Basic Folk 177 – Peter Mulvey

August 11, 2022

Milwaukee-born Peter Mulvey has, along with classical duo SistaStrings, made an anti-fascist record. According to Peter, “to make an anti – fascist record, you must keep kindness and compassion in the foreground.” Love is the Only Thing goes from family, to politics, to family, racism and then back to family. It’s as optimistic and introspective as it is filled with “running out a burning building” type of songs. All the while, Peter is joined by powerful, thoughtful and extremely talented…

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Basic Folk 168 – Grant-Lee Phillips

June 9, 2022

Former Grant Lee Buffalo frontman, Grant-Lee Phillips‘ latest solo album, All That You Can Dream, is -quite- dreamy. During the pandemic,…

Basic Folk 167 – S.G. Goodman

June 2, 2022

Editor’s note: Lizzie No interviews S.G. Goodman on Basic Folk! Be sure to go back and listen to Lizzie’s previous guest host spots on…

Basic Folk 166 – Richard Thompson

May 26, 2022

Richard Thompson‘s memoir, Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice 1967 – 1975 (now out in paperback) is a…

Basic Folk 165 – John Doe

May 19, 2022

Powered by RedCircle John Doe‘s career has gone from poetry to punk to country to acting to punk to folk…


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