Listen: Thea Stapnes – ‘Follow The River’

I saw the take that Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe did on the Robin Hood story and you know, it wasn’t all that bad. But I didn’t think it would actually go on to inspire a song. Yet Norwegian Thea Stapnes was struck by one of the lines in the film: “rise and rise again…

Listen: Gordi – ‘Avant Gardener (Courtney Barnett Cover)’

Image: Lisa Businovski Last year, 22 year old Australian singer-songwriter Gordi, aka Sophie Payton, released one of our songs of the year in the form of ‘Can We Work It Out.’ A blistering indie pop song, its vocals, lyrics and emotionally arresting sound made it a stand out debut. That’s not quite what fellow Aussie…

News… Frokedal Shares New Track ‘The Sign’

2015 was a great year for Frokedal, the Norwegian singer-songwriter who’s been making icy folk with minimalist production. She’s still gearing up to release her new album Hold On Dreamer and her latest single ‘The Sign’ comes from it. It’s an unusual track in that it’s the only one from Hold On Dreamer to include…

News… Alexei Shishkin Shares Title Track From New Album ‘Yucca Street’

Last year Portland-based singer-songwriter Alexei Shishkin released (the dog tape), a collection of tunes that was filled with slacker vibes that helped to navigate the troubles that come with a dramatic change of location and lifestyle. Only nine months down the line he’s already gearing up to release a new LP, and it’s already promising…

News… Bryde Shares Debut Single ‘Wait’

As winter sets in more and more, the nights become longer and you start noticing the chill in the air, dark folk from the likes of London singer-songwriter Bryde is the perfect soundtrack. Her debt single ‘Wait’ is a haunting mix of  country-inspired electric guitars and moments of lyrical silence that straddle the line between…

News… Vox Shares Latest Track ‘Get Down’

Image: Shaira Luna Photography Minnesotan Sarah Winters – singer-songwriter, producer, mastermind behind Vox (pronounced ‘wokes’) – has already created five tracks of haunting pop with streamlined production that occasionally borders on the experimental. Using her voice more as an instrument than a method of delivery words, she’s living up to her name by bending what she…

News… Lyla Foy Shares New Track ‘Velvet’

It’s the 30th November, agonisingly close to December and the time for giving generously. London-based singer-songwriter Lyla Foy has already got into that Christmas spirit a little early by sharing with us her latest track ‘Velvet.’ Don’t worry though, this isn’t a cheesy Christmas tune, far from it. Instead, ‘Velvet’ is as soft as the…