Already being hailed as “the next Woody Guthrie,” DC resident Crys Matthews is among the brightest stars of the new generation of social justice music-makers.
The metaphor of the cold season is the perfect representation of a relationship that is slowly dying and the ethereal musical moods in the song are a perfect match for the topic.
Avocet is a musical trio from Scotland, based in Glasgow. Drawing inspiration from both the psychedelic folk scene alive in Britain during the 1960’s and 70’s, and free form blues, they create their own compositions on harp, guitar, double bass and vocals. Their music has been compared to that of artists like like Nick Drake, Pentangle, and John Martyn.
Blending raw rock sounds with her affinity for folk, fans of Patti Smith and Courtney Barnett will find a similar emotional outlet. With a background in gender theory, survivor advocacy and rock songwriting, she has quickly established herself as a cherished voice on art and activism in Portland.