The New Folk
Here’s some music I like. I think it belongs to the category of what might be called New Folk (?). I went to the city for 4 days and over the weekend I saw Amistat (2 brothers from Germany) play at the Victoria Markets. They were brilliant ! Last time I went to the city I saw Harrison Storm play on the same street corner and they were also brilliant (my favourite new band). And of course Passenger (Michael David Rosenberg), Iron and Wine (Samuel Ervin Beam), Midlake and Bon Iver, are also pretty cool. Yes, they are all young white men. But good music is good music, independent of background. I find this music a nice antidote to metal and noise, on those few occasions when I like to fill in the silence.