New Music Introductions

New artist introductions: bringing you the best in new Music – from folk through to alternative music.

Introducing: Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith

Introducing: Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith

Introducing 20 March 2015

This duo really made my week: Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith are a London/Bristol based duo who play mainly traditional music that originates from the British Isles. They perform on guitar and banjo and together with their great vocal harmonies are an absolute joy to listen to. Their debut album ‘Let the Wind Blow High or Low’ is out now on Fellside Records.

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Introducing: Gitta de Ridder

Introducing 16 February 2015

Gitta de Ridder is a Dutch-English singer, songwriter based in London – watch her latest home-made video for the title track of her new EP ‘Come Find Me’.

Introducing: Top Floor Taivers

Introducing: Top Floor Taivers

Introducing 24 October 2014

Featuring two of this year’s finalists in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year the Top Floor Taivers are a wonderful four piece who between them hail from Scotland, England and Ireland.

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Introducing: The Changing Room

Introducing 10 October 2014

The Changing Room is a new folk collaboration between Cornwall-based singer songwriter Tanya Brittain and vocalist/musician Sam Kelly. This is one you really want to watch out for.

Introducing: Cristobal And The Sea (& Song of the Day)

Introducing: Cristobal And The Sea (& Song of the Day)

Introducing 3 October 2014

Our Song of the Day from London based quartet Cristobal And The Sea is one you just cannot sit still to. Listen to ‘My Love (Ay Ay Ay)’. Stunningly brilliant!

Introducing: The Walking Who - With Roses

Introducing: The Walking Who – With Roses

Introducing 9 September 2014

The Walking Who are a Sydney based band who hit our radar this week. Check their amazing new video for ‘With Roses’…simply brilliant.

Introducing: Pat Tierney

Introducing: Pat Tierney

Introducing 9 September 2014

Introducing Pat Tierney, a Brisbane based roots musician who’s currently touring down the eastern coast of Australia. Check his new video for ‘Love We’re Looking For’.

Kat Quinn - Little Rose

Kat Quinn – Little Rose

Features 26 August 2014

We have a lovely video première today from Kat Quinn for Little Rose. She offers a winning combination of great vocals and lyrics that will warm the hearts of any audience.

Introducing: Mortal Tides

Introducing: Mortal Tides

Introducing 30 July 2014

Introducing Cambridge based band Mortal Tides, none of whom are a day over 17 years of age. Hard to believe when you hear them play. Listen to Houses and Drums from their new EP.

Introducing: Jess McAllister

Introducing: Jess McAllister – Painted Faces

Introducing 23 July 2014

Jess McAllister is a Devon-based singer songwriter and a name that a lot more people should know of, check her EP and new video, you won’t be sorry!

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Woo – Magic In The Dark (preview)

Introducing 22 July 2014

WOO is the project of brothers Mark Ives and Clive Ives whose work spans the last 30 years. Listen to their forthcoming 7″ Magic In The Dark.

Introducing: The Rachel Hamer Band

Introducing: The Rachel Hamer Band

Introducing 2 July 2014

The Rachel Hamer Band are a four-piece band from Newcastle who you should be on your radar, if they’re not then they will be after hearing this. Catch them at Towersey Folk Festival this year.

Introducing: Denver folk rock band Ark Life

Introducing: Denver folk rock band Ark Life

Introducing 26 June 2014

We’re very please to introduce to you Denver folk rock band Ark Life who have been compared to such greats as The Band. Watch their new video Proud of Me Out There, Mama.

Introducing: Sarah Jane Scouten (UK Tour June/July 2014)

Introducing: Sarah Jane Scouten (UK Tour June/July 2014)

Introducing 25 June 2014

Sarah Jane Scouten a singer songwriter hailing from Bowen Island in British Columbia is on tour later this month in the UK. We recommend you try and see her. She’s really quite something.