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Tyler Lyle – Ditchdigger

Posted  April 17, 2014  by  admin

Very few things are as exciting as when a favorite artist releases new music. Usually, it’s marked on your mental calendar and you know it’s Tuesday and you’ve been waiting for the album. NeedToBreathe this week, Ray Lamontagne in a few. But sometimes EPs can sneak up on you. When that happens, it’s like Christmas [...]

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Ben Fisher – Charleston – A new American troubadour sings original folk music

Posted  April 16, 2014  by  admin

Ben Fisher is a troubadour. Not just a singer of songs, Fisher tells stories with his music, keeping alive a great American tradition more in line with Bob Dylan than much of the recent “folk revival.” Fisher keeps the music classic and his vocals genuine. He sings about life and love and real people living [...]

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The Black Feathers – Strangers We Meet EP – Gorgeous folk music harmonies exactly what Civil Wars fans need

Posted  April 14, 2014  by  admin

This is, frankly, an album that I needed in my life from the amazing voices of The Black Feathers. The vocal blending of Sian Chandler and Ray Hughes is simply breathtaking. It’s pretty remarkable to hear two people able to connect in such a deep way. There’s something wonderful about their style, too, that although [...]

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We are on Instagram!

Posted  April 12, 2014  by  Kate Bee

Hey, everyone! Greg and I had a great meeting last weekend over some delicious lasagne and vegan, gluten-free, chocolate ganache tart served out of Ikea tupperware. We decided that we wanted a way to talk about album art without making the site more broad or busy–so I got busy this week and made us an [...]

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Patchy Sanders and the Wild Peach Forest–organic, ancient, orchestral folk.

Posted  April 12, 2014  by  Kate Bee

    After I finish writing this morning, I am going to go outside and enjoy the beautiful seventy degree spring day.  I am going to the market to buy vegetables, then I will go to the park and lie in the grass and stare at the sky. I will climb on the rocks by the [...]

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tyler

Tyler Lyle – Ditchdigger

Very few things are as exciting as when a favorite artist releases new music. Usually, it’s marked on your mental calendar and you know it’s Tuesday and you’ve been waiting for the album. NeedToBreathe this we...
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Ben Fisher album art

Ben Fisher – Charleston – A new American troubadour sings original folk music

Ben Fisher is a troubadour. Not just a singer of songs, Fisher tells stories with his music, keeping alive a great American tradition more in line with Bob Dylan than much of the recent “folk revival.” Fisher keeps the musi...
by admin
 

 
 
Black Feathers album art

The Black Feathers – Strangers We Meet EP – Gorgeous folk music harmonies exactly what Civil Wars fans need

This is, frankly, an album that I needed in my life from the amazing voices of The Black Feathers. The vocal blending of Sian Chandler and Ray Hughes is simply breathtaking. It’s pretty remarkable to hear two people able ...
by admin
 

 

 
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Kilindu: O Que o Futuro (What the Future Brings)

Kilindu. O Que o Futuro (What the Future Brings). Single, 2014. http://www.kilindu.com Kilindu is an amazing fusion band coming out of Lisbon, Portugal.  This six piece ensemble cast brings together influences from all corners...
by Lisa Regula Meyer
 

 
 
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We are on Instagram!

Hey, everyone! Greg and I had a great meeting last weekend over some delicious lasagne and vegan, gluten-free, chocolate ganache tart served out of Ikea tupperware. We decided that we wanted a way to talk about album art withou...
by Kate Bee
 

 
 
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Patchy Sanders and the Wild Peach Forest–organic, ancient, orchestral folk.

    After I finish writing this morning, I am going to go outside and enjoy the beautiful seventy degree spring day.  I am going to the market to buy vegetables, then I will go to the park and lie in the grass and stare at ...
by Kate Bee
 

 

 
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Miner – Hey Love

One of the new up and coming folks acts that’s recently caught my ear is a band called Miner. While it seems like it would be your typical folk band with banjos, mandolins, etc., it becomes something more with unique voca...
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Honeybucket – Honeybucket – Cleveland-based newgrass band brings high energy bluegrass sound

Honeybucket is based in Cleveland, Ohio and their sound is aggressive. It’s not your grandpa’s bluegrass music, singing about the Kentucky fields or North Carolina hills. No, this is a sound that transcends the trad...
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The Roys–honest-to-goodness bluegrass

    I bonded with The Roys pretty immediately.  My family on my mother’s side is a bunch of proud, true Scottish Roys.  I’m right with them.  I have the tattoo of my family crest, tartan, thistles.  We’ve traced ou...
by Kate Bee
 

 
 
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Lewis Watson – Some Songs with Some Friends – Pop singer songwriter’s upbeat new EP

Lewis Watson‘s music seems to be all over the place these days. His style is infectiously pop, infinitely relatable, and the kind of music that keeps a lot of people happy. It works in commercials and TV shows. It’s...
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Holly Arrowsmith – The River – Deep, reflective campfire folk music

There are a lot of acoustic singer songwriters making music today, so to find Holly Arrowsmith‘s sweet and genuine EP The River was exciting. Her voice reminds me of a cool summer breeze and the hug of a long lost friend....
by Greg
 

 

 
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Free Music Friday – Lake Street Dive

It’s Free Music Friday guys! Happy to kick off April with a free download from Lake Street Dive. This sampler will whet your appetite for their newest album and having them in your CD player throughout the summer. Enjoy s...
by Casey
 

 
 
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The Sea The Sea – Love We Are We Love Review

As a blog that mostly focuses on folk music, we have identified a lot of different sub genres within that. This is something that we do to help you the reader have an understanding of what it is we’re talking about, but a...
by Casey