Tag: folk

ALBUM: Davey Hal – ‘Materials Logic’

Southend-based songwriter Davey Hal has released his debut album Materials Logic; and it’s an experimental, unusual, but beautiful first offering. Not many records can fuse Jazz, Folk, and alternative concepts together effectively; but on Materials Logic Davey seems to have found a…

LIVE: Matt Corby – Village Underground, London 08.08.16

Ever look at your favourite musician in complete awe and just wonder WHERE that voice comes from? Enter extremely modest Australian singer-songwriter Matt Corby: a man of few words in-between songs in a very, very warm Village Underground in Shoreditch. But an absolute…

ALBUM: Lou Rhodes ‘theyesandeye’

Rating: Lou Rhodes‘ amused, gimlet eyes are the giveaway. She’s on to something, they impute, lifting up and away from the promotional photography, fixing you with a keenness to tell that she is no ordinary chanteuse in pursuit of her fifteen…

WATCH: Maria Kelly – ‘Black & Blue’

Irish singer-songwriter Maria Kelly has spent many years perfecting her delicate folk sound. Having been writing music since the age of ten, Kelly has now been receiving acclaim after playing gigs with the likes of Wyvern Lingo and Gigslutz favourites,…

ALBUM: Kaleo ‘A/B’

Rating: Icelandic band Kaleo have returned after their debut, self titled album with A/B. Resembling bands such as The Black Keys due to their vocals and instrumental work shows the heavy potential that this band hold for their future. First…

LISTEN: Mairearad Green – ‘The Island’

Scottish folk musician and singer-songwriter Mairearad Green has played in various bands and toured with the likes of Karine Polwart, as well as performing at Cambridge Folk Festival and Celtic Connections Festival. Having been introduced to folk music at a young…

LIVE: The Lumineers – Manchester Albert Hall 19.04.16

Headlining the stage at Manchester’s Albert Hall, successful Colorado band The Lumineers charged the old Methodist Central Hall with their energised yet earthy performance. ‘Ophelia’ amongst their many other hits was played for their extremely diverse audience, all of whom were passionately…