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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 …
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 …
Alex Archibald -  Accidental Waltzes

Alex Archibald
Accidental Waltzes

Short solo guitar miniatures by Alex Archibald from Vancouver, BC. A short detour into experimental areas with Drunken Transition and into banjo land with Make Horse. The obligatory and very nice slide/lap steel piece comes in earthy lofi fashio …
Andy McLeod - From the Attic

Andy McLeod
From the Attic

This is the first EP of fingerstyle guitarist Andy McLeod from Philadelphia, PA. Inspired by Jack Rose, Pelt, Fahey, Delta Blues and rural Chester County, McLeod taught himself how to finger pick the guitar in open tunings and play the banjo in c …
Scott William Urquhart - Rosie's Smile EP

Scott William Urquhart
Rosie's Smile EP

Back to guitar business. Scottish guitarist Scott William Urquhart sent me his EP of lovely original solo guitar pieces. It starts pretty strong with a playful, uplifting tune, the title track, that alternates with a nice droning part. The second so …
Sarah Louise – Interview

Sarah Louise – Interview

​Some months ago I stumbled upon Sarah Louise's bandcamp and found her guitar work on "Field Guide" quite excellent. It was like a direct translation of the region she comes from. Shortly after that I found out that these tracks were …

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