Category Archives: folk

Marissa Nadler – In Your Lair, Bear

Marissa Nadler is an American dream-folk singer-songwriter and artist based in Boston. Although she has released five discs to date, she remains relatively unknown (at least in my circles) and undoubtedly under-praised. I find her voice haunting yet gentle and … Continue reading

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Jonathan Boulet – A Community Service Announcement

This gem is from back in 2009 but it is brand new to me! It is from 22 year old Sydney, Australia artist Jonathan Boulet, a singer/songwriter who’s electro-touched folk-pop was released on his self-titled debut LP in 2009. The … Continue reading

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Andrew Bird – Night Sky

Here is a wonderful acoustic lullaby from singer/songwriter Andrew Bird, a classically trained violinist who has been flying solo in the indie world since 2003. While he hasn’t released an album since 2009, he has been helping other artists on … Continue reading

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SOKO – I Thought I Was An Alien

Here is a beautiful song from French singer/songwriter Stéphanie Sokolinski, known as Soko. Soko had a hit EP in Europe in 2007 but took a lengthy hiatus and is now finally back to release her debut album entitled I Thought … Continue reading

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James Vincent McMorrow – Hear The Noise That Moves So Soft And Low

James Vincent McMorrow is a great Dublin-based singer/songwriter who has impressed audiences across the world with his beautifully haunting folk music. McMarrow recorded his debut alone in an Irish beach house with nothing but a single microphone after years spent … Continue reading

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Alexander Ebert – Truth

I know it is way old news now but none the less, here is the wonderful track by Edward Sharpe and the Magentic Zeros’ frontman Alexander Ebert. Reeling off the success of the 11-piece collective’s first album, 2009’s Up From … Continue reading

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Louise Burns – Clean

I’ve been meaning to write about Louise Burns for almost two months now after seeing her perform at the Khatsalano street fest here in Vancouver. Her voice stunned me into place as I wondered from stage to stage and I … Continue reading

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