Desert Hounds – Hang On

September 10, 2015 Ben Massicotte 0

5/10 Desert Hounds are a four-piece band hailing from Lake Elsinore, California that blend elements of rock, bluegrass, country, and folk on their debut full-length album, Hang On. Although it is not specified who does […]


Five Minute Major – Black Sheep

September 1, 2015 Brian Charles Clarke 0

5/10 Black Sheep, the debut full-length from Montreal’s acoustic quartet, Five Minute Major, is the definition of folk-punk-by-numbers. A big part of the genre’s overall charm is its familiarity and Five Minute Major embraces this […]


Adam Hill – Old Paint

August 1, 2015 Ben Massicotte 0

5/10 Adam Hill is singer, songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist who was born in Ohio and now resides in Squamish, BC. His fifth album Old Paint is an all acoustic 12-song collection of traditional folk pieces […]


Laura Joy – Between Our Words

July 25, 2015 Franca G. Mignacca 0

7.5/10 From the very second that Chicago artist Laura Joy’s latest folk-pop album, Between Our Words, begins playing, anyone who is listening will be reeled in, expecting a smooth and amusing little set of songs. […]


Lisette Xavier – The Leap EP

May 27, 2015 Gigi 0

7.3/10 Lisette Xavier’s soft and husky voice carries over the melodic sounds of a piano to draw you in and hold you hostage as you listen to the first track on, The Leap, her first […]


Old Towns – Northey Sessions EP

May 13, 2015 Jamie Markell 0

7/10 I developed a love and appreciation for acoustic folk music when I started listening to City and Colour, which was apparently a decade ago according to my Sometimes record. Feeling old yet? Yeah, me […]


Cacia Gillian – Chimney Hill

May 12, 2015 Franca G. Mignacca 0

6.5/10 The ukulele is arguably one of the most underrated and underappreciated instruments. It is small but powerful; can be used in several different genres of music; and can uplift even the most sombre of […]