Tag Archives: folk

New Rock for November 2014 part one

Georgio “the Dove’ Valentino – “Mille Plataux” – Self Released – 2×12” LP Outrageously impressive artwork graces the covers and sleeves of this double vinyl. The music is astoundingly brilliant.  It comprises of a mixture of post punk, psyche, folk … Continue reading

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New Rock and Folk for Early September 2014

Lojah – Pub Songs on Palafox – Self-released Celtic styled acoustic pub songs with hints of Creole and roots music bring this four-song folk EP to a festive life.  Lojah displays a true knack for lyrical narratives, creating a very … Continue reading

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New Rock Reviews – Mid March 2014

Quailbones — Lord Dion’s House of Discovery 7” – Self-released Glorious lo-fi and wild punk-pop-garage-psyche!  Could we call it some form of post punk?  Three tracks on this 7” and each one is a trip in itself.  Seriously, this is … Continue reading

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The Rock Reviews: July – September, 2013

White Fang – Steady Truckin For Summer – Gnar Tapes With a wild sonic guitar, comes the hurricane force of the opening track. Things slow down a bit on the second track but already, a pattern is emerging.  The vocal … Continue reading

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Two New Releases from Correspondence Tapes!

Hunting for Porcupines: “Ruins” Available on January 14th, 2013 on a limited edition CDr.  This little gem features nine original tracks, all a masterful blending of foggy folky guitar plucking and chopped up beats. There are a few things that … Continue reading

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TAPE//STRY Reviews

Leo Robinson, of Cult Party, runs a small cassette label out of Newcastle under Lyme.  Having had a chance to listen to an earlier Cult Party release via Correspondence Tapes, I was quite excited to see he had his own … Continue reading

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Dressed Like Wolves – Heaven Is Just Memories, Of A Place I Used To Know

Artist: Dressed Like Wolves Title: Heaven is Just Memories, of a Place I Used to Know Released: December 3rd, 2012 Label: Correspondence Tapes Format: Cassette, digital Genre: Folk, folk pop, indie, lo fi Dressed Like Wolves is a project I’ve … Continue reading

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This Will Be Our Summer Showcase, part 3

  An interview with Len Neighbors, head of This Will Be Our Summer Records. 1) What was the inspiration behind the creation of This Will Be Our Summer? Mike Turner (Happy Happy Birthday To Me Records) and I wanted to … Continue reading

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This Will Be Our Summer Showcase, pt 1

Here, we’ll be taking a look at the Athens, GA label, This Will Be Our Summer Records.  We’ll scope out a few of their new releases and explore the label itself a bit.  Here’s part one!  Enjoy! Artist: Madeline Title: … Continue reading

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7″ of Love, ep. 9 – Aaron Roche

Artist: Aaron Roche (w/ R Stevie Moore and Shahzad Ismaily) Title: Cyclocardoray / Synthessiah Released: 2012 Label: La Station Radar Format: 7” vinyl, edition of 300 Genre: psyche, folk, indie Here’s something interesting.  The legendary R Stevie Moore and the … Continue reading

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