Category: News

Premiere | Basia Bartz – A Girl At Dusk

If you caught either of our Catherine Rudie sessions for ‘Everyday Dangers’ and ‘Mobius Kiss’ you’ll have seen Basia Bartz on the violin. Today Basia releases her first solo single, a re-imagining of the Polish folk song ‘A Girl At…

Premiere | The Rough & Tumble – Monkey Around

The Rough & Tumble are great innovators. In light of a worldwide pandemic and protests, the Nashville folk duo is still working to unearth nuggets of positivity. Whether it be in an ongoing food blog appropriately titled ‘The Rumbly Tummy’…

Premiere | Melissa Bel – Can’t Go Home

Awash in lo-fi reverb and the drone of a synthetic bass, Melissa Bel’s spin on country through ‘Can’t Go Home’ comes in abundantly modern light. At its crescendo, the country-pop tune is set aflame with a searing culmination of organic…

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…