Black Country, New Road’s Charlie Wayne on ‘Ants from Up There’, New Sounds and New Beginnings
What’s next for the ever-changing Black Country, New Road? From a new album to potential musical adaptations, the future is bright.
Independent Play 07: Yibby with ‘Folk’
20-year-old hip hop hotshot Yibby has confidence, energy and enthusiasm in spades. Watch him do his thing performing ‘Folk’ live on the Independent Play stage. Thanks to Young Henrys.
VIDEO PREMIERE: Shining Bird are back from the wilderness with ‘Who Are We’
Shining Bird’s new epic ‘Who Are We’ is a 9 minute 14 second video equivalent of ASMR.
Martha Wainwright Offers Touching Tribute on Tune Up
Martha Wainwright joined Stuart Coupe in the studio for a chat about how folk and cover songs are intrinsically linked, and a live performance of “Talk To Me Of Mendocino”, written by her mother.
Aldous Harding interview: on being calm and in love
New Zealand folk artist Aldous Harding talks with Greta Balog about her forthcoming second album and shares an exclusive first listen to brand new track, “I’m So Sorry”.
Listen: Banff live on Arvos with Sweetie & Shag
Brisbane’s Banff, aka Ben Forbes, dropped by to tell us about his new EP, working with Big Scary’s Tom Iansek, and play a live acoustic version of ‘All Again’.
Independent Artist of the Week :: Lachlan X. Morris
Newcastle artist Lachlan X Morris’s gorgeous folk crafts a humble beauty from the shadows of adversity and sadness.
Independent Artist Of The Week :: Szymon
We’re going to hazard a guess that Szymon will inspire a big folk injection into the melodies of future electronic releases and will be a landmark as the beginning of a new genre.
Unsigned Artist Of The Week :: Playwrite
Playwrite are five folky instrument wielders hailing from Melbourne. With building and heavily layered songs, these guys know how to make acoustic instruments fill entirely any room they get played in.
Unsigned Artist Of The Week :: Magic Hands
Synth induced heartbeats, building melody and Lucy’s vocals; featuring ethereal trills but real human emotion- plus a cameo from the deep tones of Alex and a bass guitar. Meet Magic Hands.