Band of The Week – Zea and The Copper Children

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


Mammals – Move Slower

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.

Dinachi Onuzo

First Signs Of Love No 122. Dinachi Onuzo

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


EXCLUSIVE. Daughters of Davis – British Soul (First Play)

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

First Signs Of Love No. 107 Richard Maule. How You See Me

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


Artist Of The Week. Eliza Hull

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