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Track of the Day 22nd September 2014: Bellowhead - Let Her Run

Track of the Day 22nd September 2014: Bellowhead - Let Her Run @Bellowhead

‘Let Her Run / I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight’ is the new double A side single from Britain’s most successful ever traditional folk act, Bellowhead. 10 years old this year, Bellowhead released their new album ‘Revival’ on legendary label Island Records earlier this summer. Entering the charts at no.12, ‘Revival’ was the band’s highest album chart position to date.

‘Let Her Run’ is a…

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Track of the Day 21st September 2014: Gitta de Ridder - Mr Yesterday

Track of the Day 21st September 2014: Gitta de Ridder - Mr Yesterday @GittaDeRidder

Gitta de Ridderis an engaging singer-songwriter who has the ability to mesmerise and draw an audience into the magical world of her songs. A world full of feeling, warmth, kindness, honesty, joy and sadness. Her folk-pop songs with beautifully poetic but also conversational lyrics go straight to the heart and are performed on a bed of warm finger-picked guitar topped by a voice full of character…

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Track of the Day 20th September 2014: Moulettes - Constellations

Track of the Day 20th September 2014: Moulettes - Constellations @Moulettes1 @NavigatorRecs

Moulettes return with their third studio album, and their first for the Navigator Records, ‘Constellations’. Recorded in studios, churches, tunnels, workshops and bedrooms around Brighton and Lewes in the summer of 2013, the album features a host of guest performances from legends Arthur Brown (“God of Hellfire”) and Herbie Flowers (Lou Reed/David Bowie) and contemporaries Blaine Harrison(Mystery…

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Track of the Day 19th September 2014: Little May - Dust

Track of the Day 19th September 2014: Little May - Dust @Littlemaymusic

Hotly tipped Australian trio, Little May, have unveiled the official video for their forthcoming single ‘Dust’.

‘Dust’ is taken from the band’s self titled debut EP which is released in October 2014, and embodies what Little May are becoming so widely respected for – vulnerable and honest lyrics with an undercurrent of otherworldly darkness. Challenging the listener to hear past the otherwise…

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Track of the Day 18th September 2014: Hattie Briggs - Old Eyes

Track of the Day 18th September 2014: Hattie Briggs - Old Eyes @HattieBriggs @TopButton_Digi

‘Old Eyes’ is the first track to come from Hattie Briggs‘ upcoming debut ‘Red And Gold’ album which is due for release on the 22nd September. Hattie’s journey into the folk world has been somewhat unorthodox, starting in January with her decision to drop out of a Russian degree at Oxford University and return to her Gloucestershire home to focus on songwriting. Since then it’s been full steam…

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Track of the Day 17th September 2014: Hozier - Take Me To Church

Track of the Day 17th September 2014: Hozier - Take Me To Church @Hozier)

Hozier releases his new single ‘Take Me To Church’ this week. It precedes the release of his debut eponymous album on October 6th through Rubyworks/Island Records.

As far as calling cards go, Take Me To Church has already been a huge statement in the introductory stepping stones of this young Irish musician’s fledgling career.

Boasting an incredible nine million views on YouTube, Take Me To…

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Live Review: SC4M Festival, The Railway Inn, Winchester

Live Review: SC4M Festival @TravellingBand @HotFeetMusic @singingadams @sxscfestival @Dannythechamp @RobHeronTeaPad @Patrick_Duff

Judging by the murmurs and smiles from the audience members filtering down the stairs from The Attic room at The Railway Inn, Winchester, I’d missed a treat of a performance by Josh Savage. Excited for the day ahead at SC4M Festival, I got my wristband and made my way into The Barn to catch Hot Feet.

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Hot Feet: Photo by Paul Bevan

There was already a good-sized crowd and it was great to hear that…

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The Staves Announce UK Live Dates + New EP

The Staves Announce UK Live Dates + New EP @thestaves

THESTAVES_PRESS_SHOTThe Staves have announced a new EP – Blood I Bled – to be released on 28th October on Atlantic Records, the title track is our Track of the Day today!   The band have also announced a small run of intimate shows in October and will be performing brand new material from their upcoming as-yet-unnamed second album.

The Staves (Emily, Jessica, and Camilla Staveley-Taylor) released their debut album…

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