Caamp formed when childhood friends Taylor Meier and Evan Westfall bonded over a shared love for Ohio and music. Their self-titled debut (2016) exceeded 52 million plays and climbed the Spotify charts. Thereafter, Caamp toured with Rainbow Kitten Surprise
Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine team up for their first outing together on the excellent A Beginner's Mind. It’s a concept album that transcends the concept—in this case, popular film—which is no mean feat, even if Sufjan fans know they can rely on
While nearly all of the eight tracks are interpretations of traditional folk songs, Jansch's experimental approach breathes new life into this repertoire through his exploratory use of open tunings and passionate, gritty vocals.
The album was produced by the multi-Grammy Award winning Ariel Rechtshaid (Vampire Weekend, Haim, Adele) and contains 10 tracks informed by everything from lo-fi post-punk to indie-folk to early-'90s dance-pop psychedelia.