Category Archive: Folk

Best Albums of 2014

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      So that’s it then, another year over and done with and the flurry of year end lists come in. We’ve done ours – a twenty-five strong list of our favourite… Continue reading

Puzzle Muteson – Theatrics

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Back in 2011 I completely fell in love with ‘En Garde’ by Puzzle Muteson – playing the album again and again on repeat, like a child with a favourite video. The album came… Continue reading

Jenks Miller/James Toth – Roads To Ruin

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Another fond discovery this morning is this short split record from Jenks Miller and James Toth out on Three Lobed Records. It opens with a short piece of Americana that sounds a little like a Loren… Continue reading

John Matthias – Geisterfahrer (Feature)

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Recently we were sent the terrific new album by John Matthias on the Village Green imprint, which is out now. We were even more fortunate in that John was happy to spare us… Continue reading

Headland – Soundtrack

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On repeat these last couple of weeks, a discovery that would easily have ranked highly in our list of favourite records of 2013 if we’d have been aware of it. ‘Soundtrack’ is the… Continue reading

Various Artists – 15 Shades Of White

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We’ve been meaning to make a post about a spectacular new compilation on Russian imprint Dronarivm called 15 Shades Of White, which pits a stellar line-up of modern classical and contemporary Ambient artists.… Continue reading

Iñigo Ugarteburu – For The Unknown

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Today we received a message out of the blue from someone who recommended we check out a record. We’re all ears to any suggestions, whether you’re the label or artist involved or just… Continue reading

ARCHIVE008: Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left

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I’ve spent much of the weekend pondering on what to write in these few paragraphs to try and do justice to one of my favourite albums by one of the finest guitarists/singers that… Continue reading

Cross Record – Be Good

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  2013 is continuing to surprise me, not just with the old stalwarts but with new releases from as yet undiscovered names. Last week I happened upon the new release on Ba Da… Continue reading

Grounding Sounds 008: Bruno Bavota

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In the first year of operation, Grounding Sounds has made shows available on an infrequent basis. As interest increases, the shows ready to post are starting to back up, so we’d best get… Continue reading