• Sean Taylor – The Only Good Addiction Is Love

    Featured Album: Sean Taylor – The Only Good Addiction Is Love

    Having established a strong sense of identity with his London centric last album, Sean Taylor now turns his gaze inward to the mystical terrain of the heart and soul and proof that The Only Good Addiction Is Love.
  • Sadie Jemmett – London Love Songs

    Featured Album: Sadie Jemmett – London Love Songs

    Living up to its title, London Love Songs is a finely etched, beautifully written and recorded series of portraits that detail Sadie Jemmett’s life and loves in the capital city.
  • Antun Opic – Shovel My Coal

    Featured Album: Antun Opic – Shovel My Coal

    With a gig at the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival Antun Opic releases the excellent Shovel My Coal EP. Both suggest a real step up and the music doesn’t disappoint.
  • Rachel Hair Trio – trì

    Featured Album: Rachel Hair Trio – trì

    The third album by The Rachel Hair Trio finds their sound stripped back to the core players. Trì proves a strong statement of exquisite and passionate music from three highly talented players. The power of three.
  • Featured Album: Della Mae

    Featured Album: Della Mae

    There’s a confidence surging through Della Mae expressed in the eponymous title of their new album. Produced by Jacquire King in Nashville, it’s everything the band do well and so much more.
  • Little Arrow – Old Ink

    Featured Album: Little Arrow – Old Ink

    Little Arrow rail against mediocrity with an irresistibly fierce passion. ‘Old Ink’ is one of the most intoxicatingly original records you’re likely hear this year.
  • Jason Isbell – Something More Than Free

    Featured Album: Jason Isbell – Something More Than Free

    Somewhere between the doomed romanticism of Tennessee Williams and the pithy, blue collar day to day Something More Than Free finds Jason Isbell celebrating the ties that bind us all.
  • Artist of the Month: John Jones

    Artist of the Month: John Jones

    Known the world over as the lead voice of Oysterband, John Jones has combined his love of music and walking and, with the help of The Reluctant Ramblers, crafted his second solo album, the brilliant Never Stop Moving.
  • Featured Album: Clype

    Featured Album: Clype

    With roots in Aberdeen and the unusual combination of piano and fiddle, Clype have released a stunning debut album of politically engaged songs, with a unique sound drawing from folk and jazz.
Video Premiere: Monster Ceilidh Band - Anti Gravity (+ Tour and New Album News)

Video Premiere: Monster Ceilidh Band – Anti Gravity (+ Tour and New Album News)

Music News 1 August 2015

Watch the new video from Monster Ceilidh Band for ‘Anti Gravity’, plus we have big news on their line-up change, tour news and new album.

John Jones - Never Stop Moving

John Jones – Never Stop Moving

Album Reviews 1 August 2015

Known the world over as the lead voice of Oysterband, John Jones has combined his love of music and walking and, with the help of The Reluctant Ramblers, crafted his second solo album, the brilliant Never Stop Moving.

The Left Outsides - The Shape Of Things To Come

The Left Outsides – The Shape Of Things To Come

Album Reviews 31 July 2015

The Left Outsides have crafted an impressive synthesis of sound in The Shape Of Things To Come. Although the band wear their love of 1960s psychedelia/folk/pop/rock on their sleeve, they have a strong enough sense of self-identity to suggest that it will sound fresh for a long time to come.

Small Feet - Rivers (Video & Song of the Day)

Small Feet – Rivers (Video & Song of the Day)

New Music 31 July 2015

Our Song of the Day is from Swedish folk trio Small Feet who release their debut album From Far Enough Away Everything Sounds Like The Ocean next month on August 14.

The Dreaming Spires head to Nashville + UK Tour Dates

The Dreaming Spires head to Nashville + UK Tour Dates

Music News 31 July 2015

The Dreaming Spires are on a roll as they prepare to head to Nashville for Americana Fest Showcase and announce UK Tour. Plus watch them performing live on the Andrew Marr Show.

Thumbnail image for Anna Laube – Anna Laube

Anna Laube – Anna Laube

Album Reviews 31 July 2015

Anna Laube’s self-titled third album offers a stylistically eclectic brew, part sugarcandy, part bourbon, sweet but with a real kick.

Jenny Hval - UK Tour and New Video

Jenny Hval – UK Tour and New Video

Music News 31 July 2015

Jenny Hval unveils her new video for ‘Sabbath‘ from her latest album Apocalypse, Girl. She will be touring the UK again in November 2015.

Iris DeMent – The Trackless Woods

Iris DeMent – The Trackless Woods

Album Reviews 31 July 2015

Iris Dement’s latest album ‘The Trackless Woods’ is inspired by the writings of Russian poet Anna Akhmatova…”some cultural enlightenment and enrichment and an album of the year all in one perfect package.”

Siv Jakobsen - Caroline (Official Video)

Siv Jakobsen – Caroline (Official Video)

New Music 30 July 2015

Siv Jakobsen has unveiled her new video for Caroline, a song which tells the fictional story about a transgender male. It features singer/actor/dancer MJ Rodriguez.

Benedict Benjamin - Had What You Had (Song of the Day)

Benedict Benjamin – Had What You Had (Song of the Day)

New Music 30 July 2015

Our Song of the Day is from Benedict Benjamin, a new solo project of Benedict Rubinstein (The Mariner’s Children, Peggy Sue). This is Had What You Had from the forthcoming album ‘Night Songs‘.

Cape Snow – Cape Snow

Cape Snow – Cape Snow

Album Reviews 30 July 2015

Cape Snow is a cross-continental collaboration between Los Angeles-based singer Bree Scanlon and members of the long- running New England based band Tiger Saw. One to be swept away in, like giddy hearts.

Pale Imitation Festival - Edinburgh (August 2015)

Pale Imitation Festival – Edinburgh (August 2015)

Festival News 30 July 2015

Song, By Toad Records announce lineup for Pale Imitation Festival in Edinburgh: Including Rob St. John, eagleowl and the Save As Collective feat: Jonnie Common and more.