Animals of Grace – Brambles

We are living in a particularly rough and turbulent time right now, so we certainly need the hopeful sound that can be heard on Animals of Grace’s Brambles. Comprised of guitarist and singer Erika Lundahl and percussionist Doug Indrick, Animals of Grace play gorgeously written songs that are pure as nature with glossy harmonies andContinue reading “Animals of Grace – Brambles”

Folk Playlist for Summer

Here’s a selection of folk songs to help soundtrack your summer days, featuring the likes of Jerry Garcia with David Grisman, Dirk Powell, Odetta, etc.      

Mulberry Soul

If a nippy autumn afternoon in the Adirondacks could create its own music, it would surely sound like the new self-titled album by Mulberry Soul. Hailing from the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, Mulberry Soul plays a beautifully rural blend of bluegrass and folk that can both stomp with scorching energy and chillContinue reading “Mulberry Soul”

In Those Early Electro Days…

With Astralwerks celebrating their twentieth anniversary, that ever-nagging itch of nostalgia creeps back with full force. Looking through album covers from their early catalogue, my mind is thrown right back to a weird time when I would pop on Air’s The Virgin Suicides or The Chemical Brother’s “Block Rockin’ Beats” single, all while I actedContinue reading “In Those Early Electro Days…”

Record Crates United Online Mixtape Vol.2

It’s that time again when you can finally put a sound to the words that I’ve been writing. It’s my second mix of songs via 8tracks.com that are related to the last batch of posts (since the last mix anyway). The full tracklisting: 1. Somewhere Between- Six Organs of Admittance 2. Dead Flowers- Six OrgansContinue reading “Record Crates United Online Mixtape Vol.2”

The Bevis Frond – Dolly Bug

The Bevis Frond Dolly Bug (1995) Damaged Goods 7″ Playing since the late 80s, Nick Saloman’s legendary Bevis Frond have been consistently keeping alive the woodsy, quirkier side of psychedelic rock. On this 1995 single, Saloman and crew blast out in full power. The A-side is a true joy, a real acidic-punk kicker with great lyrics aboutContinue reading “The Bevis Frond – Dolly Bug”