We’re still combing through a summer’s worth of submissions from y’all, to be considered for inclusion on UMC20. We’re making some progress, but it still may take us a little while to get to ’em all.Listen to UMC20
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It’s been more than three months since the last UMC20 playlist was unveiled. That is… until today!Listen to UMC20!
Healing from trauma is not a linear process. All we can do is show up and try to get a little closer than we were before.Hear the Single
As August ends, we can’t help but wonder where our summer has gone.
Nonetheless, this month’s Best of UMC20 gives us plenty of good reasons to look back on it fondly.Read more
To review Ellen Starski’s latest release, Sara’s Half Finished Love Affair, as a typical album would be to understate its depth and complexity. This dreamy, ethereal 11-track collection is a full-bodied musical experience; one which is transcendental of genre boundaries, and which reaches into the spiritual realm, to illustrate love and interpersonal connection at the energy level.Meet ‘Sara’
The members of Goodnite Robicheaux have spent their lives immersing themselves in a vast array of musical ideas. The indie soul duo — consisting of longtime friends Justin MacDonald and Jamison Mode — grew up in musical households, and are not bound to a particular genre.
That’s what makes their forthcoming album, The Green Line, so exciting, beginning with its lead single, “Every Time.”Read more
Some of the most magical moments in all of music are those that occur naturally; the in-the-moment, imperfect nuances that present the medium at its most honest.Listen to the Record
When you’ve traveled the world and toured as much as Rising Appalachia, that influence is bound to reflect in the art you create. We mean that in a musical sense, as well as in the certain enlightened sense of togetherness — the feeling that we are all one — that they inspire in their live performances.Read more
Well… that month came and went fast, didn’t it?Listen to the best of UMC20
As an Army veteran, A.T. Branch has experienced life from a perspective different from most of us. As a child of a musical family, the Detroit native paints from a sonic palette that encompasses formative influences like gospel, R&B, and jazz; intense shades of rock; the polish of modern pop; and a hushed, yet powerful vocal tone that has drawn comparisons to Britney Spears.
Everything we just mentioned shows up on A.T.’s debut single, “Ready 4 War,” which releases to the world on Friday, September 20.Learn About A.T.