Ethereal folk, emotive alt-indie, and astral Americana. Come along on a voyage of discovery into the spellbound sound of cosmic country. Dan Digs Cosmic Country… Continue reading
Three chords and the truth from Tokyo and beyond. Listen to this selection of the best modern country and alt-folk songs from Japan. Dan Digs… Continue reading
It’s a different view. Currently very much into the honeyed folk of the Nashville-via-Los Angeles duo ØZWALD, otherwise known as Jason Wade (he of the band Lifehouse) and Steve… Continue reading
North London’s Wolf Alice set the guitars to “overdrive” and “early 90s” on the fantastic “Moaning Lisa Smile,” whose ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah refrain will get lodged in your brain for days. … Continue reading
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW. I recently produced a story on the incredible We Are The West for NUVOtv‘s flagship music program, The Collective. I’m honored to be able to tell… Continue reading
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW. Have a listen and a watch of this piece on Los Angeles brother-and-sister indie-folk duo The Belle Brigade that I recently produced for NUVOtv‘s… Continue reading
“Six Space Shuttles and 144,000 Elephants” is quite possibly my new favorite song title. Lonnie Holley, born on February 10, 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama, is the seventh of twenty-seven children. Childhood was chaotic:… Continue reading
This is special. Two sublime and subaqueous folk acoustic cover versions of two hip-hop classics. Mos Def’s “Umi Says” & the Pharcyde’s “Runnin” by B.J. Smith (Folk Acoustic Cover Versions) Download… Continue reading
More of that Mount Kimbie-ish, “pastoral dubstep” sound. Rather nice.
And he’s only 18 years old. Download this song for free by liking Jake Bugg’s Facebook page here.
I’ve been evangelizing to anyone who will listen about the brilliance of Michael Kiwanuka for some time now. This video will convince you of that brilliance. It’s quite, quite heartwarming and beautiful. … Continue reading
Every once in a while I’ll take a dive head-first into the weird and wonderful gym-bag that is “folktronica” (see Beth Orton and the Chems’ collaborative output, see also the rather excellent Perfect… Continue reading