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The Healers Are Set To Heal Your Soul

When an artist is willing to be part of ‘the scene’ for a long time, they will inevitably make some amazing connections. Playing alone in your bedroom does not offer that. Getting out there and meeting other like-minded musicians not only opens up immeasurable collaboration opportunities but it also exposes you to other styles of […]

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Stylusboy shares six stories about ‘Back in the Day’

To write music takes talent. To do so prolifically to a high standard is something else. An artist who has continued to impress with such frequency and high calibre is Stylusboy (aka Steve Jones). Since his debut release in 2009 (Fingerprint EP), he has continued to mesmerise listeners with his style of heartfelt indie folk. […]

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Take a sip of Jack Nolan’s new album JINDABYNE

Everyone’s covid lockdown experience was different. Catastrophe can strike at any moment, and it struck in a way none of us could have imagined. Jack Nolan said the lockdown showed him there are no certainties. With this new sense of awareness, stemmed a new sense of urgency. Through those tumultuous covid years from Sydnie Australia, he worked […]

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Lights and Lines return with Album Writing Club 2023

Last year, indie record label Lights and Lines launched its first Album Writing Club competition. The challenge was to write an album or EP and submit it within a month. It attracted songwriters from all different countries, genres and various levels of experience. The calibre of music was impressive and saw the likes of Mikey […]

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Izzie Yardley shows she is no ‘Imposter’ with her debut EP

This year, Izzie Yardley released her single “All We Have”. It was a taster of what to expect in her debut EP, Imposter, an EP made possible thanks to the support from PRS Women in Music and Help Musicians. To help accomplish her goal, she brought in talented musicians Ethan Johns (drums) and Nick Pini […]

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Philip Jonathan moulds a poem into his new single ‘Headlights’

2021 saw the release of “Seafront”, the debut single by Philip Jonathan. The single showcased a songwriter whose captivating soundtrack was as impressive as his storytelling, his style of folk having a vast feel to it. His way with words and the music he creates has a cinematic atmosphere, just listen to the latter part […]

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Kev Minney releases the next chapter of his musical journey with his album ‘Take Comfort Here’

Throughout his many singles and albums, Kev Minney has defined himself as a sublime storyteller and guitar player. His albums Stories Of The Sky and Modern Stories showcased his honest songwriting with words that do not hold back. With outstanding songs such as “Dark Stars”, “Just Another Day”, “Good Friends”, and “Magic”, you could hear […]

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The Lost Trades take it to a new level with their new album ‘Petrichor’

It does not seem long since The Lost Trades presented their debut album, The Bird, The Book and The Barrel. It is a captivating release built around the collective vocals of Jamie R Hawkins, Phil Cooper, and Tamsin Quin. Together, they created many sublime moments as songs such as “Hope Cove”, “Kingdom Falls”, and “Distance […]