Category Archives: Folk

SONG OF THE DAY Donna Blue – Sunset Blvd

Dutch duo Donna Blue is a collaboration between Danique van Kesteren and Bart van Dalen.  Tied together by love and music, this creative pair concocts sultry indie pop under the influence of 60’s sixties yé yé, Lynch movies and old Hollywood romance. Their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Odetta Hartman – Widows Peak

New York/DC-based Odetta Hartman is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter who creates a very unique sound using a fusion of old country styles and new electronic productions. Her successful debut album, 222 was a bedroom-produced collection of songs that blended folk, musique concrète and psychedelia which … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elite Beat – Nook Lyfe

Elite Beat are an experimental 6-piece from Portland whose sound is inspired by music from around the globe! Coming together nearly a decade ago, Elite Beat have perfected the art of creating a live sound that is heavily based on rhythm…and, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY RF Shannon – Hotevilla

If music had the power to physically teleport me to another place, I’d be feeling the scorching heat of the desert on my face by now, with endless vast blue skies unfolding before me…if only…  With RF Shannon’s Hotevilla you get the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY John Johanna – Fold In The Light

How to travel into worlds afar and explore spiritual dimensions without even having to leave your home…or your seat for that matter! Yes, the answer to all of your escapism fantasies are right here, waiting to be unlocked and all … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY CADE – Fruit Fly

The biggest challenge writing today’s post was deciding which song to pick from CADE’s debut album which releases today on Mirfield, UK’s Fox Food Records. No stranger to the LP Blog (read more here), I would describe the Toronto singer-songwiter as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY P.G. Six – The Fallen Leaves That Jewel the Ground

Perhaps I wouldn’t have been so transfixed by this track had it not appeared in Shane Meadows’ 2004 film Dead Man’s Shoes but, just as that film leaves a lasting impression, so does this song.  I’m sure I’ve mentioned on more than … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jackson C. Frank – My name is carnival

Anyone familiar with the music of the folk singer-songwriter, Jackson C. Frank will know about his tragic life story and his all-too-short music career. Jackson C. Frank released his one and only eponymous album in 1965.  Released on EMI Columbia, … Continue reading

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Track Premiere: SONG OF THE DAY CADE – Feed

The music of Toronto, Ontario-based singer-songwriter Kaiya Cade possesses bewitching powers, for her sound is spellbinding and her voice  bears otherworldly qualities.  Her vocals are refined and delicate, expressed with depth and maturity, drifting in like a divine apparition as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY CADE – Intro (Put Your Hand In My Hand)

Indie-folk artist Kaiya Cade, a.k.a CADE, is a singer-songwriter based in Toronto, Ontario whose style (as described on her Bandcamp page) “embraces the nostalgia of traditional folk acoustic instrumentation, and expresses a progressive sonic aesthetic, in its mystical, haunting vocal melodies … Continue reading

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