When we shared a set of stripped-down rockers by Kayleigh Goldsworthy in her Key Studio Session earlier this month, we also mentioned a set of scaled-back, more contemplative songs she performed for Folkadelphia in the same session. That set of music aired on the show last week, and is available now on Folkadelphia’s Bandcamp page.
As we hear in performances of “Red” from last year’s All These Miles, and a deep cut called “Lifelines” from her Mockingbird Farm Sessions single, Goldsworthy is an expert at using fluid electric guitar picking to draw listeners in, dancing between folk, country and indie rock. She’s also an expert at scene setting, something exceptionally evident in the song “Jamie.” I rhapsodized about that song when Goldsworthy’s Key Session debuted, and I’ll rhapsodize about it again here — and, I mean, it kind of deserves the attention. Continue reading →