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Album | Dar Williams – Emerald

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At this point in her career, some 20-odd years later, Dar Williams needs no real introduction. An American icon in her own right, the prolific pop/folk singer-songwriter and political activist has earned her spot in the States as one of…

Album | Barna Howard – Quite A Feelin’

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Portland, Oregon-based singer-songwriter Barna Howard made quite a splash in the indie folk community following the release of his self-titled debut album back in 2012. With the assistance of nothing more than a trusty acoustic guitar, Howard’s initial piece drew…

Album | Eaves – What Green Feels Like

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The hushed, twinkling guitar intro of ‘Pylons’ sets the scene for a beautiful collection of songs on Eaves’ debut album, What Green Feels Like. The song’s mysterious indie-folk sound roars into a more ferocious second half, ablaze with bass and…

Album | Lone Wolf – Lodge

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Paul Marshall, the man behind the Lone Wolf moniker, has maintained a struggle against anxiety over the past three years following the release of his highly acclaimed sophomore album The Lovers, even to the point that some found it hard…

EP | River Child – Lone City Lights

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In his debut EP, Lone City Lights, unsigned North Londoner artist River Child proves that it’s cool to be un-cool. With an organic, anti-overproduction disposition, the singer-songwriter encapsulates all that made the Greenwich Village scene an ironically booming success in…

Album | Mumford & Sons – Wilder Mind

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When news came that Mumford & Sons were ditching the banjo-intensified frills and thrills of their previous two critically-acclaimed albums, fans of the band were rightfully apprehensive. Not only were Mumford’s sons another folk/rock band amongst the droves introduced to…

Album | In Tall Buildings – Driver

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Chicago’s Erik Hall took four years to make his second album, racking up thousands of miles travelling between his home studio and the Michigan farmhouse where he also recorded – giving the album its name, Driver. And as opener ‘Bawl,…