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dfbm #108 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 13

Mixtape
dfbm #108 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 13

Things changed since the last Songs for Wild Nothing mixtape. We have to believe that everything has to go worse before it gets better. I don't know if that is true. What I know is true, that music is beautiful and hopefully helps to get through bad …
Toby Hay - Morning/Evening Ragas

Toby Hay
Morning/Evening Ragas

End of March, when most of the world was under a more or less strict lockdown due to the still ongoing pandemic, Welsh guitarist Toby Hay produced a mini-music-series on Youtube. Equipped with a stringed instrument of his choice and some recording eq …
Toby Hay & David Ian Roberts - CAPEL Y GRAIG - Improvisations

Toby Hay & David Ian Roberts
CAPEL Y GRAIG - Improvisations

A wonderful live performance at Capel Y Graig, Ffwrnais/Furnace, Ceredigion by Toby Hay & David Ian Roberts. The three improvisational pieces unfold beautifully in the room of the former chapel and now art space Capel Y Graig. It is an extraord …
Jesse Sheppard - Unknowing

Jesse Sheppard
Unknowing

Jesse Sheppard is the acoustic 12-string part of the American psych-folk jam duo Elkhorn and the Alan Lomax of today's American primitive scene. He's responsible for the Glenn Jones and Jack Rose DVD The Way it Used to Be and all the HD videos of you …
Cruel Willie - wistful lullabies/electric fantasy

Cruel Willie
wistful lullabies/electric fantasy

Cruel Willie is the alter ego of Andy McLeod from Fredericksburg, VA, a name you might have seen on this site before. On wistful lullabies/electric fantasy, McLeod flips through his record collection and pulls out early Fahey albums with rags and blu …
Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble - s/t

Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble
s/t

Out of the Windy City of Chicago, comes this fantastic debut by the Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble. A modern day avant-garde string band consisting of guitar, bass and hammered dulcimer. The hammered dulcimer exists in almost every folk music tradition a …
dfbm #107 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 12

Mixtape
dfbm #107 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 12

For nr. 12 of the Songs for Wild Nothing series I compiled some really sweet tracks from the last 40 or so years of mostly self-releasing singer-songwriters. TL;DR Starting off with Lucky Luke, a Scottish psych-folk-rock collective from the mid 2000. …
dfbm #106 - Morning Raga Pt. 21

Mixtape
dfbm #106 - Morning Raga Pt. 21

Let's start 2020 with a round-up of another two hours of American primitive/solo acoustic guitar gems that I accumulated over the last months. TL;DR I couldn't help but start with Jakub Šimanský and a track from his second installment of Face to Fa …
Jakub Šimanský - Face to Face Against American Primitivism in Eastern Europe vol. 2

Jakub Šimanský
Face to Face Against American Primitivism in Eastern Europe vol. 2

A new album of homerecordings by Czech fingerstyle guitarist Jakub Šimanský is finally available online after a CD only release via the Czech Full Moon Forum magazine . In this new wave (already post Daniel Bachman) of American primitive guitarists …

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