in business with our biggest playlist yet, the 70-track May/June Megamix. We had to fit so many incredible jams into one playlist so you’ll hear new ones from M&T mainstays like Har Mar Superstar, You Won’t, Frightened Rabbit, and Grey Season, mixed in with newcomers like Baba Sonya, Japanese Breakfast, The Wild …

Newport Folk Festival Spotlight: The 5 Most Intriguing Sets From the 2016 Lineup

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With the lineup set for this year’s festival we take a look at the 5 most intriguing sets and raise a lot of questions that will hopefully be answered next month at the Fort. Ryan Adams with The Infamous Stringdusters featuring Nicki Bluhm on Saturday July 23 Adams makes his triumphant return to the Fort, but this time with The Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki Bluhm in tow. This is sure to be an interesting set mainly because Adams can be …

Newport Folk Festival Spotlight: Villagers

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Back in 2010, while on a study abroad trip, I became slightly obsessed with Later… with Jools Holland. Instead of doing what little work was required of me during that semester (sorry Mom and Dad), I spent most of my downtime scouring the internet for videos from the late-night BBC Two show. It was during one of these trips down a YouTube rabbit hole that I discovered an unassuming, boyish solo performer who went by the name Villagers. To this day I distinctly remember …