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Album review: Renee Reed – ‘Renee Reed’: an excellent, ethereal debut from Louisiana folk chanteuse

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Not Forgotten: Warren Zevon

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Album review: Chad VanGaalen – ‘The World’s Most Stressed Out Gardener’: an excellent, multifaceted curio of psych and fun

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It’s one thing to admire an artist’s work from afar, behind a screen, or in the crowd of a show. But it is something else entirely to share a personal connection with an inspiring artist — for myself and singer-songwriter Emma Spartz, that personal connection was SPEA-A 236/336: Music Industry I/II at university. In a …

Sometimes less is more and keeping things simple and stripped is much more effective than overloading a track with instrumentation, this is certainly true of the new single ‘Promises’ from Fo Daniels. Performed live with just an acoustic guitar and Daniel’s affecting vocals, there’s a captivating fragility and honesty to the performance which carries the …

After a decade with Toronto based post-rock noise-stretchers ‘Fresh Snow’, Bradley Davis a.k.a. Affiliate Links recognised the need to re-frame things. Looking back to this time last year he recalls feeling “…compelled to make music filled with words and free from the red tape that can go along with a band”. Taking advantage of the …

Returning with her second single and once again showcasing her uplifting, heartfelt songwriting, London Singer-Songwriter Molly Roberts shines on ‘Hearts’. Not only a display of her effortlessly moving piano and string arrangements, ‘Hearts’ is also a stunning example of Molly’s abilities as vocals with soaring high notes and tight, beautiful harmonies. Thematically melancholic, covering loss, …

Norwegian-English pop singer-songwriter Gard Read is back with his new single ‘Don’t Save Me’ and we’re excited to be running the premiere! An acoustic guitarist and singer, ‘Don’t Save Me’ opens with a soft finger-picked acoustic guitar line under Gard’s silky vocal, lulling you into a false sense of calm before the tempo picks up …

Without ascertaining any form of comparison to up and coming singer-songwriters, there comes a time when music fans and musicians alike must recognise true , authentic talent when it stands before them, majestic and humble. That is in all honesty what I think of Ana Silvera’s music, and am completely mystified that it took me …

Following her set at this year’s SXSW, alt-popper Teagan Johnston has released her full-length debut ‘Sentimental Ballad’, an astonishingly beautiful, reflective and personal collection of tracks. Setting the tone with the piano-led ‘I just wanna look through the eyes of love again’, Teagan quickly introduces her atmospheric production and delicate, breathy vocal delivery on the …

Patrick Watson is an extraordinary musician – seven albums in and the Canadian singer-songwriter’s delicate melodic tapestries never wear thin. Following 2019’s ‘Wave’, an album of shimmering majestic orchestral pop balladry, comes the announcement of the follow up on Secret City Records ‘Better In The Shade’, available to the digital universe now and in tangible …

London Singer-Songwriter Molly Roberts has made a big impression since bursting onto the scene with her stripped-back debut ‘Wings To Fly’. Robert’s now returns with a music video for the track and we’re excited to have the premiere! Instantly likable and accessible ‘Wings To Fly’ is as much about heartfelt emotion as it is about …

Ana Silvera is a singer-songwriter I’ve had the privilege of reviewing her last two singles, ‘ Halo ‘ and ‘ Ghosts’. It comes as no surprise that her latest single, a magical cross- collaboration with LA based Alan Hampton ( Fiona Apple, Andrew Bird, Robert Glasper) is nothing but pure bliss. Two voices that compliment …