Music striding steadily on quirky-medieval paths, while avoiding ‘bardcore’ pitfalls. Carving out a place between traditional music and psychedelic folk.
In this groundbreaking book, music historian Tony Russell turns the spotlight on 78 original 78rpm discs of songs and tunes from the 1920s and 1930s.
Another one from the rather enigmatic series of LPs made by Goodiepal & Pals, a loose collective organically formed around the Goodiepal family. These days ..(read more)
Eudaimon’s songs are pure in their simplicity and austerity, yet shine with the crystalline fire of the world beyond..based on poems by Kathleen Rainer.
Funny 4-track compilation curated by Jad Fair in 1991. Eccentric, sometimes sinister, but overall charming: Only A Mother, Panther Burns, Foetus Inc. and Artist..(read more)
Reissue of 1975 album originally on Folkways, recordings by Richard Alderson. He wrote: “The music of the indigenous people of the southern Mexican state ..(read more)
A voice that comes in like no other. The voice sings of hard work and poverty, of the beauty of the Appalachians and the pain of the blues. Add to that his mast..(read more)
A groundbreaking artist and one of the all-time greatest performers of authentic, Appalachian music. 1960s recordings and modern-day field recordings