Folkfinds: Harriers of Discord and Mark A Pierce’s “Gold Watch and Chain”

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/224907734″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   This week’s duet is a first-time collaboration between Mark Pierce of North East England and Californian Aimee Oliver. Mark is a folk hobbyist with a keen ear for American old-time and British traditional music; Aimee, as Harriers of Discord, frequently mines the … → read more

Folkfinds: Swamp Lightning’s “Carved In Stone”

Swamp Lightning

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/119598972″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   Swamp Lightning, yet another terrific duo, is one of a handful of acts trying to make a thoroughly contemporary interpretation of American folk & traditional music. Drew Ford and Angel Attew have a delightfully expansive view of what constitutes folk, however, and … → read more