Toby Hay - Rhayader EP

Toby Hay
Rhayader EP

With his new EP Rhyander, Welsh fingerstyle guitarist Toby Hay releases a wonderful successor to his last years EP Marteg. For this release, he selected only the cream of the crop and this comes in four different flavors. The opener 12 Miles …
dfbm #75 - Morning Raga Pt. IV

dfbm #75
Morning Raga Pt. IV

Guitars, banjos, birds, cats and guitars. Lots of. Perfect for listening late at night or in the early morning or maybe not at all, just imagine how good it sounds. This mix features my favorite track from Chuck Johnson's latest, high praised re …
dfbm #74 - Morning Raga Pt. III

dfbm #74
Morning Raga Pt. III

Here is the third part of my series of guitar soli compilations, mixes, program... you name it. Instead of trying to find a new title for each mix I am going to stick with "Morning Raga", so the listener know what to expect – up to tw …
dfbm #72 - Smoke and Strings

dfbm #72
Smoke and Strings

Two hours of smoke and strings. Better open your window afterwards or leave the house! Lots of obscure and already dead folks. Others are very alive, but probably are not so well known either. In times of the internet, nothing is really lost. Many r …
Moon Bros. - Frijolillo

Moon Bros.
Frijolillo

Moon Bros. is some sort of psych folk by Matthew Schneider, well known in Chicago's Free Jazz scene as "guitarist, stringed instrumentalist, carpenter, and an all round bad-asser"(source). It's the same scene or group of musicians t …
dfbm #71 - Not On Air Tonight

dfbm #71
Not On Air Tonight

Welcome to another dfbm online mix. First, I tried to bring this mix to spotify, even if I don't like the idea, I realized that is how many listen to music. But it didn't work. First, it was not easy to convert my playlist to a spotify playli …
Joan O'Bryant - American Ballads And Folksongs

Joan O'Bryant
American Ballads And Folksongs

With the Folkway Records release by Joan O'Bryant from 1958, I found a real musical treasure that I don't want to keep myself. I found myself digging through the Smithsonian Folkways archive lately and I think I don't need to introdu …
Jerry Hionis Plays Genesis

Jerry Hionis Plays Genesis

So far, every Jerry Hionis album teached me something new. This time it's a lesson in rock history. So honestly, Genesis was never of interest for me. I reduced Phil Collins to the ridiculous drum solo of "In the Air Tonight", Genesis t …
Joseph Allred - Mandorla Valley

Joseph Allred
Mandorla Valley

​A virtual stack of wonderful albums full of guitar soli and american primitive waltzes sits on my desk for a while and I to post them finally. They all got released on Meliphonic Records which, I believe is run by Joseph Allred as well. Allred …

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