the Soil & the Sun Grand Rapids MI

4.67 0.25 Soothing experimental indie folk, similar sound to Local Natives and Sufjan Stevens

Joshua Burnside Belfast, UK-N. IRELAND

4.67 0.00 Folk-rock with a Josh Ritter meets Andrew Bird vibe. Some songs are playful string-textured jams while others are emotional folk mini-sagas.

Mighty Oaks Berlin GERMANY

4.57 3.85 Folksy indie tunes from three guys from three different countries

Justin Townes Earle

4.50 0.00 Folk-country singer-songwriter

Dermot Kennedy Dublin IRELAND

4.50 0.00 Introspective folk-rock singer/songwriter with a passionate gritty vocal over a mix of acoustic and electronic textures. Similar to Jack Garratt.

Brandi Carlile Seattle WA

4.33 4.15 Folk, country and soul have consistently intersected in Brandi's decade-long career but no two album is the same. Based on her recent work, I'd expect a few more rustic bluegrass jam sessions.

Matt McCloskey Austin TX

4.33 0.25 Guitar pickin' and a soul-finding folk. His voice has a pain in it that makes you want to give him a hug and a 'pat pat pat' on the back while you have a knowing look on your face.

Folly and the Hunter Montreal CANADA

4.33 0.75 Folk melodies and nice acoustic instrumentation

Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear Kansas City MO

4.33 2.95 Mother and son duo on acoustic guitar crafting unique folk songs. The son has a clear deep gospel-like voice and the mother adds in occasional harmonies and vocal flares.

Saintseneca Columbus OH

4.25 1.20 Indie folk that ranges from very fun to very mellow