Posts tagged with: folk

Remember how great Moby’s Play was? Despite what a caricature that the man become, that album was not only a classic but also likely the first time anyone had heard...
While I always try to stay on top of breaking new sounds, every now and then you have to go back and right a wrong. Much to my surprise, it...
The remix collective RAC is known for, well, their remixes. But in the last year and a half they’ve made a name for themselves with some pretty outstanding original material....
Upon playing Sylvan Esso‘s “Hey Mami” for the first time, the opening might lead you to believe you were in for a fairly standard “girl with guitar” folk song, even...
Agnes Obel is a Danish singer-songwriter who’s already commercially successful in Europe and has been for some years, yet is now just barely gracing my ears. I’ve always had a...
A long time ago my uncle was giving me shit for listening to artists that had an electronic edge to them, that I needed to spend more time with real...
Who doesn’t love a good breakup song? Especially when it involves thrashing guitars and angry declarations peppered with moments of clarity that repeatedly descend back into the madness. Okay, so...
Many sad indie hearts were broken when Rilo Kiley called it quits. They were, of course, widely believed to be the second coming of Fleetwood Mac. While that’s still up...
With The Shins officially declaring to the world that they’ve lost their touch, it’s time for a new indie darling to emerge from Portland. ¬†Enter Ramona Falls, an experimental indie...
Delighted to have come across this little gypsy-inspired number from the unsigned Crystal Bright & The Silver Hands. Bright is no joke with the accordion, hammering out wonderfully quirky tunes...