Posts in Folk
The Wild Reeds

There are rules to harmony that have been mapped out to determine precise intervals between notes and the exact chord resolution to tie a verse together. True harmony is a relationship, a kinship felt between musicians who’ve spent time together, who understand each other on a more emotional and spiritual level. The Wild Reeds have this in abundance.

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Lemolo

Lemolo is the project of songwriter Meagan Grandall. She began writing and performing under the moniker in 2009 and has released two LP’s and a live DVD since its inception. 

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Breathe Owl Breathe

Breathe Owl Breathe is an art-folk band birthed from the Michigan woods. They’ve released 7 records since 2004 encompassing everything from forest floor bears to ancient castles.

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Amy Helm

Amy Helm is the daughter of iconic songwriters Libby Titus and Levon Helm of the Band. After four records with folk mega-group Ollabelle and nearly a decade as a vocalist for the Levon Helm Band, Amy Helm struck out on her own

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Cereus Bright

Cereus Bright is a modern folk duo whose music manifests itself in different ways; sometimes as an acoustic duo and other times with support from a band.

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The Way Down Wanderers

Our friends The Way Down Wanderers asked us to capture their Live EP performance at Shirk Studios last month, and we were so happy to be a part of this beautiful evening. Family and friends gathered to enjoy the show, many of them relating childhood stories about each band member throughout the night.

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Ghost of Paul Revere

Ghost of Paul Revere are a holler folk band who are quite proud of the intimate but explosive music scene in Portland, Maine. They run their own festival, Ghostland, at Thomas Point Beach in Brunswick, highlighting the best of this vibrant musical community. 

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The Ballroom Thieves (Session #2)

The Ballroom Thieves are a “rock band in a folk suit”. Drummer Devin Mauch and Vocalist/Guitarist Martin Earley began writing together in college; limited dorm room space and mandatory quiet hours forcing them to begin on acoustic instruments with stripped-down percussion.

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Cory Branan

Cory Branan grew up playing heavy metal in Southaven, Mississippi and transitioned into finger-style folk in later years. This ethos infused with his visual storytelling ability and apt turn-of-phrase sets him on a pedestal far above other singer-songwriters. 

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Anthony D'Amato

Anthony D’ Amato is a singer-songwriter who writes simply constructed, autobiographical stories. D’ Amato grew up in New Jersey and went to college at Princeton where he developed an independent study on songwriting with Paul Muldoon. 2014’s release, “The Shipwreck from the Shore” was “recorded with members of Bon Iver, Megafaun, and Josh Ritter’s band, and marks his New West Records debut.

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Over the Rhine

Over the Rhine is currently celebrating 25 years of music and recording. That’s 25 years of incredible insomnia, 25 years of re-dreaming the world, 25 years of show business – call it what you will. 

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Shook Twins

Shook Twins is a folk/bluegrass band whose use of an old telephone vocoder and drum pad give their traditional instrumentation a modern twist. Identical twins, Katelyn and Laurie Shook, have been playing music together for most of their hip-tied lives. 

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Judah & the Lion

Judah and the Lion are an internally focused, compassionate folk rock group. Nate, Brian and Judah began the project while attending Belmont University back in 2011. Three men with different upbringings brought their unique musical approaches together to form the band’s big, upbeat sound.

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Typhoon

Typhoon is a massive folk rock band fronted by the dark and poetic lyricism of founder, Kyle Morton. His conscious and intimate lyrical style details struggles with relationships, family and the daily struggle of a chronic illness.

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