Tag Archives: Folk

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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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – Dark Days

There is something so very restorative and healing about the music of Good Good Blood and latest track Dark Days is anything but dark.  On the contrary, its gentle nature diminishes the dark, banishing demons of any description with vibrant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Scott Matthews – Sweet Scented Figure

Scott Matthews was a name I’d never heard of until today when Guy Garvey played one of his early tracks on his radio show.  I say early track because this UK singer-songwriter hailing from Wolverhampton has been releasing music for … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lean Year – Holy Mountain

Emerging folk-rock duo Lean Year have caught my ear on many an occasion and yesterday released their eponymous debut album via Western Vinyl. Emilie Rex and Rick Alverson hail from Richmond, Virginia and together create an atmospheric blend of minimal … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Good Good Blood – The Day I Was Born

Good Good Blood has a magic way of composing gorgeously delicate folk-based melodies that stir the soul with their divine subtlety. James Smith, aka Good Good Blood, is a UK singer-songwriter whose honest, uncensored and sincere music first blessed my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lynette Williams – Light

Harlem-based singer-songwriter and guitarist Lynette Williams has been “known to bring audience members to tears” with her spellbinding vocals, unique folk, jazz and indie-soul sound.  In an interview I found on Youtube, the young musician describes how her mother used to tell … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brigid Mae Power – Don’t Shut Me Up (Politely)

I really love the clarity of vocals verses the hazy instrumentation in this song, this is the first thing I noticed alongside the very enchanting, free-feel this track possesses. Don’t Shut Me Up (Politely) drifts along to the rustic hum … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lean Year – Watch Me

I’ll be the first one to admit that I’m not always the best with subtlety when it comes to music, my relative brief attention span reacts to bursts of sound and I can usually tell whether I’m going to like … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lean Year – Come and See

Emilie Rex is a Richmond, Virginia-based singer who has recently given up her structured life of academia to join forces with filmmaker and musician, Rick Alverson.  Together the pair make up the folk-rock duo that is Lean Year, a new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Laucan – You Give Way

One of the very enchanting qualities about the music of Laurence Galphin, aka Laucan, is its ability to captivate with such little effort.  His sound resides in a dreamy folk-based world, incorporating nature into his very distinct style, where the … Continue reading

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