Alela Diane

Brian’s Mixtape | Crazy Horses

Brian the playlist-making owl is home for 2012 and returning to For Folk's Sake

  Dear readers, My apologies for this playlist’s tardiness, for an owl likes to be prompt, but some distant cousins came to stay over the weekend and they caused too much carnage for me to turn a blind eye to…

Album: Alela Diane & Wild Divine

Filigree-wearing femmes, gun-toters and life stories in three minutes are staples of country music that FFS adores, and Alela Diane’s third studio album has served to deepen our adoration.  As if we needed any help. Her rich, clear vocals are like…

Brian’s Mixtape #27: Hot to Trot

Following last week’s shameful booze-fuelled fiasco, Brian’s plunged like a lead balloon into a pit of depression so deep and wide that it’s been necessary to rescue him from his slum of a nest and reinstall him (temporarily, we hope)…