Tagged: folk

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Review: Santiago Vazquez – Santiago Vazquez

Some years ago I discovered the music of Argentine multi-instrumentalist Santiago Vazquez while looking through the CD Baby store. I purchased Raamon and wrote a small review on the site, saying the music was...

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Jurni Rayne gets the local spotlight

From our coverage of Dallas-based artist, Jurni Rayne, she’s now the cover story of the Dallas Voice, the city’s established LGBT weekly newspaper. Even one of my quotes made it in the story. Plan...

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TuneCrush: Heavy Deeds “Island”

Heavy Deeds, which features members from the bands Vampire Hands, Polica, Pony Trash, & Robust Worlds, has just released a groovin’ set of 70’s psych-folk and garage-pop called Light Lunch EP. At the production...

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Villagers – {Awayland}

Conor O’Brien seems to dutifully write about the uncomfortable truths of his existence. We who listen are caught between wanting to wince at such brutality and becoming voyeurs to the scene, perhaps knowing that...

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Holiday Memories Q&A with Haley Dreis

Originally from Columbia, SC, Haley Dreis is a performing songwriter now based in Tennessee. Her intimate folk/pop style has been compared to Michelle Branch and Sara Bareilles. The videos below are songs from her...

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That’s Why – The Best of That’s Why

Given the turbulence of societal norms in the late 1960’s/early 1970’s (in and outside of the United States), many young people wanted to bring a more relevant representation of Christianity and began musical movements...

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Mississippi Big Beat – Delta Disco

From Budapest, Hungary, the folk tradition of the blues continues on with the addition of programmed beats and other electronics with the latest offering from the Black & Tan label, Mississippi Big Beat. The...

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GLM Q&A With Justin Levinson

Burlington, Vermont-based and Berklee College of Music alum, Justin Levinson has recently released his fourth independent project. This Side of Me, This Side of You, and it’s been lauded as his best effort to...

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TuneCrush: The Robbie Boyd Band “Orion’s Belt”

The beginning of the track is reminiscent of Dave Matthews, however the chorus snaps into a little pop gem of a number. From London, UK, this is The Robbie Boyd Band from their project,...

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Grant Andrew – Deep Brewed Life

With a pop/folk style akin to the storytellers like Pierce Pettis, Mark Heard, and the late Rich Mullins, Grant Andrew’s Deep Brewed Life explores a life that’s open to fuller relationships with humanity as...