The Gunshy, photo by Ryan Hendrix

Who said emotion and guts had anything to do with music? The Gunshy did, damn it.

On 31 January, 2010 by slowcoustic

I start to absorb the photo and then I have to listen to some Gunshy. Have to. So I start playing a couple of tracks and one of the tracks...has everything and also gives you everything...

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Balmorhea - Constellations

Balmorhea’s new album is on its way, Slowcoustic finds himself breathing a bit easier.

On 29 January, 2010 by slowcoustic

...new album from Western Vinyl's resident instrumental alt folk group Balmorhea. Atmospheric and beautiful at is minimum, epic and jaw-dropping at it's most.

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Who needs a new album? Bill Patton frickin’ does.

On 28 January, 2010 by slowcoustic

This guy just seems to keep coming up on my daily listening adventures due to his great "Gets It On" album from a few years back.

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Song(s) of the Day from “a singer of songs”

On 25 January, 2010 by slowcoustic

The album is overflowing with ballads meant to be merely whispered to the one next to you...often accompanied by a piano and/or a lone guitar strummed at half speed...

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The Moonband guides me through the “open space” of my Sunday

On 24 January, 2010 by slowcoustic

You may get the impression of some progressive post rock epic, but in turn you get a warm collection of acoustic folk and indie pop and even a touch of Americana to finish it off.

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Calgary Concert Alert (the possibly a bit late edition): Woodpigeon @ Broken City…TONIGHT!

On 22 January, 2010 by slowcoustic

Apologies lad and lassies but little ol' me forgot to give the heads up for the locals (like they didn't already know) on Woodpigeon tonight in Cow-town! They are playing at Broken City...

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