Folk Indie

Ivan & Alyosha – All This Wandering Around

I made my adoration for Seattle-based quintet Ivan & Alyosha‘s debut album All The Times We Had pretty apparent in 2013 (album review, live review). The band’s infectious melodies were rampant throughout I&A’s first effort and that skill clearly translated to the making of their pending album, It’s All Just Pretend. Lead single “All This […]

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LIVE REVIEW: Ivan & Alyosha – The Shelter – 6/23/13

The hook from one of the many hits from Ivan & Alyosha‘s breakthrough album All The Times We Had (Amazon) repeats “you’re really easy to love” and the same could be said for the Seattle quintet’s first visit to Detroit. The gentleman of I&A were originally formed as a duo by lead singer Tim King […]


ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Ivan & Alyosha – All The Times We Had

I’ve been anticipating All The Times We Had since I first heard “On My Way” last Summer and things have only improved for West Coast quartet Ivan & Alyosha. Signing to Dualtone Records (home of The Lumineers, ), an addictive acoustic EP and being featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series all pave the way […]


Ivan & Alyosha – Running For Cover

More new goodness from folk rockers Ivan & Alyosha. “Running For Cover” is the first single from the Seattle act’s new album All The Times We Had and the track harmoniously escalates in grand fashion. Stream below and catch Ivan and Alyosha on tour.


STREAM: Ivan & Alyosha – All The Times We Had

I had a small obsession with Ivan & Alyosha‘s “On My Way” earlier this year. I still can’t decide if I like the original or the acoustic version better, but decide for yourself. Aside from that great track, the Seattle group recently signed to Dualtone Music Group (The Lumineers, Brett Dennen) and I’m fairly certain […]