6am Repeat is a recurring feature here at Folk Hive in which we stream the latest track that plays incessantly in the earbuds when we awake at that hour and imbibe massive amounts of coffee and cigarettes in preparation for the advancing day. Consider it your jam of the day — a sweet, sweet gift from me to you. I love you, dude.
I’d like to be poetic about these musical treats from Jeannot, I really would. Instead (and apologies for it), you get this: HOLY SHIT, YOU GUYS. THIS IS BEAUTIFUL.
You know Philippe Bronchtein. He is Hip Hatchet, music-makin’ darling to folk bloggers the world over. You know Dan Sheron as one of the dudes from Balto, the band that came to our hometown and still gets chatted about on our streets. Actual quote from yesterday, taken from the mouth of a friend who attended the Balto house show here : “I was listening to Balto in my office and someone came in and I said, “SHUT UP! Can’t you see I’m listening to Balto!””. You might not know Anna Hoone and you might not know John Glouchevitch but sweetheart, you’re about to…
That concoction of humans up there participated in this tiny EP, for they are all friends. I got great friends but shit, we ain’t turning out ‘Tire Swing’ on the weekends. A gorgeous of John’s voice and lyrics and Anna’s punctuated and beautiful background vocals, ‘Tire Swing’ is on repeat all morning.