Tag Archives: folk

WALTER HOLLAND – Storyteller: Part II

February 13, 2021

Walter Holland 2020 Californian aficionado of Albion’s musical heritage delves into traditional fare once more and finds glory in the soil of history. It would be easy to say that “Storyteller: Part II” picks up where left off if these … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Aloha Radio Hawaii

December 19, 2020

Rhymoi Music 2020 A dewy-eyed trip into the Halcyon days of Hawaiian songs – never maudlin, yet always spicy. Veteran musicians playing classic songs on vintage instruments: the concept may seem similar to that of “Buena Vista Social Club” – … Continue reading

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ASHLEY HUTCHINGS with Becky Mills & Blair Dunlop – A Midwinter Miscellany

November 29, 2020

Talking Elephant 2020 Burning bright in the bleak midwinter, Tyger and his coterie restore the true spirit of Yuletide. Having almost singlehandedly created English folk-rock, Ashley Hutchings retreated from the genre’s forefront in recent years, yet he’s so inextricably blended … Continue reading

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MATT SMITH – Parlor

November 19, 2020

6 String Ranch 2020 Carpe diem on unplugged terms: Texan six-stringer gives a new lease of life to a tuneful heirloom. Here’s the sort of record one would expect from Matt Smith after looking up the Austin artist’s profile, wherein … Continue reading

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MOON OVER MOUNTAIN – Champagne And Brass

July 22, 2020

Moon Over Mountain 2020 Bubbling and brazen but nuanced, American’s band’s second effort welcomes fellow travelers to the other side of midnight. There was something amateurishly indecisive about where to go with their reveries on this duo’s debut record, yet … Continue reading

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