All articles by Jonathan Frahm

Album | Lillimure – Self-titled

On Lillimure’s self-titled debut LP, up-tempo jazz-hop splits meet conscious lyricism and sheer vocal finesse. It’s a fine blend of influences spanning a multitude of subgenres, culminating into the dense filling that fulfills a folk-pop shell. Shifting into a palpable…

Premiere | Trae Sheehan – Closing the Door

Like many of today’s best Americana innovators, Trae Sheehan isn’t an artist who lets the traditional restrictions of a genre define him. Depending on the moment, the mostly self-taught singer-songwriter bounces between folk, rock, and country elements like a savant.…

Video premiere | Fawkes & Hownd – Our Time

At the center of Fawkes & Hownd’s artistic mission is an intent to convey authenticity. With an attention towards meshing influences ranging between Canadian and American roots, Phöenix Lazare and Justin Kelley’s work showcases an organic core. More important to…

Album | Sachiko Kanenobu – Misora

First released in 1972, Misora is timeless. Sachiko Kanenobu’s classic LP far has garnered critical acclaim and the reverence of folk music enthusiasts around the globe, marking her as a beloved singer-songwriter even though it is still her only release…