Author: Duncan Martin

Session | Katie Blount – Orion Sky

Some things in life are best kept simple and Katie Blount is here to prove that’s the case with this delicately understated, stripped back performance of ‘Orion Sky’. With its straightforward, unfussy chord structure and a seemingly effortless melody, Katie…

Session | Bird In The Belly – Bright Light

Before we rush headlong into the brand new decade that’s unfolding before us, let’s take a second to look back at some exciting new music released towards the end of last year. Bird in the Belly presented us with their…

Session | Boat To Row – Moth To The Light

We’re really squeezing them in today as we welcome Boat To Row round for a session to play a track from their recent album Rivers That Flow In Circles. The song is a blast of psych folk with a wonky…

Session | The People Versus – Like I’m Lonely / Driftwood

Are you aufait with ‘museum-pop’? Me neither, but I think I’d like to hear more after this session from The People Versus. Two songs for the price of one, ‘Like I’m Lonely / Driftwood’ is a fresh-out-the-box track from their…

Session | Thom Ashworth – Derry Gaol

Thom Ashworth is on a mission to prove that traditional folk can be made current, original and, perhaps most surprisingly, can be brilliantly performed on an acoustic bass guitar. In this second video from Thom’s session with us, he offers…

Session | Neev – Tunnel Vision

Today we bring you a track from emerging singer-songwriter Neev, who caught my ear on a recent BBC Introducing podcast with her debut single ‘Burning To Dust’. This isn’t that song, it isn’t even the new single, ‘Across the glass’…

Session | Antonio Lulic – Only Love Remains

This week we bring you singer-songwriter Antonio Lulic with a powerful performance of a song from his most recent EP Departures. Departures is just one of the 5 EPs Antonio has release over the last ten years, in which time…

Session | Freya Ward – I Would Do It All Again

This week’s session comes from rising talent Freya Ward, playing her recent single ‘I Would Do It All Again’. The track is taken from Freya’s upcoming EP Written with Hindsight, a collection of songs too difficult to write at the…

Session | Thom Ashworth – The City & The Tower

This week we have Thom Ashworth in session playing a song from his recently released debut album Head Canon, which has been picking up praise across the folkasphere. The album is a mix of traditional folk songs (and one modern…