Tag Archives: Folk

BECAUSE IT’S FRIDAY: MUMFORD & SONS – ‘LITTLE LION MAN’ (LIVE AT RED ROCKS)

For no reason other than it’s Friday and this will certainly kick your weekend off on the right note …

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OF MONSTERS & MEN – ‘KING & LIONHEART’

I’ve enjoyed the indie-folk tunes from Of Monsters and Men recently. The band is from Iceland and are pretty alternative. As most are who hail from Scandinavia. They’re music remains within the above mentioned indie-folk-vibe but the music videos they produce gives an insight into their vibe. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not questioning it. In fact, I kind of dig it. Check out the music video below for their song ‘King & Lionheart’. Most of their videos follow a similar theme. Regardless, the music is cool. Plugin and turn this up!

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LATEST MUSICAL DISCOVERY: JOZI-BASED BAND ‘THE MOTHERLAND’

I was in Durban last weekend sipping on some vino at The Taste of Durban when I heard some cool melodies being issued to my ears from the stage. I weaved my way through the crowd towards the stage as I felt inclined to discover who or what was making the sweet melodies and  unexpectedly found myself discovering the Jozi-based band The Motherland. The Motherland is a folk band who create authentic, original music with a somewhat indie/folk influence to it. I listened to them jam a couple of their songs and was really impressed with their lyrics and energy, to the extent that I bought their EP, which dropped the following day at the Fourways Farmer’s Market in Jozi.

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