10.09.09 by Jeff


Saintseneca has taken over my itunes! This is weekend music!

saintseneca band paper brigade folk music god bones

Download God Bones, open the window, and crack that beer.

Watch the videos below! (only 200 views???)

Peep their Myspace, they are as unknown as it gets… not for long.

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    they are AMAZING

  • http://www.studiofolk.com Denis

    Yes, really amazing band

  • http://batijuampe.blogspot.com/ JPSS

    aaa its beautifull music for waking up

  • Liz

    Awesome music. I love when bands have banjos/violins, and they have both! :)

  • dno

    SUPREME…Folk rock at it’s finest. FAN.

  • rb

    that guy is straight up seth rogen

  • Humanboots

    All this talk of beer and folk music is getting me psyched for brew not bombs =0

  • http://www.jefffinley.org Jeff Finley

    Yay, I’ll be seeing them play at DIT Fest. Very cool to see them on this site!

  • Johan

    They sound a lot like The Avett Brothers, which is definitely a good thing. Thanks for the tip..

  • an

    nice sound. insantly reminded me of Noah and the Whale’s Rocks and Daggers in tbeir Blogotheque session:


  • Nick

    I love the religious themes in their lyrics.

  • http://meowpurr.tumblr.com Cait

    Columbus, represent! I’m glad such a musically inclined city is finally get the recognition it deserves. Beautiful sounds!

  • Jack

    This is fantastic! Thank you so much for linking this.

  • Annabelle

    they live in columbus ohio :) seen them in concert a ton of times! gorgeous! they do lots of fun small venues like under bridges and that sort of thing as well as at bars.

    • polarbones

      Sheriden House / Monster House

  • Kevin

    Their sound, all jaunty violins and other folk-friendly string instruments and high-pitched angular vocals, reminds me of Urban Creep, an underrated mid-90’s band from Durban, South Africa.

  • Kerri

    This is my new favorite band.
    thanks so much!

  • dorian

    my word… man there music is so pure
    my only wish is that they don’t get turned
    into commercial churning monkeys

  • http://www.lastvoices.com kate

    i love different and unique music like this….are they on tour currently?

  • areoneoh

    this is the greatest


    this is an AMAZING band, that make amazing music. it certainly moves you inside.

  • Dandanyeahman

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