Posts tagged with folk

Jess Morgan Urges Fans To Pledge

Norwich-based folk singer/songwriter Jess Morgan has turned to fans for support in a bid to get her second album released. Having already gained momentum with her kitchsy folk-pop and stellar support slots alongside Ellen & The Escapades and First Aid Kit, Jess Morgan is looking to raise money in order to allow her to independently […]

Introducing: Jess Morgan

Singer-songwriter Jess Morgan is our first introduction of 2012. Her debut album All Swell, released last year, presented us with her uniquely folky sound, drawing on both American and British influences, as well as her talent for telling stories. Jess Morgan is set to tour the UK in early 2012, including Young and Lost Club […]

Gutter Talk: Remember Remember

Glasgow ensemble Remember Remember are known for their contradictory hybrid of colourful and psychedelic sounds.  This month they make their anticipated return with The Quickening, so Gutter caught up with Graeme JD Ronald for a quick chat about the “difficult second album”, their forthcoming tour, and performing in playschool… How did recording the “difficult second […]

Beirut: The Rip Tide

To listen to Beirut’s first two albums was like taking a journey into an idealised Hollywood/Eastern European fable, where tales of summer soirees and escapes from the gulag were conveniently conveyed in English. The man behind the music, Zach Condon, fully supports this imagery in his live appearances, often seen donning tweed and playing with […]

The Dirty Beggars

Move over Kassidy – the new Scottish band making waves in the UK’s Americana, country and bluegrass scenes are quintet The Dirty Beggars. The Dirty Beggars specialise in down and dirty bluegrass that has been electrifying crowds all over the UK. A coveted slot at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival and two stints at the Celtic Connections […]

Fleet Foxes: Helplessness Blues

Ever since their near explosion out of Seattle in 2008, Fleet Foxes have been the epitome of calm and composure in everything they’ve done – a stark contrast to the musical background of the city that harboured them. Their live shows, characterised by pinpoint harmonies and an unassuming yet commanding stage presence, have ensured that […]

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