Single | CommonUnion59 – Borrowed Time

Lauren Malasig and Steve McKenzie are CommonUnion59. Hailing from San Francisco, the pianist and guitarist mesh their vocals to develop straight-shooting folk music. Redolent of the American folk movements of the 60s and 70s, their lyrical focus waxes philosophy on…

Premiere | Taylor Rogers – oldhills

“It’s about the feeling of desperation. About missing, wanting, needing, one you cannot be with, for whatever reason,” says Taylor Rogers regarding her new single, ‘oldhills’. Hailing from her forthcoming album, NOA, ‘oldhills’ is a co-write with her twin brother,…

Live | Cambridge Folk Festival 2019

‘Good to see you again, folks!’ read the screens next to stage one on Thursday, the opening evening of 2019’s Cambridge Folk Festival; a not unfounded assumption that audiences return year after year. Thursday night has traditionally been a soft…

Album | Shannon Lay – August

In August of 2017 Shannon Lay’s life changed completely. She went from being a sometime musician to creating music full time when Kevin Morby asked her to open for him on an American tour. That life changing moment became the…

Album | Seeker Lover Keeper – Wild Seeds

“Let’s start a band.” With those words Seeker Lover Keeper was formed at a bar in Newtown, Australia nine years ago. Wild Seeds, their second album, finds Sarah Blasko, Sally Seltmann, and Holly Throsby reuniting for the first time in…

Album | Lillimure – Self-titled

On Lillimure’s self-titled debut LP, up-tempo jazz-hop splits meet conscious lyricism and sheer vocal finesse. It’s a fine blend of influences spanning a multitude of subgenres, culminating into the dense filling that fulfills a folk-pop shell. Shifting into a palpable…