Category Archives: Folk

SONG OF THE DAY Sam Moss – The Ocean

A couple of days ago I stumbled upon the music of Boston singer-songwriter, Sam Moss and have since been checking out his back catalogue.  Known for his distinct style of guitar playing, his delicate finger picking adds many a tuneful texture … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sam Moss – Flowers

There is something about this song that reminds me of Sun Kil Moon’s Bird Of Films, I think it’s the gentle rhythm and soothing flow, but that something is also uniquely and instantly enchanting and from the minute this song started, I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chick Willis — Sometimes Soon

If it wasn’t for the hard work of labels such like Germany’s Tramp Records, so much good music would simply disappear in obscurity and that would surely be a tragedy!  This is why labels that dedicate their time to reissuing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marie Modiano – Guérir ma colère

Today’s song is the product of an extensive night of music searching and is a random find that has got right into my head!… Marie Modiano is a French singer/songwriter, lyricist and composer who has been releasing her music since … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Marissa Nadler – Save Me A Place

I guess there aren’t many occasions when you can say that you actually prefer a cover to the original, but in this case I am head over heals with this gorgeous rendition and have to say that I do actually … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – Will It Be Forever

UK singer-songwriter James Smith, aka Good Good Blood, writes music from the heart that is both honest and sincere. His minimalist, DIY approach allows his songs to breathe and take on a natural, earthy form, resonating with a sound that is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Wilson – Canyon In The Rain

If ever a song could feel like the waves lapping at your feet, this would be the one.  Gentle, calming and carefree, this song could banish the harshness of any day, eroding stresses and washing away tension with its nourishing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ibrahim Maalouf – Will Soon Be a Woman

I heard this track a while ago and could’ve sworn I featured it there and then, but somehow it’s slipped through my net, so I am posting this today! Will Soon Be a Woman is an enchanting instrumental track recorded … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kotodama – Genjitsu

“Kotodama or kototama (言霊, lit. “word spirit/soul”) refers to the Japanese belief that mystical powers dwell in words and names. English translations include “soul of language”, “spirit of language”, “power of language”, “power word”, “magic word”, and “sacred sound.” The notion of kotodama presupposes that sounds can magically … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Deep Dark Woods – Fallen Leaves

The slightest mention of anything ghostly and macabre and my ears prick up! Couple this with an immensely haunting and captivating tune and you have just made my night….The Deep Dark Woods have done just that! Hailing from Saskatoon, Canada … Continue reading

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