Tag Archives | indie folk songs

Indie Folk is a genre that is original and sound worthy for all music lovers, and it’s mostly relaxing and positive. Indie Folk songs are a great addition to every playlist, since they often transition very nicely and they’re so pleasurable to listen to. Indie Folk songs are also quite interesting to hear. They use so many different sounds, ranging from guitar and bass, the synth, and drums. These songs are unique in perspective and fresh in sound. The newer form of the genre makes use of jazzy sounds mixed with old country, while staying true to the all around folk sound. Indie Folk Songs seem to be a mix between Elliot Smith and the early Beatles, with a pop feeling but deep meaning.


Indie Folk Songs – A Must For Every Playlist


This music is great to listen to in a playlist, or as a studying aide. It’s fun to listen to, but not so demanding of your brain that you have to give it your full attention. The songs can be upbeat and friendly, sad and somber, or a pleasurable mix of the two exploring the gray space in between. The songs are a lovely addition to all iPod’s and can be used to just listen, or to make a hard day a little easier. When listening to this genre, you will discover its essence without it being spelled out, because it has to be experienced not always understood. Examples below…


 

Ryan Sutherland - Sutherland

Ryan Sutherland – Sutherland – Review

Ryan Sutherland is a singer/songwriter based in Rochester, NY. Primarily incorporating elements of folk and blues, his new self-titled effort finds him expanding his sonic palette considerably. Not only is his slide playing more prevalent than on his previous release, he has also taken the plunge to become a one-man band, simultaneously providing drums along […]

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Saad Shehzad

Saad Shehzad – Epilogue – Review

For a multi-talented filmmaker, photographer and musician who is based in Dubai, Saad Shehzad has a rather original Americana rock sound in his music. A fan of creating kaleidoscopic chaos both visually and sonically, Shehzad just released a new debut EP, Epilogue, in April. The songs referenced below, taken from Shehzad’s new EP, are shining […]

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Baneful Town - Flare Gun Eyes

Baneful Town – Flare Gun Eyes – Review

Meeting by happenstance in the musical city of Montreal, the members of Baneful Town have created a lo-fi experimental singer/songwriter project based on love and youthful longing. Featuring the main duo of bassist/songwriter Marshal Herridge and singer Laura Fasanella, Baneful Town has an interesting backup crew of guitar texturizer Zach Bachand and producer/engineer Andre St-Denis […]

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Tyler Ray Borsboom - WILL

Tyson Ray Borsboom – WILL – Review

Canadian artist Tyson Ray Borsboom has released his first full-length offering. The Lethbridge, Alberta-born singer/songwriter first hit the scene in 2018 with his debut EP Sinner. Since then, Borsboom has kept himself busy with a multitude of collaborations, and yet somehow he also found the time to record a full-length work. Featuring 10 beautiful and […]

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Phoebe Silva - Strong Enough

Phoebe Silva – Strong Enough – Review

Best known as #fiddlechick, Phoebe Silva has a background in classical music and a deeply rooted love for contemporary folk, retro pop, and jazz standards. A singer and multi-instrumentalist, Silva spent years touring the country in various bluegrass and indie-Americana groups, and even worked as an actress on and off-Broadway on the east coast, before […]

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Magnolia Red - Ancient River

Magnolia Red – Ancient River – Review

Coming from the west coast of Norway but deeply rooted in the culture of Americana rock, Magnolia Red recently released its debut album, Ancient River. Featuring singer-guitarist Frank Bjørdal, guitarist and backing vocalist Roy-Jostein Fiskerstrand, bassist-keyboardist Eyvinn Magnus Solberg, and drummer Ronny Blomvik, its music is contrastingly dynamic, emulating the ebb and flow of crashing […]

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The Noble Kind Featured Artist

The Noble Kind – Featured Artist

The Noble Kind is a band that we’ve reviewed a few times in the past here and here. I’ve always been impressed with not only their simple alternative sound but also their approach to their music. At first, I thought the best thing about the band was their songs. They don’t have super slick recordings […]

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