2019 Year End Wrap-Up

Another year, another favorites of the year blog entry.   I know it’s been quite a while since my last post (about a year, actually) and I don’t know if I’ll be returning to more frequent posting again, but  I can’t resist making lists. Lists, wonderful and succulent lists! Okay, moving on… These are the…

Mariee Sioux’s “Faces in the Rocks” being reissued

Flickering lamplight music from a cabin in an imaginary land called Bravitzlana Rubakalva. Cascading fingerpicked guitar like cool dark green waterfalls. Dusky, fog-enshrouded flute.  Impressionistic lyrics- seemingly stream of consciousness, as if echoed down through the ages from some long ago tribal forest time. Vocals fragile, yet solid as the living earth. Mariee Sioux’s 2007…

Sunday Brunch: May 20, 2012

Meg Baird– “No Song To Sing” (cover, from soon-to-be-released Michael Chapman tribute album, Oh Michael, Look What You’ve Done, 2012): Mariee Sioux– “Homeopathic” (from Gift For The End, 2012): Cow – “Black Harvest” (from Dedicated To…The Mighty Drum, 2012):

Sonic Sound Snack: Seeds on the Wind

I recently finished reading an excellent book on the subgenre of music that goes by many names including psychedelic folk, acid folk, freak folk, wyrd folk, avant folk, etc.  Titled “Seasons They Change”, author Jeanette Leach presents an engrossing, entertaining, and well-researched overview of the genre, from its beginnings in the 1960’s through its near…