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Andy McLeod - In the Light of the Day

Andy McLeod
In the Light of the Day

Andy McLeod's music popped up one day, while I was browsing bandcamp. It was just a few demo songs he put online, but track titles like Morning Raga caught my eye and soon afterward my ear. That's actually the origin of the title of the "world-famous …
Derek Gripper - One Night on Earth: Music from the Strings of Mali

Derek Gripper
One Night on Earth: Music from the Strings of Mali

2013 # folk, solo guitar
Derek Gripper's album took me by surprise and I am playing it up and down for a week now. It's been a while that I was captivated by a solo guitar album that much. A few weeks ago I was posting some vintage photos of a unique looking guitar on facebo …
Joost Dijkema - Sacred Revelations

Joost Dijkema
Sacred Revelations

Dutch singer-songwriter Joost Dijkema debuts with a wonderful and diverse album of folk, americana and primitive guitar magic. The cover artwork is the first thing that gives you a hint where this album will take you. It's an adaptation of Robert Cru …
Joe Bethancourt - Joe Bethancourt's String Concert Album

Joe Bethancourt
Joe Bethancourt's String Concert Album

One of my favorite releases this year is Tompkins Square Imaginational Anthem Vol. 8 – The Private Press3. Compiled by record collectors Michael Klausman and Brooks Rice, the 8th installment presents rare and almost never heard before solo guit …
Lebo Jenkins - I'll fly away

Lebo Jenkins
I'll fly away

Lebo Jenkis is a folk musician from Atlanta, GA and he released the album "Careless Love" last year, here on DFBM. While "Careless Love" was more of a solo effort, focusing on the banjo and traditional songs, his new album “I'll fly away” is mo …
dfbm #89 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. IV

dfbm #89
Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. IV

The fascination with private press records from the 60s, 70s and 80s is still strong. So again, on this mix is a lot of real peoples music, christian bedroom folk and other home made psych. Beside the dusty old stuff that record collector would play …
V.A. - Basket Full of Dragons: A Tribute to Robbie Basho Vol II

V.A. - Basket Full of Dragons: A Tribute to Robbie Basho Vol II

Till today, the 1986 deceased guitarist Robbie Basho is an enigma. He died by an accident after he was getting worked on by his chiropractor. Basho left a large catalogue of music and a mystery around his person. For a long time he was forgotten. Onl …
dfbm #87 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. III

dfbm #87
Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. III

Songs of Wild Nothing is the series for all the weird and wonderful, old and new tunes I come across. Be it old-timey gospel or hillbilly tunes, bedroom pop, psych rock - I'll find a way to stitch them together. It's starts with an short accapel …
dfbm #84 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 2

dfbm #84
Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 2

For this new installment of Songs of Wild Nothing, I dug through the internets attic, dusted off some mp3 and polished some gems. You might know that electronic-music composer Laurie Spiegel has her roots in folk music. She learned how to pl …

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