Eileen Gogan And The Instructions: ‘Under Moving Skies’ Calls To Mind Other Irish Artists But That’s Not A Bad Thing

When you hear the lyrics of ‘More Time’, the first track on Eileen Gogan And The Instructions new album, ‘Under Moving Skies’, you know it’s by an Irish artist. Sure, you might argue, Eileen Gogan’s very name is a bit of a give away, but I think it goes further than that. There’s a certain melancholy to Irish music; you’ll hear it in The Cranberries, The Corrs, U2 – even more recent Irish artists such as Inhaler, Jedward, Columbia Mills, and Robert O’Connor have it. Kodaline has it. And Eileen Gogan has it in spades.

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‘Faith Over Family’: The Pride Month Anthem From Elton John’s Protégé

James Billett, the man who was, for a while, known as Elton John’s protégé, has just released his new single – ‘Faith Over Family’.

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Jordan Rome Releases Country Punk 7″ – With A Celtic Twist

Jordan Rome, from Hays, Kansas, grew up without any idea of a social or music scene, and consequently when it came to making music, he didn’t know he should “choose” between different styles. This isn’t of course, a bad thing, as it’s meant that he was able to pick and choose his sounds from a wide variety of genres, the result making his music a fluid combination of country and western, punk, and folk.

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Rachael Sage Transforms Painful Experiences Into Beauty And Gratitude With Latest Release ‘Blue Sky Days’, From Upcoming Album ‘Character.

Rachael Sage, the artist who consistently uses her creativity to transform painful experiences into works of art, has done it again.

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Indie Singer Peco is Set to Release his Brand New Single This Month!

Irish indie-folk singer Peco is set to drop his first single ‘Some Folk’ of 2020 on the 20th March.

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Indie Folk Songwriter Amie K Releases Latest Single ‘Bliss’

Liverpool-based singer/songwriter Amie K has teamed up with frequent collaborator, producer Guy Britton, for her most recent single, ‘Bliss’. Released on January 24, the pop-infused track is an exciting showcase for the singer’s considerable talents.

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Mount Hudson – ‘Lakeside Water’

Indie music project Mount Hudson takes the acoustic traditions of American folk and imbues it with modern pop sensibilities. The brainchild of Brooklyn New York artist Dave Yim, who plays acoustic guitar and provides vocals, ‘Lakeside Water’ sees him joined by a cast of seeming thousands, including Marcus Bagala (mandolin, electric guitar), Rob Heath (drums), Andrew Miramonti (organ), and Claire Wellin on violin.

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Ruark – ‘When You Coming Home’

South Arkansas natives Ruark Inman and his band bring with their music a taste of their home state, with a primarily folk rock feel but flashes of just about every other genre as well. Latest single, ‘When You Coming Home’, is the title track of their debut album, set for release on 31 January, through Bird Drop.

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ASTRALINGUA RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘SAFE PASSAGE’

Quite fitting to their name, the Denver-based duo Astralingua makes music that exists somewhere in liminal space.

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Miami’s Stokoff Injects Fiery South American Passion Into Modern Country Song ‘Embrujo’

Stokoff’s writing and singing are filled with a contagious emotion; carving for himself a unique niche in the country music genre. Singing in Spanish, he makes it seem as though it was designed for American Country, just like the lovers in his single, ‘Embrujo’.

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Taylor Hollingsworth Goes Old-School With Double Cassette Release Of Syd Barrett Cover ‘Love You’ Plus ‘Champagne And Reefer’

Birmingham Alabama’s Taylor Hollingsworth is nothing if not retro. Not only has he covered Syd Barrett’s ‘Love You’, and Muddy Waters’ ‘Champagne And Reefer’, but he’s also released them on a double sided cassingle, entitled ‘Lo Fi & Lo Fried’, via Cornelius Chapel Records. Old school!

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Mother Yeti – ‘My Best Please’

Mother Yeti are as elusive as the Himalayan Cryptid for whom they are named. First spotted in the Pacific Northwest circa 2012, their numbers have varied between two to as many as five members over the years. Their latest single, ‘My Best Please’, has a sound as hard to pin down as the band themselves, and ranges between punk, psych rock, and RnB. One thing we know for sure however – we love it.

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BAD MEN RISING – Protest Singer and Occupy Activist Tom Moriarty On Britain, Brexit and The Battle Against Injustice

Neither Boris Johnson nor Jeremy Corbyn can save Britain from the divisive mess of Brexit – that’s the view of up and coming protest…

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Lucy And The Night Sky Releases Second Album ‘Light Needs the Dark’

They say never judge a book by its cover, and likewise never judge a band by its name, but when you hear a name like ‘Lucy And The Night Sky’, the curiosity is piqued, and you get more than a suspicion that this is going to be a band who produces interesting music.

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Fateful Mistake Takes Americana Singer-Songwriter Dominic Rowley on Journey with Legendary Producer

Singer-songwriter Dominic Rowley releases brand new single ‘Song for You’ produced by Mike Cave.

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Holy Moly & The Crackers – ‘Take A Bite’

Released on 5 April this year through Pink Lane Records, ‘Take A Bite’, by Holy Moly & The Crackers is a fast paced romp with a female vocalist whose seductively rich tones could give Imelda May a run for her money.

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Lauren Crosby – ‘You Don’t Need A Rose’

Taken from her upcoming sophomore album, ‘I Said Take Me To The Water’, which is set for release on May 31, Lauren Crosby’s ‘You Don’t Need A Rose’ is a refreshing blend of blues and folk, with some pop and singer-songwriter sensibilities. Think Loretta Lynn crossed with Taylor Swift, with a dash of Muddy Waters.

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Sami Chohfi Releases Folkie New Single ‘It’s Just Me’ Away From Blue Helix

If you’ve heard the name Sami Chohfi, it’s probably been in association with his band, Blue Helix, known in the Pacific Northwest for their melodic hard rock songs, such as ‘Anti-Social Butterfly’. But ‘It’s Just Me’, the debut solo single from Chohfi, is anything but hard rock – it’s just Sami, his acoustic guitar, and quiet, reflective vocals.

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W.C. Beck – ‘The Long Way Home’

Brooklyn-based folk singer and multi-instrumentalist W.C. Beck is set to release his new album, ‘First Flight’, on June 7. It follows on from his previous albums, ‘Sapling’, ‘Kansawyer’, and ‘Quivira’, which he released while living in Portland, Oregon.

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Gold Light & Snakemusk – ‘One Thing After Another’

‘Shadows In The Shallows’ by Gold Light & Snakemusk is out on May 10 through Bailey Park Records.

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