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Lorna Rowe - Who Tells the Runner

Lorna Rowe
Who Tells the Runner

2017
Fantastic solo guitar/american primitive mini album by Lorna Rowe from Canada, that flew a bit under the radar1. Alex Archibald introduced her music indirectly to me, via a facebook post. I'm really thankful for that. Lorna Rowe keeps it short and on …
Devin Frank - Evening's Fantasia

Devin Frank
Evening's Fantasia

Devin Frank hails from the Midwestern United States, Champaign-Urbana, IL, a town known for its University where the Netscape browser was developed and sound-artist Maryanne Amacher did graduate work in acoustics and computer science. That's all I kn …
Des Moines - Like Freshly Mown Grass

Des Moines
Like Freshly Mown Grass

"Like Freshly Mown Grass" by Italian singer-songwriter Simone Romei aka Des Moines is one of my favorite records in 2018. A wonderful album, filled with the most beautiful and saddest folk songs and superb solo acoustic guitar instrumentals. The whol …
Steve Palmer - 2

Steve Palmer
2

In 2013 I found Steve Palmer's release Fables of the Feral Boys on bandcamp and the lofi psych folk style with strong John Fahey references just struck more than one chord with me. I contacted him and asked if he would record an album for DFBM. After …
dfbm #102 - Morning Raga Pt. 18

Mixtape
dfbm #102 - Morning Raga Pt. 18

A new Morning Raga mix is available and I am so exited to start off with two exclusive pieces from soon to be released guitar records by Italian fingerstyle guitarist Alessadro Denti aka Waswas and Czech guitar duo Šimanský/Niesner. tl;dr Waswas al …
dfbm #101 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 10

Mixtape
dfbm #101 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 10

“Music... will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer First, the DFBM mixcloud channel won an award for the …
Stuart Babcock - First Meditations on Acoustic Guitar

Stuart Babcock
First Meditations on Acoustic Guitar

The log cabin on the album cover illustrates Stuart Babcock's music perfectly. Pastoral fingerstyle guitar meandering, subtle and with ease. Check it out. [bandcamp:album=194876493] …
Ameel Brecht - Polygraph Heartbeat

Ameel Brecht
Polygraph Heartbeat

This is the solo debut of Ameel Brecht, member of the Belgian deep-listening, acoustic drone ensemble Razen. Brecht is a trained guitar player who sends you with Polygraph Heartbeat on a journey through the body of a steel string resonator guitar and …
Egle Sommacal - Interview

Egle Sommacal
Interview

During the last months I’ve had the pleasure to spend some time with Egle Sommacal and there are some thoughts I can’t get out of my head since I met him. The subtractive attitude that let you catch the purest and more abstract perception of emot …

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