Glen Hansard announces new album via ANTI- ‘Between Two Shores’

Marking his third solo album, singer-songwriter Glen Hansard will release Between Two Shores on January 19, 2018 via Anti-. Following up 2015’s GRAMMY nominated Didn’t He Ramble, and his 2012 solo debut Rhythm and Repose, the ten-track collection was produced by Hansard himself for the first time.The culmination of more than six years of writing and recording, Between Two Shores came together in only a matter of weeks.

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Album Review: The Young’uns – Strangers

It’s been quite a ride so far for North Eastern trio The Young’uns. Twice BBC Radio Folk Award winners for Best Group, a feat quite remarkable for what is primarily an a capella act – and now four albums in, these guys have built a reputation on incredible vocal arrangements, solid storytelling and bags of character in their performances, and rightly sit at the top table in the genre at this current time. 

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Introducing: Magic Hour

Magic Hour is a term in photography which is used to describe the hour as the sun rises and the sun sets. The sun hits the horizon and emits a hazy light which makes the world appear golden and dreamlike. This is the time that photographers live and stay up late for. Magic Hour, acoustic singer and songwriter Ross King, gives this hour a musical definition and creates a soundtrack for the moment.

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Album Review: Big Sadie – Keep Me Waiting

The mere name Big Sadie is somewhat evocative of country music and the Chicago based acoustic duo that form the band deliver on this idea a hundred times over. Though seemingly fairly new to the country and folk scene the duo have produced their debut album Keep Me Waiting, a soothing but jaunty collection of songs that bring to life their sophisticated and tender take on American roots music.

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