Tag Archives: Folk

Listen: Natalie Jane Hill – “Orb Weaver” [2021]

Get to know Austin-based singer/songwriter Natalie Jane Hill ahead of the release of her sophomore album, Solely, coming October 29 via Dear Life Records, with this new track “Orb Weaver”, which has some of the hottest finger-picked guitar I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Listen: Grouper – “Unclean mind” [2021]

Well folks, it’s that time again. Time for me to discard all other music that’s been released in a five-year radius and begin to fully inhabit my “Grouper State of Mind” as they say. The incomparable Liz Harris has a … Continue reading

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Listen: Aldous Harding – “Old Peel” [2021]

Ok if you’ve read this blog at all since late 2016, you know I’m a major Aldous Harding stan. After seeing her open for Deerhunter and being completely spellbound by her arresting form of performance (and songwriting), and ranking her … Continue reading

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Listen: Izzy Johnson – “existing” [2021]

Alright I’ve already posted about the upcoming Izzy Johnson album, earth tones, coming July 2nd via Driftless Recordings, but the newest single “existing” warrants me posting about it once more. “existing” is a more upbeat slice of floating acoustic magic … Continue reading

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Listen: Michael Cormier – “Last Hurrah” [2021]

Been a while since I posted any individual tracks – sorry about that! Coming back at ya with a good one though – the new song & video from Michael Cormier called “Last Hurrah”, coming from his upcoming album More Light!! out … Continue reading

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Listen: Izzy Johnson – “seeing” [2021]

We love a Michigan musician! As a Michigan native myself, I don’t do enough to actively seek out the creators from my homeland. When I do come across one though, I usually approach their music with an innate fondness. The … Continue reading

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Listen: Daniel Bachman – “Coronach” [2021]

Hang onto your guitar straps cause there’s a new Daniel Bachman album Axacan coming May 7 via Three Lobed Records!! If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, hopefully you’re familiar with Bachman’s work. While his earlier 10s output was … Continue reading

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Listen: Satomimagae – “Numa” [2021]

Love a good desolate tune! Japanese musician Satomimagae is releasing her fourth album and first for blog fav RVNG Intl. and Kikgaku Moyo-founded Guruguru Brain on April 23rd. I’ve had a chance to sit with it for a while and … Continue reading

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Listen: Yasmin Williams – “Swift Breeze” [2021]

Been all over this Yasmin Williams album that came out today (Jan 29) via Spinster Sounds. Williams is a Virginia native and guitar virtuoso that makes some of the most unique instrumental acoustic guitar music out there. Williams brings a … Continue reading

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Listen: Sam Amidon – “Maggie” [2020]

One of my favorite musicians of the last two decades, Sam Amidon is releasing his new self-titled album on October 23rd via Nonesuch. If you’re unfamiliar, Amidon spent most of his album output reworking traditional folk songs, kind of giving … Continue reading

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