Maverick Festival. Photo: Michael Kingston

Live review: Maverick Festival 2017 10th Anniversary (30 Jun – 2 Jul ’17)

July 23, 2017 in Events

Our regular columnist Lisa Redford took in the outstanding musicianship provided at this year’s celebration of Americana and roots music… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sammy Brue 'I Am Nice' album artwork

‘I Am Nice’ by Sammy Brue (Album)

July 4, 2017 in Music Reviews

This singer-songwriter is making the country and Americana scene his own. But can the talented 16-year-old take the world, too?… Tags: , , ,

Lorde

Lorde joins the ISC 2015 song contest judging panel

July 24, 2015 in Competitions, News

The Kiwi singer-songwriter will judge this year’s International Songwriting Competition, joining the likes of Tom Waits, Bill Withers and Bastille… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Songwriting goes to Nashville

July 7, 2015 in Features, Interviews

On a recent trip to the US, Songwriting got to spend some time in the home of c0untry music, Nashville… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Harmaleighs – 'Pretty Picture, Dirty Brush' album cover

Pretty Picture, Dirty Brush by The Harmaleighs (Album)

February 2, 2015 in Music Reviews

The Harmaleighs continue the year’s trend for exemplary country albums with a rousing debut packed with hooks and gorgeous harmonies… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Justin Townes Earle

Interview: Justin Townes Earle

December 11, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The country artist talks about his seventh album and how we still shouldn’t expect to hear happiness in his music… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Justin Townes Earle – Single Mothers cover

Single Mothers by Justin Townes Earle (Album)

September 29, 2014 in Music Reviews

Country musician Justin Townes Earle has settled in Nashville and with ‘Single Mothers’ he’s released his most mature album yet… Tags: , , , , , , , ,