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The Lost Trades Let Their Voices Shine On ‘The Bird, The Book And The Barrel’

The Lost Trades are here with their debut album, The Bird, The Book and The Barrel. But, who is this West Country folk supergroup? They are the collective talents of Jamie R Hawkins, Phil Cooper and Tamsin Quin. Individually, they are impressive songwriters in their own right, creating outstanding tracks such as “Thank You, Friend” […]

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Jacko Hooper Shares His Tale ‘This Was The Earth’

What separates outstanding music from the rest for me, is how an artist connects with their work. When they sing, you hear and feel the personal connection in what they have created. A great example of this is talent is Jacko Hooper. Here is someone who writes with such honesty and shares his words in […]

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‘Walk The Land’ With Campfire Bob By Your Side

There is much more to music than just sounds and words. When an artist puts his heart and soul into his songwriting it is obvious. These artists have something to share with the world and hope their music will make this planet a better place. Our friend Campfire Bob is one such songwriter and human.  […]

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Leopold Medley Shows Us the ‘Picture On The Wall’

It is a proven fact that the best way to get great at something is to just keep doing it. This really stands out in music. Not just in practicing your instrument but in writing songs and experimenting with your own personal sound. We have seen many artists get slowly better and then hit that […]

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IBG CONTRIBUTOR JAMES WILSON’S TOP 5 RELEASES OF 2020

It’s easy to say that 2020 will be a year not easily forgotten. For many, music has been a massive help to get people through these challenging times. As much as it has been tough for musicians too, we would like to thank them for creating songs that have been a support throughout it all.  […]

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GABRIEL DOUGLAS SAYS IT’S ‘DARKER STILL’

Gabriel Douglas from the4onthefloor is set to release his newest solo album Darker Still on December 21, 2020. The album was created by Gabriel Douglas (vocals, guitar, keyboard) and Kai Brewster (synth, keyboard) at Silverback Sound.  Darker Still is different in comparison to the heavy bass, powerful vocals, and blues rock sound of the4onthefloor. In […]

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Finding the ‘Light’ at the End of the Tunnel

Lyra Star’s newest single, ‘Light’, is one of the most original songs of the year. A mix of pop, folk, and new-age, it is something special.

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Peter Unger’s “If I Were a Hero” Is A Shining Light

In the midst of a pandemic and a tumultuous political climate, the only thing we know for sure is that things are uncertain. Rev. Peter Unger’s new single “If I Were a Hero” speaks to this difficult moment and urges listeners to find the hero deep within themselves. Unger is a pastor, author, college instructor, […]