My favorite thing about living in Wisconsin is that the seasons actually change when they are supposed to. Sure, there’s a few outlying hot or cold days that don’t belong where they show up on the calendar, but for the most part as soon as the first day of fall rolls around it’s crunchy leaves, pumpkins,…
Danny Boy and the classics are great and all, but me? I like the folksy, understated, lyrical stories told by a whole different set of Irish musicians, so I wanted to share some with you today!
Aoife O’Donovan continues to solidify her place as a solo musician, and one who has a strong command of the folk and Americana genres with her recent sophomore release.
Glen Hansard is on a roll and already releasing a new EP…which includes some of my favorite tracks from his last tour, one of which you can listen to right here, right now.
Okay, so, technically this is R I T U A L featuring Lisa Hannigan, but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s a Lisa Hannigan track I’ve never heard. And it is GREAT.
Listening to Glen Hansard always feels, above anything else, like coming home after a long journey…and his latest album takes that to entirely new heights.
Ah, the folk song, in all its lilting, feelings-heavy glory. This week, all I seem to have stuck in my head are some of my favorite folky melodies from around the world.
After Glen Hansard’s solo debut with Rhythm and Repose, we’ve been wondering when we’d see a second album…and now the wait is over, with a release date, track list, AND a new single.