Psych Folk: The Revival

The program for May 9, 2015, offered a survey of the resurgence of visionary folk music over the last decade or so.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Joanna Newsom On a Good Day Have One on Me (Drag City)
Stone Breath The Silver Thread A Silver Thread to Weave the Seasons (Hand/Eye)
In Gowan Ring The Seer and the Seen Hazel Steps Through a Weathered Home (Shayo)
New Set
Meg Baird, Sharron Kraus, and Helena Espvall Fortune My Foe Leaves from off the Tree (Bo Weavil)
Alasdair Roberts When a Man’s in Love He Feels No Cold Farewell Sorrow (Drag City)
The Owl Service & Alison O’Donnell The Fabric of Life The Fabric of Folk (s/p)
Rusalnaia (Gillian Chadwick and Sharron Kraus) The Sailor and the Siren Rusalnaia (Camera Obscura)
Music Under Announcements
Six Organs of Admittance (Ben Chasny and others) They Fixed the Broken Mirror For Octavio Paz (Holy Mountain)
Masaki Batoh Images of April For the Dead in Space (Magic Eye Singles)
Vashti Bunyan Across the Water Heartleap (DiChristina)
Mary Hampton Pygmalion My Mother’s Children (Navigator)
Devendra Banhart Dogs They Make Up the Dark Rejoicing in the Hands (Young God)
Beatbeat Whisper Room of Books Wonder Continental (s/p)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Faun Fables Intro: Darkness, Light of a Vaster Dark Light of a Vaster Dark (Drag City)
Espers Dead Queen II (Wichita)
Fursaxa (Tara Burke) Nawne Ye Alone in the Dark Wood (ATP)
Jeff Tarlton Up River Astral Years (Delerium)
New Set
Olivia Chaney Waxwing The Longest River (Nonesuch)
Emmanuelle Parrenin Pleuré Maison Cube (Les Disques Biens)
Linda Perhacs Prisms of Glass The Soul of All Natural Things (Asthmatic Kitty)
Stone Breath Sleep Then, with the Incense of Orchids around You Lanterna Lucis Viriditatis (Hand/Eye)
New Set
Sufjan Stevens No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross Carrie & Lowell (New Jerusalem Music)
Mariee Sioux White-Fanged Foreverness Gift for the End (Whale Watch)
Vetiver No One Word To Find Me Gone (DiChristina)
Fit & Limo Surrealist Waltz For the Dead in Space (Magic Eye Singles)
New Set
Stone Breath The Eyelit Path Lanterna Lucis Viriditatis (Hand/Eye)
Six Organs of Admittance (faded) Khidr and the Fountain Dark Noontide (Holy Mountain)