Summer Jam Mix

The summer ain’t over yet, so here’s a chooglin mix of rockin, rural and kinda esoteric folk sounds to help you get through the rest of the season. Featuring the likes of Canned Heat, Dry Nod, Moby Grape, Hot Tuna, etc. For best results, crank this while traveling. The Band – Jam (Live at WatkinsContinue reading “Summer Jam Mix”

Fall Flashback Folk Friday: Oberon- A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.” -William Shakespear, A Midsummer’s Night Dream   Combining the eclectic and imaginative aspects of The Incredible String Band with the early music approach found on many of JohnContinue reading “Fall Flashback Folk Friday: Oberon- A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Fall Flashback Folk Fridays: The Moths

Beyond maybe Oriental Sunshine and Magic Carpet, The Moths possibly produced the mellowest of all of the ‘60s/’70s psychedelic folk records. Comprised of five Hull University students, The Moths (who’re also sometimes referred to as just ‘Moths’) developed a small local following with their warmly relaxed bucolic sound. The band’s style is somewhat reminiscent ofContinue reading “Fall Flashback Folk Fridays: The Moths”