Guest playlist | Anna Hillcock from radio show Folk You

French DJ and photographer Anna Hillcock has a show called Folk You on RADIO MDM in France. She made us a playlist of some of her favourite new folk artists.

Lovisa Samuelsson
Lovisa Samuelsson is an artist (vocals, guitar, piano, cello) and composer based in Gothenburg, Sweden. In 2007 she released a self titled EP and has since then been active on the Scandinavian musical scene. In 2014 she released the debut album “Main Magma Chamber”. She has been touring in Europe, Central and North America and is the founder of Pacaya Records.
2 words to describe : intimate and sincere
Influences : Leonard Cohen / Feist

Selenite is a storyteller. His songs are honest and painful, raw and revelatory, often all at once. The ones that don’t shake your soul will rock you hard.
2 words to describe : dark and deep
Influences : Deftones / The Tallest Man On Earth / Radiohead

Little Mouth
Little Mouth is a duo. Lulled by folk music since childhood, they just released their first EP, and it works…
2 words to describe : sweet and raw
Influences : Adam Green / Devendra Banahart / Bob Dylan

French folk/indie singer with a unique voice, meaningful lyrics and undeniable talent. On March 3, 2015 she released her second album called My Dreams Dictate My Reality”
2 words to describe : vital and emotional
Influences : The Cure / Daniel Johnston / Roy Harper

Georgie Vale
Georgie Vale is a young lady from Wiltshire and currently living in Bath, England. At only 21 years old, she already has established herself as one of the most promising voices in her town.
She just released her first single “As Long As You’re Mine” and currently recording her new EP.
2 words to describe : warm-hearted and flawless .
Influences : David Bowie / Laura Marling / Lucy Rose

Cameron McGill
Cameron McGill is a singer and songwriter from Chicago.
In his last album, Gallows Etiquette, Cameron McGill seems at home, where storytelling and dreaming and conversation find confluence in poetry and song.
2 words to describe : powerful and romantic
Influences : Nick Cave / Neil Young / Cass McCombs

Part-Time Friends
Pauline Lopez de Ayora & Florent Biolchini are Part-Time Friends, two french dreamers.
2 words to describe : sweetness and tenderness.
Influences : Moldy Peaches / T-Rex / Girls
Their EP “Art Counter” came out on December 1.

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