Brickwork Lizards

Interview: Brickwork Lizards

October 31, 2018 in Features, Interviews

With influences stretching back to the Ottoman Empire, we just had to learn a little more about this Oxford group…

Trevor Hall

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Arrows’ by Trevor Hall

February 6, 2018 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive song comes from a songwriter raised on an island in South Carolina, who blends roots and folk music…

Brona McVittie 'We Are The Wildlife' album cover art

‘We Are The Wildlife’ by Brona McVittie (Album)

January 8, 2018 in Music

With her own compositions and reworked traditional arrangements, this Irish harpist has conjured up a debut album of serious quality…


2018 Music Festivals

January 7, 2018 in News

We’re just a week into January, recovering from the holidays, and festivals are far from our minds. Or are they?…

Lee Endres ‘Croft’ album artwork

‘Croft’ by Lee Endres (Album)

February 28, 2017 in Music

To explore alienation and loss this Dudley native took a solitary three-month trip to the Highlands to exorcise his demons…

The Luck

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Holding On’ by The Luck

October 17, 2016 in Music, News

Our first exclusive for you this week is a wonderfully delicate number from a superb London born sibling folk duo…

Itasca 'Open To Chance' album cover

‘Open To Chance’ by Itasca (Album)

October 4, 2016 in Music

Kayla Cohen has formed a band to help her bring this collection of veiled and mysteriously charming songs to life…

Beth Orton

Interview: Beth Orton

September 20, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We catch up with the distinguished songwriter to ask whether it’s possible to write with a live audience in mind…


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Full Of Texas’ by Comrad

August 1, 2016 in Music, News

Our very first exclusive of August is a melodic and airy folk track from the supremely gifted US songwriter Comrad…

Katie Garibaldi

EXCLUSIVE! ‘On My Own’ by Katie Garibaldi

July 18, 2016 in Music, News

For this week’s first exclusive, San Francisco folk/country singer-songwiter Katie Garibaldi shares her brand new live video with Songwriting readers…

Famous October

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Falling Over’ by Famous October

July 4, 2016 in Music, News

Our first exclusive of the week is a gentle and delicate folk number courtesy of a superb Switzerland-based indie-folk duo…

Freddy & Francine

EXCLUSIVE! ‘If You Want Me’ by Freddy & Francine

June 27, 2016 in Music, News

Tonight’s exclusive is from a duo who’ve traversed the impact love has on songwriting and come out the other side…

Joanna Wallfisch

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Gardens In My Mind’ by Joanna Wallfisch

June 20, 2016 in Music, News

Our first exclusive of the week comes from a New York based songwriter who melds folk, jazz, and indie pop…

Miles East

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Saltwater Breeze’ by Miles East

May 31, 2016 in Music, News

Some yearning Americana for you in this week’s Monday exclusive, coming courtesy of US songwriter and session drummer Miles East…

The Deer

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Tempest & Rapture’ by The Deer

May 9, 2016 in Music, News

This week’s Monday exclusive is once more an entire album, as Austin folk/dream-pop combo The Deer unveil their third full-length…

Blair Dunlop

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Temper Your Smiling’ by Blair Dunlop

April 20, 2016 in Music, News

Today, Songwriting is delighted to bring you the world premiere of this brand new video by UK singer-songwriter Blair Dunlop…

Kyle Craft

‘Dolls Of Highland’ by Kyle Craft (Album)

April 13, 2016 in Music

Another timeless release from Sub Pop, as Portland songwriter Kyle Craft brings uplifting melodies to this weirdly exciting break-up record…

Nick Drummond

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Rivulet’ by Nick Drummond

April 8, 2016 in Music, News

This week’s third exclusive comes from a Seattle artist who serves up alt-folk that’s traditional and contemporary all at once…

Lisa Redford

‘Another Place And Time’ by Lisa Redford (EP)

April 8, 2016 in Music

Latest release from this celebrated songwriter will have fans of folk, country and Americana full of the joys of spring…


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Fayre’ by Sinderins

April 6, 2016 in Music, News

Our second exclusive of the week is an exclusive first listen to the new single by Dundee folk-rock outfit Sinderins…

Amy Virginia

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Coney Island Xmas Day’ by Amy Virginia

March 28, 2016 in Music, News

It’s Easter! So here, courtesy of New York artist Amy Virginia, comes a Monday exclusive that’s all about Christmas. Obviously.…

Carys Calling

‘Seeing Red’ by Carys Calling (Single)

March 15, 2016 in Music

In the mood for a folk track that believes there’s more to the genre than just ripping off Laura Marling?…