Album | The Day – Midnight Parade

You can quickly recognise Midnight Parade as a European release: for the pretty “standard” style, for the slightly dull expressivity, but also for its melodic exuberance. This is in fact the debut album by a German-Dutch couple, who met at…

Video premiere | Eric Long – Hey Now Baby

In the newly-released music video for Eric Long’s ‘Hey Now Baby’, the Americana tune’s gently infectious sway is captured with beautiful ease by San Francisco Director of Photography Chad Leto. Featuring Long in a gorgeous natural environment as he performs…

Album | Deer Tick – Mayonnaise

Deer Tick aren’t just one band. Under the sobriquet Deervana, they’ve covered the music of Nirvana, and John McCauley served as a replacement Kurt Cobain (along with Joan Jett) during last October’s Foo Fighters Cal Jam Nirvana show with Dave…

Single | Jula King – Lovers Lament

In late 2018, For Folk’s Sake lauded Julia King upon the release of her single, ‘Cannonball’, for being a genuine article as far as her billing as folk fusion took her. Her take on the Americana genre transports listeners into…

Session | Keston Cobblers’ Club – Esta

Today’s session features Matthew and Julia from Keston Cobblers’ Club, playing a stripped down version of their latest single ‘Esta’ – which came out yesterday. ‘Esta’ is taken from the band’s forthcoming album Siren which you can pre-order on their…

Album | Junius Meyvant – Across The Borders

Iceland got soul and Junius Meyvant delivers it like a modern day Sam Cooke. On his self-produced second full-length record, Across The Borders, the soul gods have clearly smiled on him. Born Unnar Gisli Sigurmundsson, he lived on a volcanic…

Premiere | Sive – Holding

From the first strike of the kalimba, ‘Holding’ will have you hooked. Its pulsing rhythms creep under the skin as the song builds, before Sive’s soaring velvety vocals elevate it to another level. Written about the need for clean slate…

Album | William Tyler – Goes West

It’s hard to believe baby-faced William Tyler is pushing 40 and has been forging his solo guitar path for over a decade. After earning his left-field Americana stripes with the likes of Lambchop, The Silver Jews and Will Oldham, he…