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The Folk Wave

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The Folk Wave is a weekly podcast featuring the best of BTR's diverse and extensive folk catalog. Exploring contemporary and traditional folk music in its many forms -- from under the radar lo-fi experimental tapes to sprawling, lush chamber folk to songs of heartbreak, joy, and introspection. Whether it's modern music born in California's foothills or ancient folk traditions of Mali, The Folk Wave on BTR brings it all seamlessly to your ears every Saturday.

Latest Episodes

Week of 09/23/17

"Well friends, this is the end. This is the final Folk Wave broadcast. Thanks for joining me here each Saturday for the past eleven years. Today's show features my favorite songs from this show. Join me for this trip down memory lane. Thanks for everything. Maia 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:49 - Go Long - Joanna Newsom 08:41 - Casimir Pulaski Day - Sufjan Stevens 14:34 - Lump Sum - Bon Iver 17:50 - The Folk Wave 20:34 - More To Speak Of - Shannon Stephens 24:15 - Mother Mary - Peasant 27:50 - Bravitzlana - Mariee Sioux 31:19 - So Good At Being In Trouble - Unknown Mortal Orchestra 34:35 - The Folk Wave 37:01 - No Intention - Dirty Projectors 42:00 - Loneliest City - Ah Holly Fam'ly 46:15 - The Kingdom - Jesca Hoop 49:30 - In New Jersey - Julian Lynch 54:51 - Do You Remember The Morning - Will Stratton 59:55 - The Folk Wave 62:27 - Finish "

--2017 SEP 23
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Week of 09/23/17

Week of 09/16/17

"Today's show includes music from Elisa Ambrogio, Man Man, Tim Fite, Villagers, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:33 - Took - William Fitzsimmons 04:51 - Say It - Jess Williamson 10:56 - Kylie - Elisa Ambrogio 14:50 - The Folk Wave 15:52 - Hurts So Bad - Travis Bretzer 18:18 - Loot My Body - Man Man 21:40 - Latin American Ficciones - Peter Matthew Bauer 25:40 - 2 Years On (Shame Dream) - How To Dress Well 29:22 - Runners In The Night - The Rural Alberta Advantage 32:45 - Not Covred - Tim Fite 35:53 - The Folk Wave 36:18 - Twenty - Seven Strangers - Villagers 39:47 - You Won't Let Me Down Again - Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan 43:07 - Pins And Needles - Boca Chica 47:27 - Misty's Nightmares 1 & 2 - Father John Misty 50:30 - You're Watching Me - Edmund Cake 53:33 - Reel To Reel - Damien Jurado 57:55 - The Folk Wave 58:20 - Finish "

--2017 SEP 16
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Week of 09/16/17

Week of 09/09/17

"Today's show includes music from Butch Walker, Nathan Xander, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:34 - From You - William Fitzsimmons 03:43 - The Arp - Aidan Knight 10:23 - Wild Goose - M. Ward 12:52 - Golden - Kim Churchill 16:03 - The Folk Wave 16:30 - Amends - Peasant 19:14 - Where No Endings End - Keren Ann 22:45 - Morning Cup - Joseph Arthur 27:52 - The Devil Went Down To Georgetown - Bill Patton 30:46 - Down To The Sea - Ed Laurie 34:20 - The Folk Wave 35:06 - Old Times - Whispertown 2000 38:10 - Ships In A Bottle - Butch Walker 42:11 - Pearl Into Sand - Tara Jane O'Neil 45:40 - Cabbage Town - Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band 49:21 - Loud As Hope - Iron & Wine 52:13 - Martyr's Song - Nathan Xander 57:57 - The Folk Wave 58:08 - Finish "

--2017 SEP 9
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Week of 09/09/17

Week of 09/02/17

"Today's show includes music from Sam Kogon, Johnny V. Lewis, Franny Glass, and more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:28 - Estimated World - Luke Temple 03:36 - See You In A Dream - Jess Williamson 08:25 - Black Diamonds - Big Thief 11:55 - Something's Wrong - Sam Kogon 16:56 - The Folk Wave 17:20 - Chasing Hail - Johnny V. Lewis 22:08 - Can You Hear It - Mo Douglass 25:00 - Sweet Disorder - Orenda Fink 28:35 - Libertad Y Obligado - Franny Glass 30:34 - So Far And Here We Are - Bonnie Prince Billy 33:34 - The Folk Wave 34:29 - Lost Boy - Tica Douglas 37:48 - Mercy - The Rusty Guns 41:54 - Honesty Is No Excuse - Cass McCombs 47:10 - Jam Jars - Jam Jars 50:26 - My Goodness - Dawn 54:19 - Brown Hair In A Bird's Nest - Owen 58:39 - The Folk Wave 58:58 - Finish "

--2017 SEP 2
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Week of 09/02/17

Week of 08/26/17

"On today's show, we feature music from Kendl Winter, S. Carey, Lady Lazarus, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:33 - Glass Film - S. Carey 04:28 - I'm A Child - Kendl Winter 09:19 - The Eye in the Eye of the Storm - Lady Lazarus 13:26 - Sad Piano - Cibelle 18:55 - The Folk Wave 19:50 - Eyes of Green - Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan 21:40 - As He Looks Out To Sea - Sarah Kirkland Snider 27:15 - Lay Down Your Lonesome Burden - Daniel Martin Moore 28:46 - Love Is Won - Lia Ices 34:06 - The Folk Wave 34:29 - Pequena - Helado Negro 36:17 - Taking Alcatraz - Field Report 41:33 - Here I Am - Lucinda Black Bear 46:38 - broken cup - Alec Bathgate 49:30 - Fairyland - Trevor Exter 52:50 - The Folk Wave 53:15 - I Get Ideas - M.Ward 55:50 - Funtimes in Babylon - Father John Misty 59:22 - Finish "

--2017 AUG 26
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Week of 08/26/17

Week of 08/19/17

" Today's show features music from Brendan Benson, Gabriel & The Hounds, Kelley Stoltz, William Rutledge, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:39 - Bad For Me - Brendan Benson 04:39 - What Good Would That Do? - Gabriel & The Hounds 07:45 - Does Not Suffice - Joanna Newsom 14:24 - Tranquilo - Kelley Stoltz 18:19 - Farmer Fran - William Rutledge 21:15 - Feast of the Heart - Jesca Hoop 24:40 - If We Have The Will - Grant Hart 28:00 - The Folk Wave 28:34 - Spring - Bill Callahan 33:35 - Everything Has To Be Just So - Cass McCombs 42:31 - You've Got A Way With The Light - Maria Taylor 44:39 - Crumpled Clothes - Nobunny 48:06 - Still Racing - Julian Lynch 50:48 - The Folk Wave 51:30 - Black Dream - Aidan Knight 54:30 - Boredom - LIza Kate 57:16 - The Folk Wave 58:05 - Finish "

--2017 AUG 19
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Week of 08/19/17

Week of 08/12/17

" Today's show features music from Big Thief, Golden Suits, Songs:Ohia,and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:29 - Animal Bed - John Wesley Coleman 02:55 - State of Grace - Beth Orton 07:00 - Hear Them Loud - Milk Carton Kids 09:58 - Mary - Big Thief 15:19 - The Money Gets Bigger - Trevor Sensor 20:10 - We Will Rebuild With Smooth Stones - Balmorhea 25:10 - Iceland - Daniel Lanois 27:40 - The Folk Wave 28:28 - Nothing Left - Elliot Brood 30:57 - Dancer - Kevin Morby 33:52 - Swimming in '99 - Golden Suits 39:30 - Seagull - Bill Callahan 45:04 - The Old Black Hen - Songs: Ohia 50:45 - The Folk Wave 51:07 - All Hearts Will Beat Again - Orenda Fink 54:12 - Hazel - Tweedy 56:45 - The Dream - Shannon Stephens 61:29 - The Folk Wave 61:57 - Finish "

--2017 AUG 12
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Week of 08/12/17

Week of 08/05/17

"Today's show features brand new music from Dire Wolves, Mappe Of, The Myrrors, Laucan, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:42 - Fogged Out 1 - Dire Wolves 09:32 - Unfound - Mappe Of 15:00 - Tea House Music - The Myrrors 21:30 - The Folk Wave 22:20 - The Tree Came Down - Laucan 26:32 - Army of Light/Honeymoon - Frontier Ruckus 30:29 - Siren Echo Valley - Grand Archives 32:27 - Discerpo - Aisha Burns 36:26 - Centralia - William Fitzsimmons 39:48 - The Folk Wave 40:50 - Every Little Hair Knows Your Name - Jens Lekman 44:00 - Flesh Interval - Todd Tobias 45:28 - Tallulah - Allo Darlin' 50:11 - Well, You Can Do It Without Me - Father John Misty 52:51 - The Folk Wave 53:08 - Last Word - Jess Williamson 60:28 - Finish "

--2017 AUG 5
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Week of 08/05/17

Week of 07/29/17

"Today's show includes new music from Avey Tare, Mammut, Tica Douglas, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:41 - Ms Secret - Avey Tare 06:10 - His Song - Luke Roberts 10:49 - Kinder Version - Mammút 17:01 - Through The Floorboards - Julia Nunes 20:25 - Streets to Streams - Benji Cossa 24:39 - The Folk Wave 25:20 - Garden - Sean Hayes 29:10 - i won't lie - tica douglas 35:01 - Warm Blood - Seabear 39:59 - Try - Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore 45:01 - The Folk Wave 45:46 - Dirt On My Hands - Aderbat 50:30 - Block My Eye - Death Vessel 54:34 - In The Valley - Liza Kate 56:30 - Shells - Jenny Gillespie 61:16 - The Folk Wave 61:31 - Finish "

--2017 JUL 29
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Week of 07/29/17

Week of 07/22/17

" Today's show includes new music from Shannen Moser and Lucy Rose, and favorites from JBM, Bur Gur, Bird Courage, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:28 - I'm Going Home/Yard - Shannen Moser 02:56 - Take Me Out Riding - Mirah 04:10 - Belt of Foam - Death Vessel 08:10 - The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts - Sufjan Stevens 14:26 - The Folk Wave 15:50 - Is This Called Home - Lucy Rose 19:38 - You Always Keep Around - JBM 23:49 - Wind and Oak (BTR Live Studio, 2012) - Bird Courage 26:45 - Wishing Well - Cheyenne Marie Mize 28:50 - Golden Eyelids - Lost in the Trees 33:50 - How The West Was Won - Peter Perrett 38:20 - The Folk Wave 39:30 - Bad Waves - Bur Gur 42:56 - Bells Ring - Mariya May 47:56 - Casacadia Waving Back - Ages And Ages 51:40 - Now - Jeff Beam 55:25 - At The Symphony - Melaena Cadiz 57:32 - The Folk Wave 58:04 - Finish "

--2017 JUL 22
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Week of 07/22/17

Latest Episodes

Week of 09/23/17

"Well friends, this is the end. This is the final Folk Wave broadcast. Thanks for joining me here each Saturday for the past eleven years. Today's show features my favorite songs from this show. Join me for this trip down memory lane. Thanks for everything. Maia 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:49 - Go Long - Joanna Newsom 08:41 - Casimir Pulaski Day - Sufjan Stevens 14:34 - Lump Sum - Bon Iver 17:50 - The Folk Wave 20:34 - More To Speak Of - Shannon Stephens 24:15 - Mother Mary - Peasant 27:50 - Bravitzlana - Mariee Sioux 31:19 - So Good At Being In Trouble - Unknown Mortal Orchestra 34:35 - The Folk Wave 37:01 - No Intention - Dirty Projectors 42:00 - Loneliest City - Ah Holly Fam'ly 46:15 - The Kingdom - Jesca Hoop 49:30 - In New Jersey - Julian Lynch 54:51 - Do You Remember The Morning - Will Stratton 59:55 - The Folk Wave 62:27 - Finish "

--2017 SEP 23
Comments
Week of 09/23/17

Week of 09/16/17

"Today's show includes music from Elisa Ambrogio, Man Man, Tim Fite, Villagers, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:33 - Took - William Fitzsimmons 04:51 - Say It - Jess Williamson 10:56 - Kylie - Elisa Ambrogio 14:50 - The Folk Wave 15:52 - Hurts So Bad - Travis Bretzer 18:18 - Loot My Body - Man Man 21:40 - Latin American Ficciones - Peter Matthew Bauer 25:40 - 2 Years On (Shame Dream) - How To Dress Well 29:22 - Runners In The Night - The Rural Alberta Advantage 32:45 - Not Covred - Tim Fite 35:53 - The Folk Wave 36:18 - Twenty - Seven Strangers - Villagers 39:47 - You Won't Let Me Down Again - Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan 43:07 - Pins And Needles - Boca Chica 47:27 - Misty's Nightmares 1 & 2 - Father John Misty 50:30 - You're Watching Me - Edmund Cake 53:33 - Reel To Reel - Damien Jurado 57:55 - The Folk Wave 58:20 - Finish "

--2017 SEP 16
Comments
Week of 09/16/17

Week of 09/09/17

"Today's show includes music from Butch Walker, Nathan Xander, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:34 - From You - William Fitzsimmons 03:43 - The Arp - Aidan Knight 10:23 - Wild Goose - M. Ward 12:52 - Golden - Kim Churchill 16:03 - The Folk Wave 16:30 - Amends - Peasant 19:14 - Where No Endings End - Keren Ann 22:45 - Morning Cup - Joseph Arthur 27:52 - The Devil Went Down To Georgetown - Bill Patton 30:46 - Down To The Sea - Ed Laurie 34:20 - The Folk Wave 35:06 - Old Times - Whispertown 2000 38:10 - Ships In A Bottle - Butch Walker 42:11 - Pearl Into Sand - Tara Jane O'Neil 45:40 - Cabbage Town - Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band 49:21 - Loud As Hope - Iron & Wine 52:13 - Martyr's Song - Nathan Xander 57:57 - The Folk Wave 58:08 - Finish "

--2017 SEP 9
Comments
Week of 09/09/17

Week of 09/02/17

"Today's show includes music from Sam Kogon, Johnny V. Lewis, Franny Glass, and more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:28 - Estimated World - Luke Temple 03:36 - See You In A Dream - Jess Williamson 08:25 - Black Diamonds - Big Thief 11:55 - Something's Wrong - Sam Kogon 16:56 - The Folk Wave 17:20 - Chasing Hail - Johnny V. Lewis 22:08 - Can You Hear It - Mo Douglass 25:00 - Sweet Disorder - Orenda Fink 28:35 - Libertad Y Obligado - Franny Glass 30:34 - So Far And Here We Are - Bonnie Prince Billy 33:34 - The Folk Wave 34:29 - Lost Boy - Tica Douglas 37:48 - Mercy - The Rusty Guns 41:54 - Honesty Is No Excuse - Cass McCombs 47:10 - Jam Jars - Jam Jars 50:26 - My Goodness - Dawn 54:19 - Brown Hair In A Bird's Nest - Owen 58:39 - The Folk Wave 58:58 - Finish "

--2017 SEP 2
Comments
Week of 09/02/17

Week of 08/26/17

"On today's show, we feature music from Kendl Winter, S. Carey, Lady Lazarus, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:33 - Glass Film - S. Carey 04:28 - I'm A Child - Kendl Winter 09:19 - The Eye in the Eye of the Storm - Lady Lazarus 13:26 - Sad Piano - Cibelle 18:55 - The Folk Wave 19:50 - Eyes of Green - Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan 21:40 - As He Looks Out To Sea - Sarah Kirkland Snider 27:15 - Lay Down Your Lonesome Burden - Daniel Martin Moore 28:46 - Love Is Won - Lia Ices 34:06 - The Folk Wave 34:29 - Pequena - Helado Negro 36:17 - Taking Alcatraz - Field Report 41:33 - Here I Am - Lucinda Black Bear 46:38 - broken cup - Alec Bathgate 49:30 - Fairyland - Trevor Exter 52:50 - The Folk Wave 53:15 - I Get Ideas - M.Ward 55:50 - Funtimes in Babylon - Father John Misty 59:22 - Finish "

--2017 AUG 26
Comments
Week of 08/26/17

Week of 08/19/17

" Today's show features music from Brendan Benson, Gabriel & The Hounds, Kelley Stoltz, William Rutledge, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:39 - Bad For Me - Brendan Benson 04:39 - What Good Would That Do? - Gabriel & The Hounds 07:45 - Does Not Suffice - Joanna Newsom 14:24 - Tranquilo - Kelley Stoltz 18:19 - Farmer Fran - William Rutledge 21:15 - Feast of the Heart - Jesca Hoop 24:40 - If We Have The Will - Grant Hart 28:00 - The Folk Wave 28:34 - Spring - Bill Callahan 33:35 - Everything Has To Be Just So - Cass McCombs 42:31 - You've Got A Way With The Light - Maria Taylor 44:39 - Crumpled Clothes - Nobunny 48:06 - Still Racing - Julian Lynch 50:48 - The Folk Wave 51:30 - Black Dream - Aidan Knight 54:30 - Boredom - LIza Kate 57:16 - The Folk Wave 58:05 - Finish "

--2017 AUG 19
Comments
Week of 08/19/17

Week of 08/12/17

" Today's show features music from Big Thief, Golden Suits, Songs:Ohia,and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:29 - Animal Bed - John Wesley Coleman 02:55 - State of Grace - Beth Orton 07:00 - Hear Them Loud - Milk Carton Kids 09:58 - Mary - Big Thief 15:19 - The Money Gets Bigger - Trevor Sensor 20:10 - We Will Rebuild With Smooth Stones - Balmorhea 25:10 - Iceland - Daniel Lanois 27:40 - The Folk Wave 28:28 - Nothing Left - Elliot Brood 30:57 - Dancer - Kevin Morby 33:52 - Swimming in '99 - Golden Suits 39:30 - Seagull - Bill Callahan 45:04 - The Old Black Hen - Songs: Ohia 50:45 - The Folk Wave 51:07 - All Hearts Will Beat Again - Orenda Fink 54:12 - Hazel - Tweedy 56:45 - The Dream - Shannon Stephens 61:29 - The Folk Wave 61:57 - Finish "

--2017 AUG 12
Comments
Week of 08/12/17

Week of 08/05/17

"Today's show features brand new music from Dire Wolves, Mappe Of, The Myrrors, Laucan, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:42 - Fogged Out 1 - Dire Wolves 09:32 - Unfound - Mappe Of 15:00 - Tea House Music - The Myrrors 21:30 - The Folk Wave 22:20 - The Tree Came Down - Laucan 26:32 - Army of Light/Honeymoon - Frontier Ruckus 30:29 - Siren Echo Valley - Grand Archives 32:27 - Discerpo - Aisha Burns 36:26 - Centralia - William Fitzsimmons 39:48 - The Folk Wave 40:50 - Every Little Hair Knows Your Name - Jens Lekman 44:00 - Flesh Interval - Todd Tobias 45:28 - Tallulah - Allo Darlin' 50:11 - Well, You Can Do It Without Me - Father John Misty 52:51 - The Folk Wave 53:08 - Last Word - Jess Williamson 60:28 - Finish "

--2017 AUG 5
Comments
Week of 08/05/17

Week of 07/29/17

"Today's show includes new music from Avey Tare, Mammut, Tica Douglas, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:41 - Ms Secret - Avey Tare 06:10 - His Song - Luke Roberts 10:49 - Kinder Version - Mammút 17:01 - Through The Floorboards - Julia Nunes 20:25 - Streets to Streams - Benji Cossa 24:39 - The Folk Wave 25:20 - Garden - Sean Hayes 29:10 - i won't lie - tica douglas 35:01 - Warm Blood - Seabear 39:59 - Try - Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore 45:01 - The Folk Wave 45:46 - Dirt On My Hands - Aderbat 50:30 - Block My Eye - Death Vessel 54:34 - In The Valley - Liza Kate 56:30 - Shells - Jenny Gillespie 61:16 - The Folk Wave 61:31 - Finish "

--2017 JUL 29
Comments
Week of 07/29/17

Week of 07/22/17

" Today's show includes new music from Shannen Moser and Lucy Rose, and favorites from JBM, Bur Gur, Bird Courage, and many more! 00:00 - The Folk Wave 00:28 - I'm Going Home/Yard - Shannen Moser 02:56 - Take Me Out Riding - Mirah 04:10 - Belt of Foam - Death Vessel 08:10 - The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts - Sufjan Stevens 14:26 - The Folk Wave 15:50 - Is This Called Home - Lucy Rose 19:38 - You Always Keep Around - JBM 23:49 - Wind and Oak (BTR Live Studio, 2012) - Bird Courage 26:45 - Wishing Well - Cheyenne Marie Mize 28:50 - Golden Eyelids - Lost in the Trees 33:50 - How The West Was Won - Peter Perrett 38:20 - The Folk Wave 39:30 - Bad Waves - Bur Gur 42:56 - Bells Ring - Mariya May 47:56 - Casacadia Waving Back - Ages And Ages 51:40 - Now - Jeff Beam 55:25 - At The Symphony - Melaena Cadiz 57:32 - The Folk Wave 58:04 - Finish "

--2017 JUL 22
Comments
Week of 07/22/17
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