Discovery: Kate Vargas

Mountain Song pulls from the New Mexican story of the Taos Hum, which ponders the value of knowledge gained.

By Jane Howkins

Kate Vargas’ upbringing in New Mexico has influenced her greatly in her music, with the state featuring heavily in her music. She plays a form of folk and country music influenced by the american desert, and Mountain Song is a bluesy riff upon a popular folk tale from the area. Vargas is doing something a little different to the usual americana stuff – go and check her out now!