Artist of the Week: Samuel Escher

This time around, we’ve picked Samuel Escher as our Artist of the Week! Samuel is a songwriter and poet from Edinburgh, Scotland who blends the melodic simplicity of the acoustic guitar with haunting, earnest vocals, cavernous ambience and a graceful hint of rhythm to convey songs about feeling isolated, of survival and of endurance. His debut album Wilderness is a must-listen for folk and indie fans, and we feel like “Mountain” is a great primer for what you’re in for when you press play: