Album | Lightships – Electric Cables

I spoke recently of my love for indie-pop, well it seems as though Gerard Love was listening because he’s bestowed another gem of guitar-driven pop upon the world. Lightships’ maiden offering, Electric Cables, is a beautiful surprise, one that sneaks…

EP | MayMay – MayMay

What began as songwriter Laural Simmons’ idea to send a message to her friends and family back home in Arizona has turned into Portland’s latest emerging folk act, MayMay. Their five-track debut EP is a brief but engaging collection of…

Album | Sennen – Lost Harmony

For their third album, Sennen retreated to a North London studio while last year’s riots raged around them, but on Lost Harmony they found calm within the storm. Their subtle melodies and rhythms are understated, tranquil, but almost hypnotic, carrying…

Brian’s Mixtape | Self-confidence

Brian the playlist-making owl is home for 2012 and returning to For Folk's Sake

Good afternoon all, Apologies for my absence; no doubt there were many enquiries as to my whereabouts, though I am far too busy to check. Suffice to say that I have been travelling and learning life lessons for the benefit…

Album | Gemma Ray – Island Fire

Gemma Ray returns with another delightful pop gem in Island Fire. Released at a time when many other artists are bringing out melancholy records, it is refreshing to hear such a bright and breezy effort from the London-based songstress. The…