Cold Weather Company are a folk trio from New Jersey. Wide-Eyed is the first taste from their upcoming second album and is a gorgeously plaintive track full of rich vocal harmonies, and backed by a warm, acoustic strum. Fans of Iron & Wine or the Fleet Foxes should certainly listen below.
Dreaming Heart is another track from We/Or/Me’s recently released album Everything Behind Us Is A Dream. It is a simply gorgeous slice of gently swirling Americana – dark and serene, this track takes listeners to Chicago’s Rogers Park, on the coast of Lake Michigan, where a weary traveler stares over the water, talking to someone… Read More More From We/Or/Me
Andy Ferro is the lead guitarist in Nashville’s retro garage outfit Ranch Ghost, but Muirhead is his debut solo album. A wonderful collection of dusty, folk-pop songs which harken back to the golden era of the 1950s and 60s, they have already garnered him comparisons to Syd Barrett, Buddy Holly, and even Sgt. Pepper’s-era Beatles. Listen to… Read More MM Shorts 815: Andy Ferro
The songs keep piling up in the in-box – too many to do justice to – but here are ten choice picks for you to decide… hit or miss? Claire Cronin – Sister And Devil [RIYL: Experimental folk, Karen Dalton, Jason Molina] Stranded Horse – Monde [RIYL: Orchestral folk, Loch Lemond, Horse Feathers] Heck… Read More Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 11)
Here we are again, and another fine selection of new tunes from the past week for you to savour… Matthew E. White – Cool Out (Featuring Natalie Prass) Spookyland – God’s Eyes DIIV – Is The Is Are Adia Victoria – Dead Eyes Laura Gibson – The Cause Audacity – Dirty Boy Public Access T.V.… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
Recent signing to Full Time Hobby, Aidan Knight has been picking up some excellent reviews for his new album Each Other. Having drawn comparisons to Leonard Cohen and Bill Callahan, the record also has something of the The Antlers’ Hospice about it, as well as the intimate and sombre delivery of a Damien Jurado and a… Read More New Album From Aidan Knight
On New Year’s Eve we received a short e-mail from an LA based artist called Youth Policy with sparse details of his debut album, Time Has Told Me, released just before Christmas. He described it as experimental folk-pop, going on to say it had elements of Nick Drake and contained fingerpicking guitar and layered harmonies… Read More Introducing >>> Youth Policy
Cold Shoulder is the closing track from Sandtimer’s recently released five track EP Different Seas. Inspired by the sparse textures of early Appalachian folk, and having drawn comparisons to the likes of the Milk Carton Kids, the duo’s blend of acoustic rock and lyrical folk is well worth checking out.
Scott Liss is a singer-songwriter who grew up in NY, and at various times has lived and played music in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Asbury Park, NJ. He has most recently relocated to Los Angeles, CA. Taking influences from Nick Drake to Radiohead, his sound is probably best termed as alternative psychedelic folk. His third record, Modern Isolation, is… Read More 100 Songs In 100 Hours: 93 – Scott Liss
Fronted by twin sisters Helen and Nicola Frisby, The Frisbys are an alternative folk/country band from South London They have released their free double a-side single Born and Raised/Give in to the Dark, which is out now via Dantobaccus Records. Both tracks are taken from their forthcoming EP The Cause, which sees a release at the end of… Read More 100 Songs In 100 Hours: 80 – The Frisbys