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Premiere | Assorted Orchids – High Tide

Assorted Orchids’ ‘High Tide’ paints a picture with dulled blues and grays. As autumn and winter make way, its plaintive ruminations make for a folk cut reflective of the season. T. McWilliams navigates the melancholic tune with a gorgeous subtlety,…

Premiere | 3 Pairs of Boots – Just Call Him Love

3 Pairs of Boots pay tribute to Old West cowboy Nat Love on their latest. ‘Just Call Him Love’ recalls the tale of this swashbuckling rodeo champ, noted for adventures that have permanently left his imprint as an American hero.…

Live | Cambridge Folk Festival 2022

It’s no secret that it’s been a hard two years for the music industry. Cambridge Folk Festival organiser Rebecca Stewart acknowledges that tough context in the opening lines of the programme for this year’s Festival, the first since 2019. It’s…

Live | Cambridge Folk Festival 2022 Preview

Cambridge Folk Festival returns this year from 28 – 31 July 2022, after approximately 1,088 long days of life without it. Yes, we were counting. With a line-up true to diversity-championing form, the Festival looks set to maintain its longstanding…

Premiere | Nick Nace – Someday is Too Far Away

Nick Nace recalls, “‘Someday Is Too Far Away’ is about getting the runaround when it comes to love, having that moment of clarity, and deciding you’re not going to put up with it anymore.” Indeed; the Americana artist’s latest single…

Premiere | Ari Lindo – Sheepskin Lady

Known for his contributions to top-shelf pop-punk (Late Nite Laundry), vintage soul (The Devonns), Latin R&B (Lester Rey), chameleonesque artist Ari Lindo is breaking out on his own with the vibey indie folk of ‘Sheepskin Lady’. The tune rides with…

Premiere | Arielle Eden – U-Turns

Westchester singer-songwriter Arielle Eden is finding her stride in the pop-country scape. ‘U-Turns’ is a slickly produced tune that confidently meshes organic and synthetic instrumentation. Neither one element hogs the spotlight from the other; rather, they’re evenly tended to by…

Premiere | Suzie Brown – Bulletproof

Suzie Brown’s ‘Bulletproof’ is instantly relatable for many of us, relaying an empath’s feeling as they navigate the turbulence of the last few years. Musically, it’s an infectious cut of Americana that the artist, cardiologist, and mother tackles with a…

Premiere | AJ Haynes of Seratones – Freight Train

In 1904, Elizabeth Cotten wrote her popular folk song, ‘Freight Train’, at just 11-years-old. Throughout her 90 years on Earth, she helped to mould contemporary American roots music and, thusly, is a pioneering face of modern folk and blues. With…

Video Premiere | Ana Silvera feat. Alan Hampton – ‘Early Frost’

Celebrated for her ride between the line of alt-folk and bluegrass, Ana Silvera’s ‘Early Frost’ is another feather in the cap for this progressive songwriter. The tune sets a stunning vocal performance from Silvera front-and-centre, dueting with Alan Hampton, whose…