Reticence – This Time Might be The Golden One at Last

Reticence (A.K.A. Aaron Riverwood) has returned with an album that continues to prove that some of today’s best cosmic guitar music is coming out of New England. Based in Massachusetts, Riverwood channels the glistening stars, flowing rivers and ancient northern forests through his emotive guitar playing. His music never ceases to move and transport theContinue reading “Reticence – This Time Might be The Golden One at Last”

Jennifer Castle – Monarch Season

Jennifer Castle’s Monarch Season is as dreamy as it gets. Castle, a Toronto singer-songwriter, crafts graceful folk-inspired tunes that are richly influenced by the moon, the nature of relationships and of course, monarch butterflies. Her voice, which is usually treated with a healthy dose of reverb, is beautifully reminiscent of the vocals of Marissa NadlerContinue reading “Jennifer Castle – Monarch Season”

Magnetic Ghost – Pixels

We may be nearing spring, but Minneapolis’ Magnetic Ghost is back and relishing the remaining winter chill, with the stoically atmospheric Pixels. Magnetic Ghost, AKA Andrew Larson, has expanded his unique brand of loner folk here to a fuller, near-cinematic scope that features deeper shades of dark psychedelia and post-rock. It is through the surreal aspectsContinue reading “Magnetic Ghost – Pixels”

Pefkin – Celestial Navigations

Gayle Brogan, whom you may remember from her enchanting contributions to Meadowsilver, has returned to her equally stunning solo project, Pefkin. Inspired by the astral-guided exploration methods of old, as well as tales of Victorian-era Arctic expeditions, Celestial Navigation is a dreamy, ethereal acid folk soundscape that completely envelops the listener into its icy world. SongsContinue reading “Pefkin – Celestial Navigations”

Prana Crafter and ragenap – No Ear to Hear

You’d have a difficult time finding a songwriter who’s words were as elemental and cosmically transportive than Robert Hunter. Through just a few stanzas, the Grateful Dead lyricist could easily beam a listener from a place of intense introspection to a windswept rocky shore on some obscure corner of the globe (or on another planet),Continue reading “Prana Crafter and ragenap – No Ear to Hear”