Album Review: Mount Song – Mount Song

Mount Song is the new and exciting venture from the multi-talented band lead by Swedish singer-songwriter Jacob Johansson. You may very well know him as the man behind the immensely critically acclaimed album born from his previous musical project, Det Stora Monstret which was promptly crowned the Swedish album of the year upon its release back in 2014.

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Martha Tilston announces New Album/Video & UK Tour

Enchanting songstress Martha Tilston has announced details of her new album NOMAD released via Squiggly Records on May 12th. Martha’s seventh album to date, NOMAD will be preceded by the double A-side single ‘Nomad Blood’/‘Little Arrow’ with UK live dates to follow throughout late April, May and June with a headline date at London’s King’s Place on May 18th.

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Introducing: William Curry

William Curry has been steadily making a name for himself on the folk circuit over the last few years, either as a wandering solo artist or as part of a larger band. His recent relocation from his home in Cornwall to the Berkshire area has brought him into the spotlight of dozens of new venues and brought him new faces to impress with his music.

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Introducing: Otis Gibbs

Otis Gibbs has his talented hands spread wide and can easily be classified as a singer, songwriter, storyteller, painter and photographer. He runs a regular podcast called Thanks for Giving a Damn as well as hosting the widely popular Country Built on Pandora which finds its way to more than two million subscribers across the globe. He has been described in the past as “the best unknown songwriter in music today” but he remains fairly adamant that he is simply a folk singer.

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Introducing: Midnight Moon Theater

We first discovered Midnight Moon Theater (yes, in this instance it is spelled correctly) many moons ago in the hot summer heat of a Battle of the Bands in a strange underground arts and music venue called Super Deluxe. Existing underneath the hustle and bustle of the trendy Roppongi streets in Japan, Super Deluxe hosts some the trendiest and most obscure acts in the land and that Battle of the Bands was no exception.

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EP Review: Harry Pane – The Wild Winds

Harry Pane is a talented young singer-songwriter hailing from Northamptonshire who is still a relative newcomer to the music industry but in the last couple of years he has been making greater and greater waves. He recently released his second EP The Wild Winds and it’s an incredible sign of great things to come.

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Live Review: Frigg – Haymarket, Basingstoke

I don’t imagine that there are going to be a huge wealth of people in this world who can say that they have been to a gig where a man shredded a mandolin so vehemently in a high pitched solo that his strings gave up the ghost. They are probably equally as unlikely to have experienced a human version of Newton’s Cradle comprised entirely of fiddle players. Thanks to Frigg I am one of the people who can proudly say that they have.

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Introducing: Days Are Done

Days are Done just might be one of Britain’s best kept secrets. They are the quiet kind of band who can be found hidden away in coffee shops and trendy bars where their dedicated and adoring audience have the chance to listen to them in peace. Days are Done are a band that are truly deserving of your undivided attention and after just one song you’ll come to appreciate this; you’ll turn the music up and shut the whole world out just to hear them sing.

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