All articles by Jonathan Frahm

Album | Gert Taberner – Fallen

There has been a movement, in roots music, as of late, to get it back to its, well, roots. Amongst the drone of commercialization slapped with “folk” and “singer-songwriter” labels like it’s going out of style, there are still truth-tellers…

Album | Danophone – Rerun

You wouldn’t quite expect it from singer-songwriters hailing from coastal Denmark, but the Aalborg-centric Danophone take the greatest pride in developing wistfully lugubrious soundscapes reminiscent of the modern folk and blues that has acted as the backbone of American workingman…

Premiere | Lowland Hum – In Flight

Photo by Eric Kelley

For Folk’s Sake is happy to premiere the music video for ‘In Flight’ by Lowland Hum, the second single from their upcoming album Thin set to be released on February 10. For many, the art-folk duo first graced our ears when they took…

Premiere | Rocky Bottom – American Man

When it comes to folksters with unique stories, Alex Hernandez—the voice behind musical moniker Rocky Bottom—encapsulates something as weird and wonderful as some have caught on to expect from the scene’s trademark wanderers. A move to Nashville from New Jersey…

Album | Michael Dause – The Sound of Self-Destruction

Since his self-titled first full-length release in 2012, Novi’s Michael Dause has exemplified himself as a tour-de-force, capable of completely self-producing a competent release from top-to-bottom. From a contemplative, versatile lyric and vocal delivery paired with complex multi-instrumental backing courtesy…

Album | Holly Henry: ‘King Paten’

TV reality singing competitions have a way of producing fans reluctant to see their favorite idols change. Take the case of 22 year old American singer-songwriter Holly Henry, who has just released her third independently produced album. The eleven tracks of ‘King…