Tag Archives: Bluegrass

Episode 18: Rye & Fairytales

Another first for AFL, we dig into a bluegrass duo originally from Calgary and now based in the GTA. Described by fans as “Mumford & Sons but with chops,” the pair features versatile, gorgeous string work and classic bittersweet love songs. Forget everything you thought you knew about a wicked guitar solo, and check out the electric mandolin at work here on their self-titled full length record, and keep an ear out for more from these boys soon!

Episode 10: Alex Mason

Melancholy banjos, the tale of a drunken sailor and the epic inner struggle of man vs the animal inside, we tackled Alex Mason’s short but sweet EP Wistow Lows. Based in Toronto and recorded in London, Mason has packed up a dense 4 tracks, so get in the loop! Dying to catch up with your favourite bands from early episodes? We got you covered there too! AND don’t forget to check out our next episode for a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT MWAHAHAHAH.