Tag Archive for Folk

Van Morrison – Astral Weeks

This came onto my MP3 player this weekend for the first time in a while and still sounded amazing. I was surprised I hadn’t posted it already.

I still remember hearing it for the first time and the opening leaving me utterly speechless. The opening line must be one of my all time favourites, full of mysticism and longing just like the album to which is gives it’s name.

If I ventured in the slipstream, between the viaducts of your dream…


The Band – Rockin’ Chair

I love this timeless, wistful number from The Band’s 1969 eponymous second studio album. I was reminded of it this week while listening to a Spotify playlist based on Neil Young.

Recently it seems my musical focus has been toward classics from the 60’s and 70’s. Feel free to suggest any that I might have missed.

The Band:



Valentina* – Wolves

A little bit of a mellower mid-week track today which I discovered via the Far From Cyan blog. Valentina is an Italian born singer who moved to the UK at a young age and now resides in London.



*Artist #657

Liza Flume* – Poison | (NAT)

I saw Irish singer Liza Flume support Linnea Olsson at The Workmans Club a few weeks ago.

I enjoyed the simplicity of her music. As here, there was very little instrumentation or frills of any kind. She used looping created a infectious sound that I found rather hypnotic.

Liza Flume:


*Artist #646