Tag: folk pop

  • Off The Stage: The National Parks

    Off The Stage: The National Parks

    For most casual fans of music, the forty-five minutes that a band spends on the stage is all they can see. However, when the guitar cases are closed and the venue’s floor is littered with empty beer cans and trash, most bands load their gear into the van and return back to their normal lives. […]

  • Album Review: VON GREY – In Bloom EP

    It’s a common understanding that the strongest trees have the deepest roots–in their new EP In Bloom, folk-pop trio VON GREY celebrates their acoustic roots and spreads their wings of independence. The six-song gem features new tunes and breathes life into previously-released ones, all anchored by the sisters’ signature blood harmony, stringed mastery, and gut-punching lyricism.  […]

  • Premiere: “Every Day And Night Now” by Kris Gruen

    “When my elder daughter was three, I started introducing her to pop rock music with Peter Bjorn And John’s ‘Young Folks,’ Band Of Horses’ ‘Is There A Ghost’ and The Strokes’ ‘Last Nite,’” recalls singer-songwriter Kris Gruen. “We’d watch the animated Young Folks video before bed and she’d purse her lips in the shape to […]

  • Premiere: “Our Turn” by Big Little Lions

    Premiere: “Our Turn” by Big Little Lions

    On Alive and Well, their third full-length album set for release on February 23rd (Far Flung via The Orchard), Helen Austin and Paul Otten, who make music together as Big Little Lions, take a dark, yet hopeful turn. The folky duo pens songs that acknowledge human frailty and modern preoccupations, as well as anthems of […]

  • “Histories” – New Album from The Daily Fare

    “Histories” – New Album from The Daily Fare

    Alissa Abeler and Hannah Smith, who migrated southward to make Nashville their home, make beautiful music together as The Daily Fare. Coming from opposite ends of the musical spectrum–from Beethoven to punk cabaret–the pair have put their kickstands down in the realm of dreamy, pop-tinged folk music. Their voices blend in a heavenly, inviting mix, […]