Author: Jonathan Frahm

Video | Elizabeth Tighe – Dust and Lies

‘Dust and Lies’ is the latest from Phoenix-based folk-rock artist, Elizabeth Tighe. Some will remember the review that we here at For Folk’s Sake had published of her previous album, Smoke Rises, around a month back showcasing her natural ability to…

Video | Roger Jaeger – Elevator

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 | C.K. Flach – Empty Mansions

At the forefront of the rising indie scene, and yet kept safely tucked away from the shallow eye, are the genre-benders. Bands, duos, and soloists who dare to ride the electric in new and exciting ways by fusing elements of…

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 | Andrew Goldring – Cosmic Dance

Have you ever dreamt of Neil Young in outer space? Have you ever imagined what it would sound like if he and a spacey glam rocker like Ziggy Stardust-era David Bowie somehow diced up their DNA and created some sort…

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,…

Interview | Ryanhood talk ‘Yearbook’, the folk duo’s first-ever independently-tracked record

Fresh off their whirlwind week at Folk Alliance, Tucson, AZ folk-duo Ryanhood was gracious enough to field my questions about their 6th studio album, entilted Yearbook. Ryan and Cameron talk about the past, present, and future of their band, as well…