Feufollet draws from a broad enough range of traditional American folk traditions to impress any musicologist—not just the Cajun style of the band’s native Louisiana but Appalachian fiddle music, honky tonk country, and Delta blues.
Unlike most other acts with such an interest in Americana, they’re less interested in crafting exact replicas of those sounds than finding ways of making them feel as vital and alive as they’ve ever been. Hence songs like “Know What’s Next,” which is plenty rootsy but also nods in the direction of ’60s psych-pop and modern-day indie jangle.[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/190777458?secret_token=s-mDFiD" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&visual=true&show_comments=true&color=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]
“Know What’s Next” will appear on the band’s upcoming album Two Universes, out March 24 on Feufollet Records.