Category Archives: Folk Pop

SONG OF THE DAY Grace Sings Sludge – A Man Doesn’t Want

A couple of years ago I featured a great track called Play It Again Dick by garage-folk band, The Sandwitches (see June 5th).  Unfortunately since then, the San Franciscan 3-piece have disbanded, but the good news is that as solo artists, their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Magic Trick – I Held the Ring

San Franciscan musician and visual artist, Tim Cohen has turned his hand to many different genres over the years, releasing a diverse collection of albums ranging from Hip-Hop to psychedelic-folk and garage. Performing both as a solo artist and a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – You’re So Good

No stranger to The Listening Post Blog, I first discovered Chelou last March when I stumbled upon one of his early singles titled ‘Aneurysm.’ At the time I did a little investigative work and tried to find out more about this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sea Of Bees – Gnomes

  Julie Ann Baenziger, aka Sea of Bees, is a multi-instrumentalist from the sun-soaked Californian city of Sacramento. Baenziger emerged sometime in 2010 with the release of her debut album ‘Songs For The Ravens.’  As with all of her music … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Memory Band feat. Liam Bailey – Demon Days

Something smooth and gentle for a Sunday afternoon to set the pace for the rest of the day..well, one can hope! The Memory Band are a UK folk-based group founded by Stephen Cracknell in 2003.  Over the years the band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Quilt – Hissing My Plea

This is my first listen to Quilts new album ‘Plaza’ and I’m enjoying it so far… Releasing their third album just a few days ago the Boston four-piece have once again nailed the art of genre-merging.  Their diverse sound criss-crosses … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Benedict Benjamin – Thin Skin

So, I’m getting right excited about seeing Benedict Benjamin tonight!  I have no doubt that he will be well worth the 3 hour round trip and anticipate my ears are in for a right treat, in fact I am certain … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kyson – You

I’m really liking this song for it marries together two opposite ends of a musical spectrum and does it marvelously.  Combining the soft textures of hushed vocals and a delicately plucked acoustic guitar, this is a place where contemporary electronica mingles … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Atlas Lab – Wake Up Slow

Boston band Atlas Lab released their debut EP ‘Wake Up Slow’ this January and after listening to its five fruitful tracks back to back, I have to say that I’ll definitely be going back for more. Described as a band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Keiandra – Icing Sugar

At the tender age of just 18 emerging Newcastle singer-songwriter Keiandra has just announced the forthcoming release of her second single ‘Icing Sugar.’  Offering a promising helping of atmospheric dream pop, her sound envelops like a haunting mist and her … Continue reading

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