Author: Jonathan Frahm

Premiere | Sam Pace and the Gilded Grit – Bubala

Sam Pace and the Gilded Grit are generally known for the electric, eclectic blues. Their new single, ‘Bubala’, strips things back into an acoustic affair. The stripped-back approach doesn’t ground Pace in mediocrity, though; an artist of his prowess is…

Interview | FFS 5 with Samana’s Rebecca Rose Harris

Samana are Rebecca Rose Harris and Franklin Mockett—and, together, they’re setting the psychedelic folk world alight with their haunting art. Ambitious and heartful, the duo depicts themselves as pioneers—pioneering their own freedoms as artists and people, as a symbiotic, intimate…

Interview | FFS 5 with Idiot Grins’ Randy Strauss

While the Louvin Brothers are well-respected and remembered today for their fine musical talents, Satan is Real’s cover art lives on in perhaps even greater infamy. Celebrated, critiqued, and later memed, nothing quite says “fire-and-brimstone” like a 12-foot cutout of…

Video | jefff – The Fire

Jeff Clark—better known as jefff (with, yes—count ’em—three f’s)—is all about the groove with his latest single, ‘The Fire’. It’s a feel-good, invigorating reggae composition that’s set to light the soul with its danceable rhythm and refreshing message. In a…

Interview | FFS 5 with Optacure

In Cebuano, the term “mingaw” can mean “lonely” or “peaceful”. When taken in dual context, one receives the serene ennui of Optacure’s new single to its fullest extent. Developed in collaboration with Emmanuel Aguila and Debb Acebu, the tune features…

Premiere | EG Vines – Am I Dreaming

When last he appeared on For Folk’s Sake, EG Vines was pitching the character of ‘The Salesman‘. Now, the frills are shaven and the message is clear as the artist sets his anger towards real-life salesmen who are commandeering American…