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Enrico Marcandalli - Temporale Nel Parco

Enrico Marcandalli
Temporale Nel Parco

This is a relatively unknown fingerstyle solo guitar album from the early eighties, out of Italy. Enrico Marcandalli’s music shifts between classical guitar, world music, bits of blues and jazz. I have to admit, this album didn't stroke a chord in …
Interview: Jim Ghedi - Home Is Where I Exist, Now To Live And Die

Jim Ghedi

The new album by young British guitar virtuoso Jim Ghedi is a great acoustic journey, not only through Belgium, his home for six months by choice, but also through the hills and meadows of the British Isles and where else his feet or imagination brou …
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 …
Ryley Walker - Folkadelphia Session

Ryley Walker
Folkadelphia Session

Here is a nice solo set by Ryley Walker, recorded for the well known Folkadelphia serie, last year. Beside all the praise Walker will get for his coming album Primrose Green, it's important to keep an ear open for his solo (radio) appearances. …
The Great Park ~ Kitchen

The Great Park ~ Kitchen

Originially hailing from Ireland, now based in Germany, Stephen Burch aka. The Great Park just released his first vinyl album on his very own Woodland Recordings label and it's already sold out! Yes, this didn't last long. Ok, you might say, …
Myriam Gendron ~ Not So Deep As A Well

Myriam Gendron ~ Not So Deep As A Well

Myriam Gendron is a Singer-Songwriter from Canada and even if the record cover with the black and white photo and the bold yellow stripe on top stayed in my mind since weeks, I never got too much into her music. Reason number one is, there was and is …
Jerry Hionis – Arrakian Circle Dances

Jerry Hionis – Arrakian Circle Dances

Philly based solo guitar player Jerry Hionis has been featured last year with his great debut Graveyard Stomps & Funeral Rags which crossed many paths with Dr. Ragtime aka Jack Rose (RIP). Not only in terms of music and presentation, maybe also t …
The Great Park – We Love To Get Lost And We Love To Get Found

The Great Park – We Love To Get Lost And We Love To Get Found

If you are living in Germany or around, chances are good that Stephen Burch aka the Great Park was already in your town and played his „Problem Folk“. I saw announcements every now and then around the southeast of Germany, but I neve …

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