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Ben Collier - Bardo Junction

Ben Collier
Bardo Junction

2016 # lofi, folk, americana, blues
Some new tunes from Ben Collier a farmhand and musician from Trappe, Pennsylvania. Collier's music sits somewhere between the lofi singer-songwriter folk of Simon Joyner or Michael Hurley and Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music. Cr …
dfbm #79 - Every Place Is Home

dfbm #79
Every Place Is Home

Hello to a new year! I hope you all had a grand ending of 2015 and a nice start into 2016. Nobody can predict the future so we have to rely on our dreams and hopes and most important to our ability to do things, to move into the right direction. Enou …
Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker - Land of Plenty

Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker
Land of Plenty

Land of Plenty is a phenomenal collaboration between the two Chicago based guitarists Bill MacKay and Ryley Walker. It was crafted over a month long, Friday night residency at The Whistler, a live music venue/gallery/record label in Chicago’s L …
Johnny Young - II

Johnny Young
II

Chicago based guitarist Johnny Young offers a cassette of fine old school fingerstyle guitar via the Voyager Golden Records label from Portland, OR. So far this seems to be the only release of this label, so chances are you've never heard of either o …
dfbm #76 - Morning Raga Pt. V

dfbm #76
Morning Raga Pt. V

Welcome to this new Morning Jam. Expect some guitar magic embedded in full band settings, but also good old solo explorations. Slowly the fall is creeping in here in the mountains. I think this mix is a nice soundtrack to this time of year. I wou …
Kyle Fosburgh - One Night

Kyle Fosburgh
One Night

Kyle Fosburgh is the head behind the Grass-Tops Recording label, responsible for some great Robbie Basho reissues and musician himself. He just released his latest album "One Night" on CD and a vinyl and reel-to-reel edition is in the makin …
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 …
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 …
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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