Tag Archives: Alternative Folk

SONG OF THE DAY Rainbrother – Black Chemicals

I first came across the soothing folk-rock sounds of Rainbrother in 2016 with the discovery of a Riverside, the opening track from their 2017 debut album, Tales From the Drought. Coming together with a group of musicians from the Copenhagen indie … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Kindling – Climb In

Returning from a place by the sea that stole my heart more than 26 years ago is never easy, I often think that it wouldn’t take much to persuade me to stay there forever, I’d never tire of the wilderness … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Quilt – Hissing My Plea

This is my first listen to Quilts new album ‘Plaza’ and I’m enjoying it so far… Releasing their third album just a few days ago the Boston four-piece have once again nailed the art of genre-merging.  Their diverse sound criss-crosses … Continue reading

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ANIMA! is a Cape Town – Californian alternative duo.  Forming in the US they were first picked up by music website HillyDilly.com before being featured on iTunes ‘New Music’ releases in the US. A kin to the definition, ANIMA! represents … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY James Rose – Suns Rays

It’s been a while since James Rose’s last release, but now the young Californian singer-songwriter returns with a forthcoming new EP and a brand new single which is due out August 1st via new Indie-rock label, Stranded South Records. With … Continue reading

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Al Berkowitz releases sophomore LP – free download available now

Driven by the determined desire to sit back and slow down today, I have found the perfect musical accompaniment to escort me through… Al Berkowitz are an Art-Rock ensemble led by the composer and producer Ignacio Simón, who were founded … Continue reading

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Dakota Blue – New single release “After Dark” (plus mini interview!)

There’s a whole lot of tenderness and feeling packed into the words and music of LA based singer/songwriter, Dakota Blue. Dakota Blue is a recent discovery for me, I was fortunate enough to came upon this emerging artist whilst browsing … Continue reading

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The Howling debut LP ‘Sacred Ground’ – Due out tomorrow

Someone commented the other day that there seems to be far too much Electronic music bandying about at the moment but I would have to disagree, or at least suggest that there can never be too much of something that … Continue reading

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April has been an interesting month for discoveries and now the latest playlist is out and ready for a listen! Feedback is always good so feel free to leave a comment! Read all about April’s songs and discover more on … Continue reading

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Kane Strang – Debut LP release/1st April (plus interview)

Kane Strang is a young singer/songwriter hailing from Dunedin, New Zealand.  This early-20-something year old has been exploring his creative side for a while now and has already achieved a great deal as a musician. Whilst living overseas in Germany … Continue reading

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