Author: Jonathan Frahm

Premiere | Watching for Foxes’ new single ‘Undone Bird’

FFS is delighted to bring you the premiere to Watching for Foxes’ new single ‘Undone Bird’. With an album of the same name releasing just around the corner on June 10, the Grand Rapids-based quintet’s frontman, Joey Frendo, has this…

Album | The Crane Wives – Foxlore

Consisting of Kate Pillsbury, Emilee Petersmark, Ben Zito, and Dan Rickabus, Grand Rapids’ Crane Wives have quickly ascended to the top of their scene’s radar since their 2010 inception. They, alongside bands like The Ragbirds and The Accidentals, have become…

Album | The Ragbirds – The Threshold & the Hearth

Hailing from Ann Arbor, MI, The Ragbirds are a band that have transcended the typical avenues of traditional roots music to develop something totally new from the ground up. The most exciting part of their music as a whole might…

Album | Bob Dylan – Fallen Angels

Whether he’s electrifying his sound and revolutionizing rock and roll, taking things back down an acoustic notch or two to embrace his folk roots, or releasing a Christmas album to notoriously mixed reception, Bob Dylan has remained an unlikely trailblazer…

Live | The Accidentals @ The Sea of Glass, Tucson

In any case, The Accidentals are a band that has seen exponential growth since their inception. Beginning as a project between two self-proclaimed “orch dorks” in the midst of a shared high school class, Savannah Buist and Katie Larson have…

Album | Jealous of the Birds – Parma Violets

Though her musical career has been birthed from out of folk roots, Irish singer-songwriter Naomi Hamilton paints a much broader picture than any particular genre could dare to encapsulate in Jealous of the Birds’ Parma Violets. On Parma Violets, Hamilton…

Album | Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros – PersonA

If Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros were to be described in a single word, that word would be communal. Whether considering singalong, clap-along anthems ranging from the seminal “Home” to lesser-known burners like “They Were Wrong”, Alex Ebert’s brainchild…

Album | Loretta Lynn – Full Circle

Of all of the clichés that plague the ears since birth for the majority of us fine denizens of Earth, one old saying that rings the most true is “Age is just a number.” At 83 years young, Loretta Lynn…