Former RCM artist of the week Dan Bettridge returns with his classy, timeless new single Third Eye Blind. It’s one of our favourites of the year so far. The track features Dan Bettridge on vocals and electric guitar, Stephen Black (Sweet Baboo) on alto and tenor saxophone, Charlie Francis (produced REM, Kill it Kid, The
A band called Little Donkey and an EP called ‘Real Woman,’ our mind raced to a sweet female soul pop album from the mid-nineties, we’ve never been so glad to be wrong. By track two ‘Erupt’ we’re comparing singer Mat’s deep, gruff vocals to a young Eddie Vedder. Make no mistake this Little Donkey kicks ass.
‘Rag Doll’ by Gayle Skidmore immediately entrances you with a soft and emotive voice poetically singing about being a ‘rag doll, sewn by a blind man’ which conjures up the image that we are made with natural imperfections by a blind creator. The opening line says “I broke you butterfly. Crumpled up your wings and
American four-piece Zea and The Copper Children are keen to have their folk stories heard. Thanks to his artistic family, frontman Zea Stallings discovered his love of music at an early age. Then later, in his hometown of Denver, Stallings met Joel Ashmore, an award-winning multi-instrumentalist who would soon become his band mate. Together with
Former FSOL featured artist Mammals‘ gorgeous single ‘Move Slower’ builds upon a foundation of folk and indie rock layered with electronic production to create a unique synthesis of sounds. Mammals‘ gorgeous vocal work is enhanced by the song’s sparse arrangements as it glides along like raindrops down a window pane, smoothly unpredictable.
One of the joys of writing this feature is discovering a voice that stops you in your tracks, and that’s exactly what happened when we first listened to Dinachi Onuzo. Dinachi Onuzo is a Nigerian singer/songwriter who’s been singing for almost as long as she can remember. A few years ago she picked up the
Ali Ingle is a 24 yr old musician from Liverpool. who describes himself as a musician making music for a generation of dreamers… And we’re sold! ‘A Life Unlike Yours’ is his second official EP release following ‘The Man & The Monster’ This four track EP starts with the title track, a golden slice of glorious
Each week our very own Nick Kavanagh delves into Amazing Radio’s ‘Amazing Tunes’ vault to find and profile one new track or artist. Josh Record is a singer songwriter based in Brixton and this is the title track of his début EP ‘Bones’ which was released in April. He is already building up a strong following and getting
Having just released his third album, Bedfordshire based singer-songwriter Terry Emm is very modest about his success. Exclaiming that without luck, and the help of mentor Michael Clarke, the album may never have happened. After the release of his second record, Emm overcame a rather dark period in his life. Using the past as inspiration, he
Daughters of Davis are back, they have a new album ‘British Soul’ which is set for release on 1st September, and today we can bring you an exclusive first play of the album’s title track. It’s got everything we’ve come to expect from the sisters with big, big vocals and an effortlessly catchy melody. Fresh
Richard Maule is a folk artist from London who cites influences including Damien Rice and Mumford And Sons. Next Wednesday (11th June) see’s him launch his new EP ‘Thank You’ at The Half Moon in Putney with support from Gareth Evans and Evanjack – we naturally urge you to head South of the river to show your
Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Eliza Hull creates what she describes as Ethereal, dreamy and heart-felt music. Eliza grew up in regional Victorian town of Albury, a place surrounded by big, flat and dry farmland. This childhood landscape seems to permeate into her music, and it is this sparseness where Eliza’s music shines. 2012 saw the