Americana, roots, country … folk is another genre with a wide span. Music that can fall under any of these sub-genres will be found in this category.

Rogue Valley – False Floors

Ahhh…the final piece of the puzzle that is Rogue Valley’s quartet of brilliant albums. This one has a few of my personal favorite songs, and as a whole the album it is a wonderful blend of rock, folk, and americana. I am consistently amazed every time I listen to this or any of their other […] ... Read more

Turn Off Your Television – Self Titled

This album is worth downloading if only for the first two tracks. The rest of the album is good too, though it’s low-key Elliot Smith vibe might be a little too¬†low-key for some listeners. If you’re looking for a happy, feel-good pop folk album, this really isn’t it. It definitely has darkness and depth. But […] ... Read more

Rogue Valley - Geese in the Flyway

Rogue Valley – Geese in the Flyway

Rogue Valley … back again with the third album in their set of 4. This one’s called Geese in the Flyway, and represents the season of Fall. Not surprisingly, Geese in the Flyway builds on the creative energy laid down by the first two albums, Crater Lake (Spring) and The Bookseller’s House (Summer). “Mountain Laurels” […] ... Read more

Rogue Valley - The Bookseller's House

Rogue Valley – The Bookseller’s House

The Bookseller’s House is Rogue Valley’s second album in a set of four, each inspired by one of the four seasons. It’s almost a sin to break up the four albums, since they meld together in magical fashion … but here we are! The Bookseller’s House is a work of musical genius inspired by summer: […] ... Read more

Josh Garrels - Love & War & The Sea In Between

Josh Garrels – Love & War & The Sea In Between

It’s hard to define this Portland-based singer-songwriter. The musicianship is impressive: instrumentation, melody, harmony, lyric … layer upon layer of musical beauty. Love & War & The Sea In Between is Garrels’ 6th release. The guy is a prolific independent artist that’s been committed to producing his own stuff ever since his first album (Stone […] ... Read more

Rogue Valley - Crater Lake

Rogue Valley – Crater Lake

Rogue Valley is by far one of the best bands I have ever found on Bandcamp. They have four complete albums, each of which is breathtakingly beautiful in its own right. Each album represents a season, “Crater Lake” being their first release, represents spring. Acoustic guitars and smooth harmonies are the foundation of the band’s […] ... Read more

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