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EP: The delicately beautiful ‘Creatures of Habit’ from Brisbane artist Aren’t is an exquisite triumph. Plus news of launch date.

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Exclusive: Lucy Kruger records ‘A Stranger’s Chest’ live in session for Backseat Mafia

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Album Review : Adam Moezinia’s ‘ Folk Element Trio’ – A Sonic Travelogue

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So what do you make of tribute albums? Are they places to be seen, a rag bag of cover versions by a bunch of people who have nothing in common except convenient admiration? Well ‘Railroad Cadences & Melancholic Anthems’ by José Medeles may pay homage to John Fahey but there’s a gulf between this album …

Due to unfortunate connotations, the brilliant duo Moscow Apartment who released, in my opinion, one of the most outstanding albums of 2020, the EP ‘Better Daughter’ (reviewed by me here), have decided to change their name and reemerge as Housewife – a somewhat delicious irony given their strong feminist stance (they proudly call themselves ‘opinionated …

Every now and then, a full-length LP/CD comes along that stops you dead in your tracks.  Snowcap Menace is unmistakably one such album. The brainchild of Australian folk-rock husband & wife duo, Jeff Lang and Alison Ferrier, Snowcap Menace is a virtual cornucopia of the pair’s musical influences and varying styles, ranging from blues, ethno-folk …

Nordic Dark Folk artist Sowulo has shared the second single and lyric video for “Stearcost Ealra”, taken from his upcoming new studio album “Wurdiz”, due 9th September via By Norse Music. ‘Stearcost Ealra’ is a powerful song about fate and destiny, and how both notions are the strongest of all. Faber Horbach comments: ‘Do not fight, …

Siobhan Miller arrived at the Greystones at the end of a warm spring weekend in Sheffield as part of her Anglo/Scottish tour; see LIVE | Siobhan Miller.  What could be better on a Sunday evening than a couple of locally produced cold beers and some great imported Live music!  The packed ‘BacKroom’ needed no warming up …

There is no better proponents of a unique and distinctive style of energised indie folk rock than the Pierce Brothers, and their new single ‘When It All Goes Away’ reveals another more sultry and slow burning side that infuses indelible pop melodies with a sense of yearning and loss. Jack Pierce says of the track: …

In recent years , we’ve seen a surge of vocal ensembles that have challenged the typical format of a vocal -led group. From vocal improv ( albeit stemming from the influence of jazz, folkloric traditions and shamanic traditions ) to the more refined and impressive chord clusters of English Vocal Artists Jacob Collier, The Swingles, …

 After a two-year break-folk favourite Keston Cobblers Club return with their brand-new album, ‘Alchemy’ – the follow up to their critically acclaimed 2019 album, ‘Siren’ .   Alchemy is the new album from Indie-folk band Keston Cobblers Club. Returning to their roots, the theme of the album is based on an old folklore from their hometown. The …

Lucy Kruger and the Lost Boys

Lucy Kruger and the Lost Boys deliver an album that is an unflinchingly raw account of the vulnerability of falling in love.