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Mouss - Les Adieux

Les Adieux

Moss is a guitar player from the Western part of France and his album "Les Adieux" can easily be filed under American primitive solo guitar, but with a closer listen it's much more influenced by classical European music, than the blues. There is not …
Joseph Allred - Nightsongs

Joseph Allred

The Garden Portal label out of Georgia just released two cassettes by Boston based guitarist Joseph Allred. One album, named "Aspirant" contains experimental sound collages and field recordings that reminds me of the times when I was exclusively list …
H Moore - Woods to Coast E​.​P.

H Moore
Woods to Coast E.P.

2019 # folk, psych folk, banjo
UK based banjo player H Moore released a bunch of very cool banjo centered eps over the last years. He mainly plays his own material but also recorded some known tunes like Fred Cockerham's "Little Satchel"1 or "Wabash Blues" on the Sarpa E.P.. It's …
dfbm #103 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 11

dfbm #103 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 11

Two hours of psych folk, americana, post-punk, private press oddities, exotic and esoterica, krautrock, drone and everything in between. Some brand new stuff and ancient, moldy crap from the bottom of my hard drive. It was time again to compile all t …
Scott Wainwright - Talking Backwoods

Scott Wainwright
Talking Backwoods

First I came across Scott Wainwright's album "Sentimental Debris" which is a pretty nice and pleasing mix of slide guitar, pre war blues and american primitivism. But then I checked out his 2018 album "Talking Backwoods" and the references to Aphex T …
Lorna Rowe - Who Tells the Runner

Lorna Rowe
Who Tells the Runner

Fantastic solo guitar/american primitive mini album by Lorna Rowe from Canada, that flew a bit under the radar1. Alex Archibald introduced her music indirectly to me, via a facebook post. I'm really thankful for that. Lorna Rowe keeps it short and on …
Devin Frank - Evening's Fantasia

Devin Frank
Evening's Fantasia

Devin Frank hails from the Midwestern United States, Champaign-Urbana, IL, a town known for its University where the Netscape browser was developed and sound-artist Maryanne Amacher did graduate work in acoustics and computer science. That's all I kn …
Des Moines - Like Freshly Mown Grass

Des Moines
Like Freshly Mown Grass

"Like Freshly Mown Grass" by Italian singer-songwriter Simone Romei aka Des Moines is one of my favorite records in 2018. A wonderful album, filled with the most beautiful and saddest folk songs and superb solo acoustic guitar instrumentals. The whol …
Steve Palmer - 2

Steve Palmer

In 2013 I found Steve Palmer's release Fables of the Feral Boys on bandcamp and the lofi psych folk style with strong John Fahey references just struck more than one chord with me. I contacted him and asked if he would record an album for DFBM. After …

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