Photograph By Chris Gowers

Happy Valentines Day from Slowcoustic

On 14 February, 2009 by slowcoustic

In true form, I give you the slowcore version of this “not quite what it is supposed to be” holiday.  Well holiday might be a strong word, but none the less, it is...

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Timber Timbre

Song of the Night – Timber Timbre’s “Lay Down in the Tall Grass”

On 13 February, 2009 by slowcoustic

This one has to be an evening post, because if you are familiar with Timber Timbre this is something that is as beautiful as it is dark.  The gothic presence that is created...

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Julie Doiron

Song of the Day – Julie Doiron’s “Wintermitts”

On 13 February, 2009 by slowcoustic

Song of the day for me is one that is possibly considered a classic, and I simply wanted to post it.  The song is “Wintermitts” by Julie Doiron and it is spectacular.  It...

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Gregory Alan Isakov - photo by Todd Roeth

Why Isn’t This Guy Famous (Pt. III) – Gregory Alan Isakov

On 13 February, 2009 by slowcoustic

Another installment of “Why Isn’t This Guy Famous” – and seriously, why isn’t he? Gregory Alan Isakov has been a favourite for years now, he has great albums.  When I say great albums,...

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Something old and something new – Windmill & Here We Go Magic

Something old and something new – Windmill & Here We Go Magic

On 12 February, 2009 by slowcoustic

So here I am with old and new.  Also something a bit out of the norm for Slowcoustic – not acoustic guitars and melancholy cowboys! While I admit Windmill’s album “Puddle City Racing...

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Balmorhea

New Balmorhea – “Harm & Boon”

On 12 February, 2009 by slowcoustic

Austin’s Balmorhea has always made beautiful music, but that pulchritude has often belied the underlying sensuality that makes their music so inviting. The band takes a giant leap forward, embracing that sensuality, on...

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