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Welcome to RFA, where twang meets pop.  Free-form, commercial free radio featuring new releases of Americana/Alt. Country, Indie/College Rock, Power Pop, Blues/R&B/Soul, Roots Rock 'n Roll, Garage/Punk, Folk, Outsider, and more (or less)... From pure pop for now people to pure slop for cow people; from three chords and the truth to two chords and a sack of lies; non-discriminating free-form radio for the discriminating listener.

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Recent Additions to the Playlist
Release Date Artist


Title Label
2017-04-28 George Band, Kenny Artist homepage CD MP3 Borrowed Trouble self
2017-04-28 Jeffreys, Garland Artist homepage CD MP3 14 Steps to Harlem Luna Park
2017-04-28 Spicer, Amilia K Artist homepage     Wow and Flutter Free Range
2017-04-21 Eady, Jason Artist homepage CD MP3 Jason Eady Old Guitar
2017-04-21 Hitchcock, Robyn Artist homepage CD MP3 Robyn Hitchcock Yep Roc
2017-04-21 I Draw Slow Artist homepage CD MP3 Turn Your Face to the Sun Compass
2017-04-21 Moreland, Gwyneth Artist homepage   MP3 Cider Blue Rose
2017-04-21 Sexsmith, Ron Artist homepage CD   The Last Rider Compass
2017-04-20 Donkeys, The Artist homepage   MP3 Won't Let You Down (single) thing thing thing
2017-04-14 Blackfoot Gypsies Artist homepage CD MP3 To The Top Plowboy
2017-04-14 Brinsley Schwarz H CD V It's All Over Now (reissue) Mega Dodo
2017-04-14 Jamison, Chris Artist homepage   MP3 Mindless Heart Future Spin
2017-04-14 Outlaw, Sam Artist homepage CD MP3 Tenderheart Six Shooter
2017-04-14 String Cheese Incident, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Believe SCI Fidelity
2017-04-07 Charles, Tanika Artist homepage CD   Soul Run Record Kicks
2017-04-07 Combs, Andrew Artist homepage CD MP3 Canyons of my Mind New West
2017-04-07 Front Country Artist homepage CD MP3 Other Love Songs Organic
2017-04-07 Holcombe, Malcolm Artist homepage CD MP3 Pretty Little Troubles Gypsy Eyes
2017-04-07 Meltdown, The Artist homepage   MP3 The Meltdown Hope Street
2017-04-07 Mipso Artist homepage CD MP3 Coming Down The Mountain self
2017-04-07 Mulvey, Peter Artist homepage CD   Are You Listening? Righteous Babe
2017-04-07 Whiskey Gentry, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Dead Ringer Pitch-a-Tent
2017-03-31 Avett as Darling, Timothy Seth Artist homepage   MP3 IV Ramseur
2017-03-31 Crowell, Rodney Artist homepage CD MP3 Close Ties New West
2017-03-31 Mavericks, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Brand New Day Mono Mundo
2017-03-31 Nichols, Jeb Loy Artist homepage CD MP3 Country Hustle Inkind
2017-03-31 O'Brien, Tim Artist homepage CD   Where The River Meets The Road Howdy Skies
2017-03-31 Olney, David Artist homepage CD   Don't Try To Fight It Red Parlor
2017-03-31 Talley, James Artist homepage CD   Tryin' Like The Devil (reissue) Cimarron
2017-03-30 Lawson & Williams Artist homepage CD MP3 Chapter 3 Mountain Home
2017-03-27 Greezy Wheels Artist homepage CD MP3 String Theory 2.0 Mahatma
2017-03-24 Cahoone, Sera Artist homepage CD MP3 From Where I Started Lady Muleskinner
2017-03-24 Crain, Samantha Artist homepage CD MP3 You Had Me At Goodbye Ramseur
2017-03-24 Davis, Guy; Fabrizio Poggi Artist homepage CD   Sonny & Brownie's Last Train M.C.
2017-03-24 Fish, Samantha Artist homepage CD MP3 Chills & Fever Ruf
2017-03-24 Foster, Ruthie Artist homepage CD MP3 Joy Comes Back Blue Corn Music
2017-03-24 Holcomb & The Neighbors, Drew Artist homepage CD MP3 Souvenir Magnolia Music
2017-03-24 Montoya, Coco Artist homepage CD MP3 Hard Truth Alligator
2017-03-20 Honeydogs, The Artist homepage   MP3 Your Own Shadow (single) self
2017-03-17 Bombara, Beth Artist homepage CD   Map & No Direction self
2017-03-17 King Salami & the Cumberland 3 Artist homepage   MP3 Goin' Back To Wurstville Dirty Water
2017-03-17 Kozak Band, Steve Artist homepage     It's Time self
2017-03-17 Mammals, The Artist homepage     Culture War (single) self
2017-03-17 Minus, Rich Artist homepage CD MP3 This Son Is A Stranger To You Saustex
2017-03-17 Ortega, Lindi Artist homepage CD   Til the Goin Gets Gone Shadowbox
2017-03-17 Quiles & Cloud Artist homepage CD MP3 Shake Me Now Compass
2017-03-17 Real Estate Artist homepage CD MP3 In Mind Domino
2017-03-17 Wickham, Greg Artist homepage   MP3 If I Left This World Thirty Days
2017-03-15 Migliorelli and the Dirt Nappers, Frank Artist homepage   MP3 Bass, Drums, Guitars and Organs Rave On
2017-03-14 Ashley, Corin; Cliff Hillis Artist homepage   MP3 Vulgar Stain (single) self
2017-03-14 Tommy and The Rockets Artist homepage   MP3 Rock 'n' Roll Wrecking Machine Ghost Highway
2017-03-12 Well Wishers, The Artist homepage   MP3 Covered self
2017-03-10 Graffin, Greg Artist homepage CD MP3 Millport ANTI
2017-03-10 Green Peppers Artist homepage LP   Retrospectively Yours You Are The Cosmos
2017-03-10 Ha Ha Tonka Artist homepage CD MP3 Heart-Shaped Mountain Bloodshot
2017-03-10 Nourallah, Salim; Chris Holt; Paul Averitt Artist homepage CD MP3 A Break in the Battle self
2017-03-10 Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Front Porch Sessions Family Owned
2017-03-10 Scorzari, Bill Artist homepage   MP3 Through These Waves self
2017-03-10 Shins, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Heartworms Columbia
2017-03-10 Sinners & Saints Artist homepage   MP3 On The Other Side self
2017-03-10 Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, Marty Artist homepage CD MP3 Way Out West Superlatone
2017-03-10 Sweeney, Sunny Artist homepage CD MP3 Trophy Aunt Daddy
2017-03-08 Robbie & The Savoy Rumblers Artist homepage   MP3 Robbie & The Savoy Rumblers FOLC
2017-03-06 Nathan, Neil Artist homepage     Flowers On The Moon Pirate Vinyl
2017-03-03 Bombadil Artist homepage CD MP3 Fences Ramseur
2017-03-03 Hay, Colin Artist homepage CD   Fierce Mercy Compass
2017-03-03 Kimball, Jennifer Artist homepage     Avocet self
2017-03-03 Massara, Nina Artist homepage CD MP3 Watch Me CSP
2017-03-03 Pikelny, Noam Artist homepage CD MP3 Universal Favorite New Rounder
2017-03-03 Rallies, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Serve self
2017-03-03 Spence, Caroline Artist homepage   MP3 Spades and Roses self
2017-03-03 Taylor, Otis Artist homepage CD   Fantasizing About Being Black Trance Blues
2017-03-03 Waifs, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Ironbark Compass
2017-03-01 Popravinas, The Artist homepage CD MP3 California Sonic Zesty Smile
2017-02-27 Holsapple, Peter Artist homepage   MP3 Don't Mention The War / Cinderella Style Hawthorne Curve
2017-02-24 Biram, Scott H. Artist homepage CD MP3 The Bad Testament Bloodshot
2017-02-24 Giddens, Rhiannon Artist homepage CD MP3 Freedom Highway Nonesuch
2017-02-24 Hyde, Josh Artist homepage   MP3 The Call of the Night self
2017-02-24 Jay Vons, The Artist homepage V MP3 Want You Tomorrow / Did You See Her (single) Wick
2017-02-24 Lunar Laugh, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Mama's Boy You Are The Cosmos
2017-02-24 Masonics, The Artist homepage   MP3 Obermann Rides Again Dirty Water
2017-02-24 Nelson, Sarah Bethe Artist homepage CD MP3 Oh, Evolution Burger
2017-02-24 Old 97's Artist homepage CD MP3 Graveyard Whistling ATO
2017-02-24 Shinyribs Artist homepage CD MP3 I Got Your Medicine Mustard Lid
2017-02-24 Southern Avenue Artist homepage CD MP3 Southern Avenue Concord / Stax
2017-02-24 Stace, Wesley Artist homepage CD MP3 Wesley Stace's John Wesley Harding Yep Roc
2017-02-24 Wyatt, Jaime Artist homepage CD MP3 Felony Blues Forty Below

More...see all 2017 releases...


Coming Soon

Release Date Artist


Title Label
2017-03-10 Hurray For The Riff Raff Artist homepage CD MP3 The Navigator ATO
2017-03-31 Dylan, Bob Artist homepage CD MP3 Triplicate Columbia
2017-03-31 Mann, Aimee Artist homepage CD MP3 Mental Illness Super Ego
Future Releases

Release Date



Title Label
2017-04-07 Branan, Cory Artist homepage CD MP3 Adios Bloodshot
2017-04-07 Cotton Mather Artist homepage   MP3 Wild Kingdom Star Apple Kingdom
2017-04-07 Father John Misty Artist homepage CD MP3 Pure Comedy Sub Pop
2017-04-07 May, Imelda Artist homepage CD MP3 Life Love Flesh Blood Verve
2017-04-07 New Pornographers, The Artist homepage CD MP3 Whiteout Conditions Concord
2017-04-07 Wild Reeds, The Artist homepage CD MP3 The World We Built Dualtone
2017-04-14 Shiflett, Chris Artist homepage CD MP3 West Coast Town SideOneDummy
2017-04-21 Davies, Ray Artist homepage CD MP3 Americana Legacy
2017-04-21 Woods Artist homepage   MP3 Love Is Love Woodsist
2017-04-28 Cray & Hi Rhythm, Robert Artist homepage CD   Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm Jay-Vee
2017-05-05 Mahal, Taj; Keb' Mo' Artist homepage CD MP3 TajMo Concord
2017-05-05 Moreland, John Artist homepage   MP3 Big Bad Luv 4AD
2017-05-19 LaFarge, Pokey Artist homepage CD MP3 Manic Revelations New Rounder
2017-05-19 Los Straitjackets Artist homepage CD MP3 What's So Funny About Peace, Love And Los Straitjackets Yep Roc
2017-05-26 Earle, Justin Townes Artist homepage CD MP3 Kids In The Street New West
2017-06-09 Parson Red Heads, The Artist homepage     Blurred Harmony You Are The Cosmos
2017 Hangabouts, The Artist homepage     Kits and Cats and Saxon Wives  
2017 Motel Mirrors Artist homepage     TBA (EP) Wild Honey Records (Italy) 

Radio Free Americana - twang meets pop