Solander: Monochromatic Memories

• 2014/02/04 • A Tenderversion Recording • Indie Folk, Folk Pop • *The Woods Are Gone* | All Opportunities | Monday Afternoon | Black Rug | Social Scene | Monochromatic Memories | Lighthouse “I can see that the woods are gone.” — “The Woods Are Gone” Swedish band plays soft acoustic pop within a folk veil, while the hushed vocals give their…

Sarah Jarosz: Build Me Up From Bones

• 2013/09/24 • Sugar Hill • Bluegrass, Americana, Folk Rock • Over the Edge | Miles On the Moon | Build Me Up From Bones | Dark Road | Simple Twist of Fate | Gone To Soon “The road is long but it always unwinds.” — “Dark Road” Mixing varieties of folk, country and rock, Sarah Jarosz displays her strong…

The Paper Kites: States

“We were like them before we were older. Just like they’ll grow to be as we are.“ [Nettwerk Records] • 2013/09/30 • Style: Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Folk Music always makes me think of walking through a forest. This slightly folky sound makes me think about a deciduous forest in mid winter with a sinuous fog swirled around me. Peaceful,…

Deer Tick: Negativity

“I don’t want to be your bargaining chip.“ [Partisan REcords] • 2013/09/24 • Style: Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Folk, Alt-Country After reading a few recent blurbs about John McCauley’s tough year, the title of this record seems fitting. Hopefully he found the creation of this album therapeutic. For the most part, gone is McCauley’s reckless delivery from his early work…

Blaudzun: Heavy Flowers

• 2013/01/29 • Krian Music Group • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Folk • Flame On My Head | Who Took the Wheel | Sunday Punch “It hurts to much to stay, but I won’t let go.“ He is a Dutch singer-songwriter with gifts to spare and his name is Johannes Sigmond. Enough said. Blaudzun

Mother Falcon: You Knew

• 2013/05/07 • Creme Fraiche • Alternative/Indie Rock, Folk Rock • Pink Stallion | Marigold | Dirty Summer “I could hear your vodka kisses shouting, Fight! Fight! Fight!” — “Marigold” One of the most vicious bands playing today, they have a gift for turning the most leisurely moment into a stage of fright. This band is what…

Searching For Sugar Man [Documentary]

• 2013/01/13 • Sony Pictures • Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock • Sugar Man |Sandrevan Lullaby – Lifestyles | Street Boy Director: Malik Bendjelloul You go home but you can’t stay, because something’s always pulling you away.” — “Street Boy” My wife comes home this evening and says to me that she rented a video from red box. Something called, “Sugar-Man, I…