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Peace of mind

I’ve heard that winter is coming. I’m cool with that. Let it come. I do have perfect music to welcome her warmly.

Beans On Toast: Running Up The Hill

Last week we reviewed EJ Moeran’s Folksong Arrangements (Naxos 8571359), a collection of old songs collected by Ernie Moeran. We made the point that they were songs from an age before mass entertainment, when farmers or sailors would gather and be entertained by songs that told stories to which they could relate. 321 more words

Something Left to Say

Jared Rabin’s new album, Something Left to Say, grips the soul immediately. We enjoyed it, and we think you will too.

Jared Rabin is a multi-instrumentalist from Chicago, Illinois with a degree in Jazz. 93 more words

Acoustic Music

Steeleye Span UK tour

Steeleye Span release a new collection ‘Catch Up’ on December 4th which features this beautiful new song:

Excellent live they are well worth seeing and with a new-ish line-up, although… 151 more words

Folk Rock

Joni Mitchell

NOTE: I refer below to Joni’s “Free Man in Paris.” I’m writing this post in the aftermath of the Paris terror incident. I feel it’s important to not let terrorists affect anything we say or do. 641 more words


Coil - Ostia (The Death Of Pasolini)

This haunting song, which is essentially a lament, seems appropriate at this point in time. Haunting, mournful folk with flecks of chamber music. Truly, albeit starkly, beautiful. 10 more words


Natalie Prass covers Simon and Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence" -- listen

Natalie Prass is set to follow up her fantastic self-titled debut with a new EP dubbed Side by Side. Recorded once again at Spacebomb Studios, the five-track collection features two live versions of Prass’ own material, plus three genre-stretching covers.  285 more words