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Premiere | Andrea Magee – Floating Heart

Andrea Magee’s ‘Floating Heart’ is just the kind of music that we need right now, more than ever. Especially in the face of times uncertain, a message of peace in a reminder that everything will be alright in the end…

Premiere | Eric Anders & Mark O’Bitz – Matterbloomlight (Revisited)

Society has a tendency of revisiting history. Hauntology excites this fact whilst wearing the mask of a newfound philosophy, rooted in the circular tides of politics and cultural expressions over eras and decades. Then, there are stories of yurei—ghosts—that have…

Premiere | EllaHarp – Bittersweet

Last month, For Folk’s Sake readers were introduced to EllaHarp as she took on our ongoing ‘FFS 5’ interview series. Therein, we were given a window to peer into the life of Ella Dawn Jenkins—the woman behind the multifarious folk,…

Premiere | Arielle Silver – Headlights

Arielle Silver’s “Headlights” was made for a time such as this. The uplifting country folk tune is a healthy reminder of breaking our stressors down one moment, one day at a time. Filled with vibrant instrumentation, from the jangle of…

Premiere | Lila Blue – The Dead

Lila Blue’s folk marches to its own beat. Intrinsically idiosyncratic in nature, the singer-songwriter is not only known for crossing genre lines, but for doing so in ways that define her and no one else. It’s a bold claim to…

Premiere | Jeremy Ferrara – Ourselves

Though he’s been working and running experiments on his musical mind from the precocious age of 11, Jeremy Ferrara credits his time away at uni for the moments that led to his full artful bloom. Whilst in the midst of…

Premiere | Melanie Penn – Psalm 23

Melanie Penn’s brand of pop is based in roots—of music, of humanity, and of faith. Grounded in an aim to comfort those lost in the struggles of our new and uncertain times, Penn’s ‘Psalm 23’ speaks to those most afflicted…

Premiere | Chance Emerson – A Different Dark

Currently attending Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, Chance Emerson got his start in Asia. Born in Taiwan to a Taiwanese mother and an American father, Emerson grew up in Hong Kong before traveling to the States and pursuing music.…

Premiere | Brett Altman – ‘Sweet Sweet Water’ + FFS 5

Over the past year and a half, Brett Altman has been honing in on his silky smooth folk-pop stylings. What began as wowing audiences with the tongue-in-cheek summertime love tune ‘Vacancy Signs’ in late 2018 has become an establishment. The…

Premiere | Julie Amici & Dean Mueller – ‘Daddy’

Julie Amici & Dean Mueller run the roots gamut on their upcoming album, I Loved You So. Nestled comfortably in the soles of old-school Americana, the kind of music that they create transports listeners into home-sewn stories of family, life,…