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‘The Good Lord Bird,’ Mary Ruefle, and a podcast that breaks down the Olivia Rodrigo power ballad ‘Driver’s License’

Improvisational tunes set to the sounds of insects

'Tempo' pairs video footage of Kyle Richardson running the Flat Irons of Boulder, Colorado, to a soundtrack of his own music

According to Chris Watson, the man behind your favorite wildlife soundtracks, we're just becoming better listeners

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn't stop talking about

The books, TV shows, podcasts, and music that our editors couldn't stop talking about last month

Artist Jackson Stell is crafting music that captures the ecstatic feelings we have when we venture into the natural world

This trailer for Yeti's Midnight Hour​​​​​​​ video series features musicians like Jack Johnson, Terry Allen, Ryan Bingham, and Margo Price

From ballads inspired by outdoor adventures to neighborhood sing-alongs, the Okee Dokee Brothers' new album makes staying home with kids more fun

The best documentaries from this year's film festivals look at quixotic quests and devastating disasters

The joy of being a masochistic oddball

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn’t stop talking about

I watched 40-plus hours of thru-hiking vlogs. These are the ones that are worth your time.

The books, movies, podcasts, games, and more that are keeping us sane indoors

In 2018, musician Ben Weaver gave up his dream of playing sold-out venues in exchange for one that had much more value

For decades, the cowboy has occupied a storied place in Americana—but the image in popular narratives excluded cowboys of color. This year the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Grammy-winning musician Dom Flemons sought to change that. At the event, held in Nevada earlier this winter, the theme was the same as Flemons's 2018 album: black cowboys.

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn't stop talking about

An ode to traveling slow on two wheels and burning just enough calories each day to eat a large pizza each evening

The start of spring is one of the best times to travel, thanks to perfect weather, fun festivals, and a screaming flight deal to the Virgin Islands

Or why you don't have to get up at 4 A.M. to perform a two-hour ritual of self-care

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn't stop talking about

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn't stop talking about

Wilderness is usually associated with tranquility, but some moments call for the deployment of hard rock

Grammy nominee Mike Posner left behind his life in L.A. to go on a 2,851-mile journey in search of... something. Here's what he learned about grief, motivation, struggle, and authenticity.

If you spend much time in the water, you’ll need a “SwiMP3”—a waterproof set of headphones with an MP3 player that straps to the back of your head. The Finis Duo is fully submersible down to nine feet, has four gigabytes of storage (enough for 1,000 songs), and uses bone-conduction…

If you’re looking for a pair of water-resistant headphones on a budget, look into the Fit line from Plantronics, which has everything from burly over-ear models to true wireless buds. We like the the 350’s security, six hours of play time, and sweatproof IPX5 rating. Just don’t take them swimming.

You'll be running down the road in no time

Tech shaming has made us believe that the outdoor experience has to be pure or nothing. Here's why you should absolve your guilt about using your gadgets in nature.

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn't stop talking about

'Only Music // Alaska' documents the people Justin Fountain met, the places he saw, and the conversations he had on his 3,800-mile trip

Smart devices that track everything you do

The books, movies, podcasts, music, and more that our editors couldn't stop talking about

Summer jams can't last forever. The Highwomen lead the way on our mix for fall road trips and campouts.

We’ve partnered with Portland, Oregon’s Pickathon Music Festival to showcase some of the year’s best new music

Want to be an asshole with a hill to die on? Here are some tips and tricks to get you there.

This waterproof speaker was made for shower singers—it’s got a suction cup that sticks to the wall for hands-free listening. The Barnacle syncs to your phone via Bluetooth so you can jam to your Spotify playlists, but it also has enough storage for 1,000 songs if you want to leave…

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