Posts Tagged ‘ folk ’

Dan Craig: In Dust Bowls

April 16, 2012
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Dan Craig: In Dust Bowls

It’s rather surprising that Dan Craig even has time these days to put out a new record. Besides being one of Denver’s premiere singer/songwriters, he’s also a med student, a husband, and recently a new father. Actually, though, this gem of an EP, In Dust Bowls, already had the groundwork laid for it. According...

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Quiet Americana

May 15, 2011
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Quiet Americana

Many people might be more familiar with the name Boulder Acoustic Society than they are with the name Aaron Keim. That’s because Boulder Acoustic Society has been making a name for itself as a progressive band in the bluegrass/roots/neo-folk world over the past several years. But Keim (who happens to be the founder of...

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“Indie Folk Melancholipop”: the whicker and pine

April 24, 2011
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“Indie Folk Melancholipop”: the whicker and pine

Brand new on the radar…to the sound of (not so) much fanfare…comes Denver acoustic indie-folk band the whicker and pine. (Doesn’t ANYONE use upper case anymore?) Anyhow, just getting started, these guys already show some musical maturity on their debut self-titled EP (which you can download for free from here).  They have a laid-back...

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The Sound of Civil Wars

March 31, 2011
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This band is already getting plenty of attention, but I just have to put in my two cents’: acoustic folk duo The Civil Wars is one of the best I’ve heard in quite some time. More than just the raw, minimal instrumentation and catchy melodies, these voices just go together.  John Paul White and...

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Folk Music for Space Travel?

September 15, 2010
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Folk Music for Space Travel?

The cool thing about the Internet and indie music is that you’re not limited by distance as to what you can find.  So here’s a spin on music you don’t see every day: a band in Germany, playing Americanized alt-folk, with a space theme. I don’t make this stuff up, folks. Their name is...

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Album Review: “Mirror the Branches” by Gabrielle Louise

August 12, 2010
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Album Review: “Mirror the Branches” by Gabrielle Louise

Gabrielle Louise is a best-kept-secret kind of singer/songwriter: not widely known, but when you hear her, you wonder why more people don’t know her. A young artist with an old soul, her jazz-infused folk style reveals a maturity that belies her years. Coming from a musical family, and with several DIY recordings already to her...

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