For The Road by Sukh

For The Road by Sukh (Single)

April 16, 2015 in Music Reviews

The youthful Mancunian songwriter Sukh saves lives by day and writes folk in the vein of Cat Stevens by night… Tags: , , , , ,

Cat Stevens

Radio 2 Folk Awards album coming soon

April 10, 2015 in News

For the fourth year running, the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominees are to be showcased on a double CD… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Jar Family In The Clouds

In The Clouds by The Jar Family (Single)

March 17, 2015 in Music Reviews

Hartlepool act The Jar Family may just have brought a new genre to the folk music fray with ‘industrial folk’… Tags: , , , , , ,

Echo Bloom

EXCLUSIVE! Hear Echo Bloom’s new single ‘Evangeline’

March 12, 2015 in News

This week’s Thursday track exclusive comes from Brooklyn band Echo Bloom, and is culled from their soon-come sophomore album ‘Red’… Tags: , , ,

Mumford & Sons

Mumford And Sons announce album plans

March 2, 2015 in News

Album number three will be called ‘Wilder Mind’, and it’ll be out on 4 May, with live dates to follow… Tags: , ,

Dan & The Wildfire

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Austin, TX’ by Dan & The Wildfire

February 19, 2015 in News

There’s a definite country tinge to this week’s exclusive track, which comes from Boston, Massachusetts-based five-piece Dan & The Wildfire… Tags: , , , , ,

Laura Marling

Laura Marling announces ‘Short Movie’ tour dates

February 18, 2015 in News

The LA-based British folk singer will return to these shores for a string of 12 shows in April and May… Tags: , ,

Cooper Rose-Count To Three

Count To Three by Cooper Rose (EP)

December 18, 2014 in Music Reviews

Cooper Rose brings her northern acoustic folk-style confessional vocals and adds an orchestral twist with debut EP ‘Count to Three’… Tags: , , , ,


Carnivore by Jameson (EP)

December 12, 2014 in Music Reviews

On his ‘Carnivore’ EP the Californian songwriter Jameson manages to bring together banjo-heavy folk and Kenny Loggins-esque 80s soft rock… Tags: , , , , , ,

Alex Highton - 'Nobody Knows Anything' album cover

Nobody Knows Anything by Alex Highton (Album)

December 11, 2014 in Music Reviews

Alex Highton’s second album sees him expand on the folk influences of his debut record to create a unique sound… Tags: , ,

Good Luck Mountain Too

Too by Good Luck Mountain (Album)

December 11, 2014 in Music Reviews

‘Too’ is the second release by the indie-folk act Good Luck Mountain and it’s a record of delicacy and poise… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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Introducing… C Duncan

November 28, 2014 in Features, Interviews

A Scottish singer-songwriter who embraces classical, folk, pop and electronic influences to create a gentle sound all of his own… Tags: , , ,

Hold On Tight Let Me Know

Hold On Tight/Let Me Know by Ed Prosek (Single)

November 11, 2014 in Music Reviews

Brighton-based indie folkster Ed Prosek comes up trumps with ‘Hold On Tight/Let Me Know’, referencing folk acts old and new… Tags: , , , ,

Fingerstyle Folk Acoustic Guitar

In Session Audio releases Fingerstyle Folk Acoustic Guitar

October 31, 2014 in News

Nashville-based software creators develop a new folk acoustic guitar loop library with sounds ranging from 60s to modern neo-folk styles… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Cariad Harmon by Cariad Harmon (Album)

October 31, 2014 in Music Reviews

This self-titled sophomore album from Brooklyn-based songwriter Cariad Harmon has all the pop appeal required to be a surprise hit… Tags: , ,

We Are The West

EXCLUSIVE! Hear We Are The West’s new single ‘Hold On’

October 16, 2014 in News

Songwriting is pleased to bring you another track exclusive… this one comes from Californian indie-folk duo We Are The West… Tags: , ,

Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell greatest hits coming this November

October 15, 2014 in News

Joni Mitchell is to release a remastered version of her greatest hits collection this November, following in Led Zeppelin’s footsteps… Tags: , , , , ,

Peggy Seeger carousel

Interview: Peggy Seeger

September 11, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets a truly inspirational songwriter who at the age of 79 is itching to get back on the road… Tags: , , , , ,

Richard Thompson and The Rails' James Walbourne

Live review: Richard Thompson

September 8, 2014 in Events

Wednesday 23 July 2014: the folk-rock guitar hero’s Acoustic Classics tour stops at Bath’s Forum, with The Rails in support… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Roger McGuinn

Interview: Roger McGuinn (part one)

July 28, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The legendary guitarist-songwriter discusses his new album, his days in The Byrds and why he prefers writing with a partner… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,