The Reckoning of Montreal Banjo-Witch Kaïa Kater

June 13, 2024

After banjo player Kaïa Kater attended Americana Fest in 2016, the music industry started telling her she was a part of the genre, which encompasses all kinds of roots music, acoustic music, folk music, singer-songwriter and alternative country music. She was singing about heavy themes like historical trauma, her cultural heritage (her father is from the Caribbean country of Grenada) and her music history. She confesses in our interview that she never felt comfortable in Americana, that she was always…

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Basic Folk 06 – Mark Erelli

December 13, 2018

Powered by RedCircle On Basic Folk this week I sit down with Mark Erelli, a singer-songwriter out of the New…

Basic Folk 05 – Kaia Kater

December 6, 2018

Powered by RedCircle I feel very grateful to have Kaia Kater on Basic Folk! Her willingness to talk so openly…

Basic Folk 04 – Nora Jane Struthers

November 29, 2018

Powered by RedCircle Nora Jane Struthers started in bluegrass, but has leaned towards Americana and rock and roll in the…

Basic Folk 03 – Anna Tivel

November 15, 2018

Powered by RedCircle Anna Tivel is my guest this week. Tivel is known for her character songs that portray the…

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