He speaks to an unnamed lover who he would gladly rot in hell with, just for the chance of being bad together in this lifetime.
Saw Black – Rosie’s Comin Home
Rosie is coming home. We aren’t sure where she was, but Justin is excited for her to be back. He is cleaning up the house, getting everything in order, and looking forward to cuddling on the couch and watching TV. We are just as excited about this track as he is about his lover’s return.
Matthew Logan Vasquez – Headed West
A little non-traditional instrumentation with the synth gives this song a fresh feel. Poppy, catchy, and feel good, Matthew puts a unique spin on folk-rock. As the song title suggests, he is headed west on an extensive US tour coming up later this month. Check the dates on his website.
Will Johnson – Predator
This single is from his 5th solo album, Hatteras Night, A Good Luck Charm, set to release later this month on March 24th. In this mellow track, he sings about wanting to be found by an elusive predator. The music sounds comforting. Like home. He is headed out on a living room tour later this month to bring his intimate acoustic performance into your homes, literally. Check out the dates on his website.
The Lonely Wild – Strangers’ Friends
In their clever submission video for NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest, The Lonely Wild sing into megaphones and utilize some non-traditional instruments like a synth and xylophone to put a unique spin on their folk sound. In this warm sounding track, they sing about making new friends as they travel from town to town. Open your ears and let these strangers become your new favourite band.
Amigo the Devil – Hell and You
With just a banjo in a tunnel in Los Angeles, CA, Amigo sings about the down, and upside, of realizing one’s own flaws. He speaks to an unnamed lover who he would gladly rot in hell with, just for the chance of being bad together in this lifetime. Catch the devil in the flesh on his current North American tour dates.
Olds and the Absolution – Prescott, AZ
True to the folk music tradition, Olds opens up this live track with a story about his time spent living in Prescott, AZ. Olds expresses regret for his past mistakes over a backdrop of gorgeous guitar work and sorrowful violin. He recalls good memories spent with an unnamed lover, and begs them to answer the phone so he can redeem himself.