Just because something has been said before doesn’t make it any less meaningful. Such is the case for the Vancouver folk duo Twin Bandit...
Nicole-Marie is a hearing-impaired singer who has absolutely destroyed any preconceptions that may surround anyone who is faced with such a hardship. She is...
While so many young artists struggle to cultivate a unique musical identity that will stand out from the rest, there are others who can’t be bothered by the charade of it all and simply perform from the heart, letting their raw emotions do all the talking.
Jean-Paul De Roover is no ordinary musician. The choice to be a one-man band is not only unique, but also gutsy.
When someone decides to embark on a career in folk music, he or she better have something original to say. It’s a style of music that, along with genres like country and americana..
Sometimes when we listen to music, it’s obvious how much work went into that song or album. It could be complex songwriting or intricate, layered production that makes listeners pause for a moment to appreciate the artist’s effort and musicianship.
Transitioning from being in a band to going solo is never easy. Particularly for a lead singer who is so identifiable as the face of the band, the act of going solo involves a certain amount of reshaping one’s identity and also reframing audience’s expectations.
Chicago emcee Fanetic sources classics like Nas and Wu-Tang clan as some of his inspirations, and it’s not hard to see why; Keren’s Legacy...
After releasing her critically acclaimed EP The Traveler’s Song in 2013, Lizabett Russo became a traveler herself, touring across the world.
Behind Ivory Tusk stands Ezequiel de Lima, a singer-songwriter from Argentina playing guitar and voice folk style.
It’s not very common to hear the word “shy” used much in today’s music landscape. It often seems like there is so much emphasis on making a splash to stand out in the business that we get less depictions of life’s gentler, quieter moments.
The sound: a mix of pop, rock, singer-songwriter indie style, with a healthy dose of violin and vocal harmonies. It’s definitely very feminine and somewhat haunting.
Paganism is one of those things that many people probably forget still exists. For the most part, it seems that pagans keep mostly to...
Released in January of 2016, Crooked Cat Adams presents their eight-track Americana, Indie Folk album Jupiter Moon, featuring Patrick Barry on vocals and guitar,...
It’s easy for music fans in any genre to tell the difference between lyrics that have purpose and those that might have been an afterthought in the songwriting process.
Folk music is one of those genres that seems set in its ways. It is steeped in such a rich history and clearly defined sensibility that, although its lyrical material evolves with the times, the music itself is more difficult to expand on for modern musicians.