La Blogotheque caught up with WU LYF bassist Tom McLung in Paris for a short outdoor set featuring songs from his indie folk alter ego, Francis Lung. He performed Back One Day and Where Life Come to Live, from his 2015 EP Vol. 1.
La Blogotheque presents indie folk artist Andy Shauf and his band performing a single from his upcoming album, The Party. If you like Elliott Smith, Bright Eyes and other sad bastard music, you’ll love Andy.
Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs by Karen Dalton is a compilation of covers by various artists, featuring unreleased songs from the late blues and folk underground star. Also on Spotify. (Thanks Karlo!)
Folk duo The Sea The Sea’s intimate track Waiting is perfectly accompanied by this amazing music video by Zachary Johnson, who animated 3,454 individual oil paintings to create an evocative view of NYC by night.
Ever imagined what Brooklyn country music would sound like? NPR described it best: “Hem makes a homey, fireside kind of music, with songs that feel as if they’ve always been there.” Wonderful music to sleep or wake up to.