Luke Beling – “My African Dream”
-Fans of narrative folk music are going to find a lot to like about this new song from Luke Beling. It’s an international saga with some timeless advice about living a full life. It’s ultimately a connection between natural imagery with what it means to be human and live within this temporal life. In a world where so many focus entirely on themselves, this song encourages the listener to contemplate how we fit into much larger natural and existential systems. It’s captivating, including layered vocals and unconventional instrumentation. Frankly, you just have to hear and feel it.
The Ocelots – “Addlepated”
-If you’re a fan of expressive piano-based pop with clever lyrics (think Ben Folds), then give this track a spin. The melody feels like a sweet folk-influenced style. There’s a poppiness to this song that really enjoy. Fans of Adam Melchor will find a lot to like about The Ocelots. The musical theater vibes are hard to miss on this one. The artful lyrical style makes passing literature references and plenty of witty expressiveness that’s sure to win over a lot of folk fans. This is the kind of song that you’ll want to listen to many times over; it’s an absolute treat.
Ben Gage – “Same song”
-The soulful energy to the vocals on this song are sure to win over a lot of fans right away. I can’t quite put my finger on a good comparison here, but there’s a lot of good vibes to the song’s overall style. If you’re a fan of 70s soft rock with gospel inflections, you’ll find a lot to like about this track. Heck, I even love the organ in the background. The colorful blending of styles on the song makes it truly unique. The vocals win the day and the creativity sure makes it stand out from the crowd.