New Music Video and Album by Eli Winter Announced

Eli Winter is easily one of the brightest talents in the world of solo guitar music to have emerged over the last several years, and the arrival of any new material by the young musician is a cause for celebration. However, the record that’s been announced today, a self-titled LP due to be released throughContinue reading “New Music Video and Album by Eli Winter Announced”

José Medeles, M. Ward, Marisa Anderson and Chris Funk – Railroad Cadences & Melancholic Anthems: A Drummers Tribute to John Fahey

With the help of M. Ward, Marisa Anderson and Chris Funk, José Medeles pays homage to the spirit and techniques of John Fahey in a beautifully unique way. Instead of covering Fahey’s songs for this tribute album, Medeles, a drummer who had previously worked with The Breeders and the 1939 Ensemble, set about improvising newContinue reading “José Medeles, M. Ward, Marisa Anderson and Chris Funk – Railroad Cadences & Melancholic Anthems: A Drummers Tribute to John Fahey”

Joseph Allred Announces New Album with a New Video, “Sweetcorn Ramble”

Joseph Allred continues to prove themselves as being one of the most imaginative and skilled artists in folk-inspired music today with their new song, “Sweetcorn Ramble,” from their upcoming LP, The Rambles & Rags of Shiloh. The record, which comes out July 1 on Worried Songs and is available for preorder today, is a trulyContinue reading “Joseph Allred Announces New Album with a New Video, “Sweetcorn Ramble””

Gabriel Seaver – Tuning

Weeed’s Gabriel Seaver’s recent solo outing focuses on his acoustic fingerpicking skills while revealing that he is a player of remarkable subtlety and heart.  Seaver’s playing is deeply evocative and often conjures up wistful atmospheres that can stir up all kinds of melancholic emotions, no matter what mood you’re in. Songs like “Neptune Only Knows”Continue reading “Gabriel Seaver – Tuning”

Shane Parish – “Randy Dandy O” Music Video

If you’ve been digging Shane Parish’s previous singles from his upcoming record, Liverpool, then you need to watch the video for his latest, “Randy Dandy O.” Check it out below: This track, much like all of the music from Liverpool, is an instrumental guitar reimagining of a classic sea shanty. This particular cut was composedContinue reading “Shane Parish – “Randy Dandy O” Music Video”

Daytime Moon – “Soaker”

To announce the release of his new solo guitar record, Daytime Moon dropped a meditative new instrumental, “Soaker.” Set for a release on February 25 via our pals over at Petal Motel, Chrysanthemum is the first solo instrumental release by Daytime Moon (AKA Brent Simpson). Simpson, an artist with multiple titles in a multitude ofContinue reading “Daytime Moon – “Soaker””

M.H.H. – Cassiope: Protection Songs for Guitar

M.H.H.’s Cassiope: Protection Songs for Guitar is without a doubt one of the most unique solo guitar records of the last year. Released on the Home & Garden label, this record features a boundless range of sounds, textures and moods. M.H.H., A.K.A. Matthew Himes, shows off his vast virtuosity here as well as the endlessContinue reading “M.H.H. – Cassiope: Protection Songs for Guitar”

Duncan Park – Invoking The Flood

On Invoking The Flood, Duncan Park channels the tranquil life-giving properties and restorative powers of rivers and other waterways through his atmospheric guitar music. Park, a South African musician, utilizes both acoustic fingerpicking and warmly distorted electric solos to conjure the serenity and awesome strength of flowing water. Tracks like “The Winding Stream” roll withContinue reading “Duncan Park – Invoking The Flood”

Heikki Ruokangas and Simo Laihonen – Joulupuu on rakennettu: Finnish Christmas Songs

For those who want to feel festive, but are tired of hearing the same old Christmas songs that jam the air waves every December, may I suggest the ethereal folk-jazz stylings of Heikki Ruokangas and Sio Laihonen’s Joulupuu on rakennettu: Finnish Christmas Songs. While there are no vocals on this EP, guitarist Ruokangasand percussionist LaihonenContinue reading “Heikki Ruokangas and Simo Laihonen – Joulupuu on rakennettu: Finnish Christmas Songs”

Matt LaJoie – Red Resonant Earth

Matt LaJoie continues to conjure the very spirit of nature itself through his cosmic guitar wizardry on the excellent Red Resonant Earth. Released on vinyl, cassette and CD through Flower Room Records, the private label LaJoie and his partner Ash Brooks manage, Red Resonant Earth features the Maine-dwelling musician improvising grand soundscapes on an electricContinue reading “Matt LaJoie – Red Resonant Earth”