Tag Archives: Folk

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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Listen: MAYBEL – “Bliss In Solitude” [2020]

Montreal quartet MAYBEL released their debut album today (4/10) and I’m in love. Thanks to constant inspiration Gorilla Vs. Bear for highlighting it earlier. Simple triple-harmony vocal folk with plenty of acoustic guitar, banjo, fiddle and lap steel guitar. It … Continue reading

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Listen: Bonny Light Horseman – “Bright Morning Stars (feat. Justin Vernon)” [2020]

I’ve been a huge fan of “Bright Morning Stars” since Mountain Man covered it on their 2018 album Magic Ship. I’m getting through this new Bonny Light Horseman album today (supergroup feat. Anaïs Mitchell, Josh Kaufman and Eric D. Johnson) and … Continue reading

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