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Former member of Low Chimes – Maja Lena – has released a gorgeous, new pastoral folk song through Chiverin Records. ‘The Keeper’ explores our relationship with ourselves and comes with an enchanting video, starring and filmed ‘home video style’ by Maja, with some filming by her husband Luke Oakley-Smith. She used a VHS camcorder from …

AT LEAST once in recent times, Essex-born, Devon-raised folk troubadour John Smith has received the epithet “the guitarists’ guitarist”. And with a CV like his, you couldn’t argue; as a session musician he’s has played with Joan Baez, David Gray, Joe Henry, Lianne La Havas and Tom Jones.  He’s also in possession of a voice …

A SIMPLE name, perhaps, but far from simple tunesmithery: John Smith is coming into 2021 with positivity and a grab-bag of songs to beguile you. Essex born but raised on the Devon coast, he’s earned his crust previously as a session musician, lending his chops and precision to bigger names across the globe, such as …

Canadian metal heavyweights, Cancer Bats, have released the official music video for lead single “Deathsmarch To A New Acoustic Beat” featuring Nick Sherman. The track is taken from their new EP ‘You’ll Never Break Us: Separation Sessions Vol 1’ which is out now. Regarding the track Cormier comments, “With the end of 2020 just around …

A truly splendid and gorgeous debut set from this incredible new singer-songwriting talent demands room in your life

DALLIANCE RECORDINGS, the boutique label that’s already garnered the loveliness of Gia Margaret and Common Holly to its hearthside, has hit a triple score on singer-songwriters by adding Welsh border country talent Ailsa Tully to its roster. Ailsa’s been plying her line in confessional pop a little while now – you may have been lucky …

Adrianne Lenker, member of the American rock band Big Thief, has announced the release of two new albums on October 23rd. The news is proceeded by Lenker sharing a new single, “Anything”.  Entitled Songs and Instrumentals, the albums are two distinct collections, both written and recorded in April after Big Thief’s March tour was abruptly cut short due …

IF YOU’RE at all down with female acoustic songwriting – and I mean from any colour of the spectrum, from Laura Marling through to Aldous Harding, Gillian Welch through to Vashti Bunyan, Nadia Reid through to Marissa Nadler; then be prepared to add Londoner Laura Fell to your list of chanteuserie swoons. Laura, a psychotherapist …

THE DAWDLER is the low-key musical alias of Tyneside singer-songwriter John Edgar, who describes himself on his Twitter profile as “Ambient pop. Sad.” He’s just signed to London indie Akira Records and by way of marking that partnership has just released a lovely (and admittedly, sad) little tune entitled “Lava Lamps” in tribute to his …

Canadian singer-songwriter Michael Bernard Fitzgerald is set to release his fifth album ‘Love Valley’ this October. Along with the new album news he also shares the new single ‘I Love That Sound’. A close and intimate sounding record which echos the private narrative the song portrays. Detailing the sound of a dress sliding off a …