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Joe Andrew: Best Friend

If you want some soothing folk pop to massage your tired and aching nerves, then Best Friend by Joe Andrew is the ideal record to put on. A member of indie folk pop outfit, Ceiling Stars; Best Friend is the first solo compilation from the singer/songwriter. Even though he's gone solo for this, Joe Andrew still brings his resident lush folkpop with him, creating songs that are both melodic and relaxing. The album is filled with 12 easy-to love-tracks and was released back in September 2011.

Metameta: Yonderosa

Metameta's latest musical project, Yonderosa, is a splendid wonder of alternative electro music spiced up with a bit of folk flair. Hailing from Lincoln, Nebraska, Evan Miles Anderson is the man behind the great music. With Nick Drake, Boards of Canada, Koanna Newsom, and Kelpe as influences, this 15-track album released last August 21 is a surefire hit Leonine openns up the album with a subtle electro tunes sailing smoothly in a soothing musical arrangement. This short "intro" for the album sets a calming mood for the collection.

Matthew Solberg: I Am a Fool

Influenced by singers like, Paul Simon, Nick Drake and Elliot Smith, it's no surprise that Matthew Solberg creates music like he does. He weaves together gorgeous acoustic guitar playing, a serene atmosphere and thoughtful lyrics in his debut album, I Am a Fool. Composed of 7 tracks, each of the song was written and recorded by the artist. Floating between acoustic folk to melodic pop, this debut EP will prove great company if you're feeling a little pensive. The Nashville, Tenessee native has released a couple of albums so far. Apart from this debut EP, his latest release is a self-titled compilation that's as lush and filled with beautiful songs just like this one.