alternative folk

Tom Gee to release new single “Say You Do” on July 31st 2020

Today, Tom Gee announces the release of his new single “Say You Do”, which will be available on all major streaming sites from July 31st, 2020.

“Say You Do” is the first release in six years from the effortlessly brilliant Tom Gee, who has now returned to music after a break to focus on getting married and songwriting.  

“Say You Do” is an accomplished, cleverly written track which is sure to have a wide appeal and will doubtless attract attention for its sophisticated arrangement.  

King Buzzo to release new studio album “Gift of Sacrifice” on May 15th 2020

King Buzzo, the iconic Melvins’ singer and guitar player, returns with his second solo album, “Gift of Sacrifice”, on May 15th, 2020, via Ipecac Recordings.

The nine-song release finds Buzz Osborne joined by longtime friend and Mr. Bungle bass player Trevor Dunn.

The collection’s first single, “Science in Modern America” can be heard now, below.

String Machine sign with Know Hope Records and re-releasing “Death of the Neon” album

Soaring ethereal rhythms and melodies, and the doomed tenderness of where hope and hopelessness dance among the faded soon-to-be ruins of ill-maintained state highways tearing through rural and post-industrial landscapes. The soil here isn’t as fertile as it once was, but sometimes a collective of voices breaks through the frostline. For those who see no future, the future is wide open.

Kristian Harting to release new solo album “The Fumes” on January 24th 2020

Danish multi-instrumentalist Kristian Harting presents his third solo full-length release, “The Fumes”. The artist’s most expansive avant-alternative/folk-inspired material to date, the record is being pressed for January release through his allies at Exile On Mainstream. The cover art, track listing, details, and a brief teaser for “The Fumes” have been posted.
 

Knasterbart to release new studio album “Perlen vor die Säue” on November 29th 2019

German folk rock collective Knasterbart have steered clear of all things golden and glamorous and chosen the hard life of a bunch of partying hicks instead: These seven dudes keep finding the stars in the gutter and have done so since 2012, churning out truly unique folk rock full of lewd humor, naughty daydreams and a healthy dose of self-mockery courtesy of musicians of Versengold and Mr. Hurley & Die Pulveraffen!

The Native Howl release new music video for “Harvester of Constant Sorrow”

The Native Howl have released a new video for the song “Harvester of Constant Sorrow”. The band has also announced tour dates this summer that begin today in Burlington, VT at Higher Ground (dates below).

The idea for the song came from vocalist, guitarist, Alex Holycross who stated:

Motanka release mystic video for first single “Verba”

Ukrainian Wacken Metal Battle 2018 winners Motanka release a stunning and dramatic 7 minute official video for their first single “Verba” (Ukrainian for “willow tree”) from their upcoming self-titled debut album. The video underlines the strong connection of the Mystic Metal four-piece to mystical nature and ancient traditions.

Motanka to release self-titled debut album on June 7th 2019

Ukrainian Wacken Metal Battle 2018 winners Motanka will release their self-titled debut album, “Motanka”, on June 7th, 2019, via Napalm Records.

Influenced by traditional Ukrainian folk music, metal tunes and modern electronica, the band creates a very unique mix that the band refers to as “Mystic Metal”.

Motanka managed to capture the trance-like magic of their live shows on their debut, which leaves each and every stereotype behind and hypnotizes with heavy ethno soundscapes.

Suldusk to release debut album “Lunar Falls” on April 12th 2019

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Suldusk - a new project led by other-worldly frontwoman Emily Highfield - weaves acoustic tones of dark folk with elements of doom, atmospheric black metal and post rock

Suldusk is set to release her debut full-length album, entitled “Lunar Falls”, on April 12th, 2019. The album is available for pre-order now via Bandcamp.