Ruth Acuff is a harpist from Columbia, MO. You may ask, a harpist? Yes, a harpist. Remember, we promote all genres of indie music! We’re totally stoked to have Ruth as our featured artist this week! We shared some of Ruth’s “other side” on a recent broadcast with her singing lead for her band The […]
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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…
In conversations with Paul I get a sense he is a genuine guy trying to make music the best way he can. He’s retired and is returning to music after an extended break. The music of GoLian is simple. It’s to the point. In private conversations he’s admitted he’s not especially happy with his production. […]
Folk, Country, Alternative…all words that can be used to describe the music of GoLian. Apparently Paul took a 30 year break from music. I must admit, it’s good to have him back. He brings a fresh yet seasoned perspective to the alternative/indie scene of today. When I hear his music I instantly think 1960’s folk in […]
Female acoustic singer/songwriters beware, there’s a new kid on the block. Welcome Whitney Ann Jenkins to the party. With a name like Whitney Ann Jenkins this reviewer was imagining glossy country talking about run down cars and poor girl problems. Well that’s not really true. First off the music isn’t country, it’s acoustic pop/folk backed by […]