Video Premiere: The Folk Spectre “82 Ford Escort”

Pete Nolan’s Spectre Folk/The Folk Spectre has gone through numerous evolutions in the past two decades and with his forthcoming record, Mountain Transmission, the shadows are getting longer and our vision is becoming blurred. “82 Ford Escort” is a slow crawl through the woods fueled by lysergic acoustic strums and searching leads. Nolan’s voice is a blanket that hits somewhere between swaddling and suffocation, droning out … Continue reading Video Premiere: The Folk Spectre “82 Ford Escort”

Finding the Good Wind with Steve Gunn

The last show I saw before the pandemic was Steve Gunn at the Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa. He was nearing the end of a long year of touring, and even though we’d never met face-to-face before that evening, our conversation was that of old friends with a shared history. Gunn is a thoughtful songwriter who considers his words and his approach carefully, always honing … Continue reading Finding the Good Wind with Steve Gunn