About a year ago I stumbled onto Baltimore’s Louis Weeks, a folkish singer-songwriter that strays into textural background studies. His song “Bloodline” was what initially sparked my interest. Now he’s working on a full LP and has sent over one from it entitled “Clementine”. It picks up on the same subtle electronics that float through his previous work – really giving his folk croon some body behind it. It’s a track about family, aging, and passing of time and can also be heard during the documentary “What Time is Left” by Dakin Henderson. Take a listen:
Here’s another new one that is more along the lines of straight up Nick Drake-like folk:
Make sure you catch him this Thursday playing at the Ottobar here in Bmore with Swear and Shake.