Last week, I got a great music recommendation from my friend Kristin that I would love to share! His name is Ben Howard, and his album Every Kingdom is rather addictive. For me, he falls somewhere in between Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes. Howard uses quick tempo-ed lyrics against soft acoustic riffs to create a very calming, yet interesting, sound.
Here's the official video for the lead song on this album, "Old Pine"..