All articles by Jonathan Frahm

Album | Silver Lake 66 – Let go or be dragged

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…

Album | Eva & the Oak – Floriography

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…

Single | Dark Model – Survivors

Japanese composer Tatsuya Oe is best known for the upbeat work of his original stage moniker, Captain Funk. In recent years, though, Oe has developed another alias to release music as. His latest project, Dark Model, is regarded as Captain…

Single | John Hickman – Hello Hello

Who needs an introduction to The Beatles? In just around a decades-long career together as a band, they revolutionized the popular music scene of the 60s and 70s with their sweeping, multi-faceted soft rock—so much so that, outside of Dylan,…

Album | zenxienz – Mind Sighs

We here at For Folk’s Sake are best known for covering, well, folk music. It’s what’s on the tin. Quite often, though, pretty much since our foundation, we have extended our reach beyond purely folk to embrace the many genres…

Album | Tom Woodward – Beautiful Shadows

Riding the line between old-school folk and country straight into a heap of psychedelia is Australian singer-songwriter Tom Woodward. Sonically speaking, Woodward’s sound lies somewhere between Donovan, Campbell, and the soundtrack to outer space. Previously, when For Folk’s Sake had…