Reviews about Tim Schmidt's folk albums and music


a few quotes


Following below are a few quotes from reviews about Tim Schmidt's music.



"IT HAS THAT DOWN TO EARTH FEEL AND AN EFFORTLESS WOW FACTOR/…/IT’S A GREAT BIG BREATH OF FRESH AIR THAT RESTORES YOUR FAITH IN THE CONTEMPORARY FOLK/…/ THE BEAUTY OF WHICH IS AKIN TO THAT OF A HAIKU." // FOLK RADIO UK, UK


”SCHMIDT IS A FAVORITE OF SWEDESPLEASE. IN FACT HE’S A BIT OF AN OBSESSION"// SWEDESPLEASE, USA


"VOICE, SONGWRITING AND FINGERPICKING CARESSES THE SOUL, AND STRIKINGLY RESEMBLES THE GENTLE ART OF A LEGEND… AS A LIGHT BREEZE THAT CARESS THE EAR AND SOUL "// SONG DES TAGES, germany


 "SCHMIDT’S TIMELESS, SOMETIMES FRAGILE SONGS ARE BOTH UNFLINCHINGLY HONEST AND STRIKINGLY BEAUTIFUL." // RECORD DEPT, USA


"..IT FEELS LIKE HE’S CARVED OUT HIS OWN AMERICANA NICHE… WITH A FEW TOOLS PUSHES THE BORDERS…" // MEADOWMUSIC, Sweden


"HIS VOICE (A CROSS BETWEEN DYLAN, DRAKE, AND JEFF BUCKLEY) /.../ THE SONGS ARE WONDERFULLY SIMPLE; THEY’RE OFTEN TALES OF LOVE, OBSESSION AND DEVOTION // SONGSILLINOIS, usa 


"VARIES BETWEEN MORE TRADITIONAL FOLK SONGS AND SONGS WHERE HE WITH SMALL MEANS STRETCHES AND EXPERIMENTS WITH THE FORMAT… MAGICAL IN IT’S NAKED SIMPLICITY // MEADOWMUSIC, Sweden


"THIS ALL SOUNDS COMPLETELY CALM, COMPLETELY FALLEN OUT OF TIME AND THAT IS WHY IT IS WONDERFUL" // YOU SOUND GREAT, Germany 


"THERE ARE MANY SONGWRITERS OUT THERE JUST PLOUGHING THEIR OWN FURROW, TOTALLY UNTOUCHED BY THE COMMERCIALISM THAT IS RAMPANT IN MUSIC. SCHMIDT IS ONE OF THOSE MUSICIANS AND I SAY GOD BLESS THEM" . // THE MUSIC CRITIC, U.K. 


"MEANT TO BE CONSUMED LIKE A VERY GOOD, VERY DRY RED WINE" // COMMON FOLK MEADOW, Germany 


”FOLK MADE IN A MODERN WAY” HRUPMAG, Slovenia 


"THE PERFECT ALBUM WHICH COULD HAVE BEEN THE SOUNDTRACK OF INTO THE WILD" //  RADIO CAMPUS PARIS, France


" STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO ALL FRIENDS OF DYLAN, DRAKE AND VEDDER" // UNCLE SALLY´S,  Germany


"SCHMIDT’S DEXTEROUS ACOUSTIC GUITAR-PLAYING/.../IS SIMPLY EXTRAORDINARY/.../IN THE GRAND TRADITION OF SUCH LEGENDS AS JOHN FAHEY, RICHARD THOMPSON, AND LEO KOTTKE/…/ POSSES A DREAMLIKE VENEER WHICH AFFORDED KINDRED PROGRESSIVE FOLKIES SUCH AS LEONARD COHEN, NICK DRAKE AND TIM BUCKLEY A HUGE AUDIENCE" // MINOR 7TH, USA 

"…CAPTIVATES US WITH HIS NAKED MELODIES/ …/INTIMATE, DEEP REFLECTIONS, ABSOLUTELY RELAXED"// THE JANGLE BOX, Spain


"DARK ALT-COUNTRY SONGS … SPARE BUT RICH, RUMINATING ON LOVE AND OBSESSION AMONG OTHER THINGS. FANS OF NICK DRAKE AND BOB DYLAN WILL DEFINITELY ENJOY THIS" // RECORD DEPT. USA


”HIS MUSIC LIKE… NICK DRAKE OR FOLK FIGURES OF THE SIXTIES LIKE CAT STEVENS OR DONOVAN” // THE JANGLEBOX, Spain


"EVOKES AN UPLIFTING NOTION /.../ NICK DRAKE WITH A SLIGHT SWEDISH ACCENT" // TWENTYFOURBIT, US



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