Created with the aid of a successful Kickstarter campaign, Bella Hardy’s new album is filled with a new-found freedom. If this gets anywhere the amount of airplay it deserves it could well win Hardy a host of new fans.
Heirlooms & Hearsay Nomad Songs is more than a collection of songs, it’s a recording of possibilities, a showcase for what Roxanne de Bastion’s voice is capable of as they dance between modern folk and a more rock-tinged sound.
Hard Ground is the highly anticipated debut album from The Rachel Hamer Band. Both Rachel’s voice, which has a rich depth and maturity, and band’s fine musicianship are given ample opportunity to shine throughout.