Weekly Roundup for April Tenth / which words lead us home

On this week’s roundup . . . . . . it’s a bit more like the Monday evening tape this week. Nonetheless, here’s some new musical goodness. ——— The Collection – You Taste Like Wine Ten-piece orchestral indie folk rock.  It’s not a crowded field, pretty much just these guys and Typhoon. But those are…

Weekly Roundup for April Third / a world you want to live in

On this week’s roundup . . . ——— Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – Hope the High Road As great as Sad Bastard Isbell is, let’s all remember that Fun Rollicking Isbell is pretty great too. ——— Michael Berg – Cuban Link 156 seconds of easygoing, toe-tapping, unpretentious, self-aware, goofy goodness here. ——— Gallery…

Weekly Roundup for March Twenty-Seventh / before you get too old

On this week’s roundup . . . . . . one foot-stomper sandwiched between a whole lot of sad bastard folk. Happy Monday! ——— Second Hand Poet – Silhouette Outstanding acoustic folk that’s equal parts pensive, lonely, and poetic, care of Surrey, England. RIYL: Elliott Smith, Jeff Buckley, good music, isolation ——— John Craigie –…

Weekly Roundup for March Thirteenth / rain in the streetlights, you in the midnights

On this week’s roundup… ——— Leif Vollebekk – All Night Sedans Mr. Vollebekk’s new record, Twin Solitude, is bluesy, soulful, peaceful, forlorn yet confident, and just overall incredible. You need this record in your life, man. ——— Pokey LaFarge – Riot in the Streets Pokey LaFarge continues his one-man mission to prove that yes, in fact, they…

Weekly Roundup for February Twentieth / the last one wearing a diamond

On this week’s roundup . . . . . . sensitive folk, groove-ish rock, patriotic folk, and catchy British rock — not necessarily in that order, but you’ll figure it out 🙂 Happy Monday. ——— Abigail Lapell – Diamond Girl A tender, soulful voice meets some clever acoustic guitar playing. Such things work very well…

Weekly Roundup for February Thirteenth / a country so brave and so bold

On this week’s roundup . . . . . . some poppy folk, some weird folk, and a heaping tablespoon of politically-minded acoustic folk. Happy Monday. ——— Joe Purdy – New Year’s Eve / My Country / People What Will You Do Last summer, Mr. Purdy quietly released a fantastic record full of pensive, acoustic folk…