Video | Roger Jaeger – Elevator

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For Folk’s Sake is thrilled to share the latest music video release from Oklahoman singer-songwriter Roger Jaeger. The video acts as an accompaniment to the musician’s latest single, “Elevator”, and perfectly encapsulates the ethereal hopefulness emanating from the song’s soaring…

Album | Silver Lake 66 – Let go or be dragged

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Those not indoctrinated might not realize that the alternative country soundscapes of Americana initially found their roots in the windy city of Chicago, but that they were. Continuing the tradition of down-home sounds emitting from metropolitan staples comes Portland, OR’s…

Session | Roxanne de Bastion

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Following on from recent our premiere of Roxanne de Bastion’s recent single, ‘Run’, we are extremely pleased to present Roxanne in session, with three songs from her forthcoming album Heirlooms and Hearsay. The main inspiration behind the album, which was…

Album | Real Estate – In Mind

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The synth blast, urgent backbeat and whirling guitars that kick off Real Estate’s fourth LP augur well. You’d never accuse the New York band of urgency; they’re more prone to meander down melodic rivers with their jangle pop influences bobbing in their…

Live | Stornoway @ New Theatre, Oxford

The idea of reviewing of Stornoway’s last gig of their farewell tour, in the town where they built their career strikes me as inappropriate. It’s like trying to review any sort of local, natural, beautiful, beloved phenomenon in Oxford. One…

Album | Holly Mcvae – Golden Eagle

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The newest addition to the every burgeoning Bella Union label, Holly Mcvae, has released her debut record Golden Eagle, and deserves the plaudits she is sure to receive. The opening track, ‘White Bridge’, sets the tone for the record. The…

Album | Laura Marling – Semper Femina

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“Varium at mutabile semper femina” – “A woman is an ever fickle and changeable thing”. The origins of the title for Laura Marling’s latest masterpiece encapsulates her vision perfectly. Produced by the richly-gifted Blake Mills, the record serves as an…

Album | Eva & the Oak – Floriography

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Taking cues from artists like Emelie & Ogden, First Aid Kit, and Aurora, Eva & the Oak are a five-piece alternative folk outlet who aim to create ethereal and haunting soundscapes to pierce their listeners’ heart. Their clash between dream…