Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons

EXCLUSIVE! ‘The North Wind And Sun’ by Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons

January 18, 2016 in News

Our Monday exclusive this week is a whole gosh-darned album – and a treat for fans of raw, rootsy Americana… Tags: , , , ,

Madame Česki 'Palimpsest' album cover

‘Palimpsest’ by Madame Česki (Album)

January 7, 2016 in Music Reviews

A folk collection rich in texture and individuality that will reward anyone brave enough to enter its creator’s unique world… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

She Makes War-Disarm15

‘Disarm:15’ by She Makes War (EP)

January 7, 2016 in Music Reviews

What better way to win a host of new fans than reimagining your own songs? None, based on this evidence!… Tags: , , , , ,

Sam Brockington

‘Follow’ by Sam Brockington (Single)

December 9, 2015 in Music Reviews

Fans of both indie and folk will find much to enjoy in this three minute track that’s brimming with warmth… Tags: , , , , , , ,

October Gold EP cover

‘October Gold’ by October Gold (EP)

November 29, 2015 in Music Reviews

The Canadian duo have successfully blended the poems of Archibald Lampman and Thomas Moore with their classical-tinged sparse folk arrangements… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Rachael and Betty Unthank

The Unthanks announce new album, single and boxset

November 29, 2015 in News

British folk faves celebrate 10th anniversary by releasing a limited edition ‘memory box’ containing a CD, DVD, book and more… Tags: , , , ,

The Wharves 'NAZ/My Will' single cover

‘NAZ/My Will’ by The Wharves (Single)

November 18, 2015 in Music Reviews

A double A-side which manages to bring together a plethora of different influences and still sound completely authentic and original… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Chris Dupont 'Outlier' album cover

‘Outlier’ by Chris DuPont (Album)

November 13, 2015 in Music Reviews

Seeking solace in remoteness has enabled this American songwriter to find an inner peace, which shines through on this long-player… Tags: , , , , , ,

Mia Rose Lynne

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Not Just You And Me’ by Mia Rose Lynne

November 5, 2015 in News

Some folky flavas for this week’s Thursday track exclusive, as we premiere this delicate cut from Nashville’s Mia Rose Lynne… Tags: , , ,

Cheryl B Engelhardt

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Inevitably’ by Cheryl B Engelhardt

October 22, 2015 in News

Some folk-pop goodness for you on this week’s Thursday exclusive, as we premiere the new video from Cheryl B Engelhardt… Tags: , , ,

Stray Birds CAROUSEL

Interview: The Stray Birds

September 22, 2015 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting goes to Cambridge and meets a young American band who are steeped in the most venerable of folk traditions… Tags: , , , , ,

Chris Cornell Higher Truth

‘Higher Truth’ by Chris Cornell (Album)

September 19, 2015 in Music Reviews

One of the 90s’ most enduring songwriters and a true alt-rock legend, Chris Cornell releases his fifth studio solo album… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin 'Watershed' album cover

‘Watershed’ by Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin (Album)

September 19, 2015 in Music Reviews

The 2014 BBC Folk Awards Best Duo return with a new album of atmospheric folk fusion which expands their sound… Tags: , , , , ,

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Introducing… Rashmi

September 17, 2015 in Features, Interviews

A singer-songwriter, actress and succesful Hollywood screenwriter, Renaissance woman Rashmi blends Americana and Indian influences to really quite devastating effect… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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Sodajerker presents… The Bacon Brothers

September 16, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The podcasting duo Sodajerker are back with an absolutely stellar sibling songwriting pairing, who you may just have heard of…… Tags: , , , , ,

Ship Of Fools

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Handle Myself’ by Ship Of Fools

September 14, 2015 in News

A bonus Monday exclusive! Today, we bring you a first look at the video for Ship Of Fools’ debut single… Tags: , , , ,

Jennifer Harper

EXCLUSIVE! ‘We Belong Together’ by Jennifer Harper

September 10, 2015 in News

This week’s Thursday track exclusive is a slice of anthemic, lighter-waving Adult Oriented Folk-Rock from New York-based singer-songwriter Jennifer Harper… Tags: , , , ,

Gilmore & Roberts

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Cecilia’ by Gilmore & Roberts

July 28, 2015 in News

We love a good exclusive at Songwriting, and tonight’s, from the British folk duo Gilmore & Roberts, is no exception… Tags: , , , , ,

Rashmi

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Puzzle (Slow)’ by Rashmi

July 23, 2015 in News

Some lovely, gentle acoustic folk vibes for you in this week’s Thursday track exclusive, coming courtesy of Brooklyn singer-songwriter Rashmi… Tags: , , , , ,

Ari & Mia

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Out Of Stone’ by Ari & Mia

July 9, 2015 in News

This week’s Thursday exclusive is a real treat, as folk duo Ari & Mia present their debut album in full… Tags: , ,