Fingerstyle is a genre with a strong lineage. Originating in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, its birth arose from southern blues guitarists striving to imitate the popular rise of ragtime piano music. Fast forward 100 years and its roots are now firmly implanted in modern culture, with the
The Mahogany-signed singer-songwriter has dissected the often gruelling notion of hindsight in 5 sizzlingly candid chapters, revealing his own battle against painful introspection. As our lives grapple and traverse across their own individual timelines, the capricious nature of our existence means we often find ourselves looking back on past experiences
Following a highly successful 2019, the Newcastle-born outfit have returned with a ferocious new offering that erupts with an electrifying fury. Driven by billowing drums and animated guitars, this new single dances flamboyantly in a continuous motion of intensity, pulsing with a decadent energy that constantly shifting its instrumental sequence.
Heralded as one of the UK’s brightest newcomers, the songstress is back with another delicious taste of candid storytelling in her wistfully playful new singles ‘Puddles’ and ‘Champagne Fizzles’. At a time where the feeling of nostalgia burns brighter than ever, Proto has romanticised the sentiment of youthful naivety, underlining
As we grow older our circumstances change faster than our friendship groups, haunted by the feeling of being left behind by your mistakes and missed opportunities. Indie four-piece Club Paradise have managed to savour the euphoria of past memories in their nostalgically-charged new offering ‘Growing Up’. Driven by billowing drums
London-based singer songwriter ALLY THORN has strolled elegantly into the picture with her engrossing new single Poison. Walking a tight rope between contemporary folk and alternative pop, the composition fluxes and pulsates in a show of compellingly arranged synths, reflecting the emotional inflection in the lyrics with a moody elegance.
After releasing his impressively dynamic EP IDONTLIKETHECOLD last year, the London-based singer-songwriter is back with an entirely different project; a stripped back compound of soothing vocals and mollifying guitars. ‘This’ serves as a perfect example of engineering simplicity, the condensed arrangement reflecting the fragility and vulnerability in the lyrics. As
Hailing from the vibrant streets of Manchester, Dom Major is an artist known for his comically melancholic ballads, reminiscent of an early, more satirical Lord Huron. Invigorating textures meet organically soulful tones in what is a delightfully sincere blend of alternative-folk and Americana. Through Major’s impassioned state of instability we’re
Inspired by spontaneous real life events, searingly honest lyricism meets gracefully ethereal harmonies in what is one of this years most captivating releases. Inside the mind of every artist is a plethora of influences, but some can fall into the trap of imitating to the point of replicating: JJ Draper
The Scottish-born singer-songwriter, now based in London, has come back into our sights with ‘Forgiving Light’, an uplifting and inspired new release from what is an understated new voice on the scene. This is her third single of 2020 after ‘Black Over Grey’ and ‘Tunnelvision’, with these tracks starting to