Dillon Hodges - aka firekid, aka master guitar champion of all things flatpicking and bluegrass (seriously, he has some serious credentials to back it up....
There are a lot of reasons Americana music is particularly in vogue these days. Here at Baeble, we see the popularity of artists like Mumford and Sons, The Lumineers, and Alabama Shakes (not to mention the resurgence of events like The Newport Folk Festival) as a beautiful rebellion of authenticity against the EDM renaissance or never-ending parade of corny pop artists on the radio dial....
What do you get when you mix bluegrass, soul, electro-indie, and folk and sprinkle it with some good ol' southern charm? An Alabama-native named Dillon Hodges aka firekid, and he definitely deserves a spot on the "Artists to Watch" this year....
As I sit here, poking and prodding at this pumpkin of melodic and hyper memories I am praying to the Fairy Gods of Rock and Roll journalism will turn this piece into the sharpest, sexiest, most radical summary of the sharp, sexy, and radical show I caught Wednesday night from Kaleo and opener Firekid....
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