So these of some "new american" folk bands that i think youll like. haha still no real links. but the content is well worth the copy and paste.
pufferfish- http://hypem.com/search/pufferfish/1/ ; www.pufferfish.eatmymusic.com ; http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=21353829
wild sweet orange- http://hypem.com/search/wild%20sweet%20orange/1/ ; http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=20662975
if you like these guys there is a great podcast from KEXP: MTM #37 hosted by greg vandy, who also has a fantastic american roots and blues radio show. im not entirely sure how i would get either one of those on this but they can be found at www.kexp.org.