Folk & Singer-Songwriter

Former Hot Sprockets member Midnight Wayne goes all gooey Psych Folk on the dreamy ‘Someone Like You’

The former Hot Sprockets frontman is exploring new sounds on his solo material.

Maria Somerville’s debut LP revels in its quiet moments & removed distance

We shed some light on the often dark All My People.

Julia Jacklin’s Crushing is a truly considered exploration of heartbreak and reform

Andrea Cleary reviews the Australian singer-songwriter’s second album.

Premiere: Sam Wickens finds solace in the honesty of ‘Falling’

The Bangor native was mentored by Tony Visconti in 2017.

Arthur Valentine ponders on relationships and dynamics in debut single ‘Selfish’

Amid all of the local excitement regarding the ongoing story of the HAUSU collective, the…

Premiere: Molly Sterling pens a rebellious mantra on new track ‘Feeble’

The 20-year old plays her first sold out headline show in Whelans this March.

Aldous Harding details new album and Villagers support slot in Dublin

The New Zealand folk artist will support Villagers in the Iveagh Gardens on July 12th.

Maria Somerville basks in the heat of ‘Brighter Days’

The Connemara-hailing artist’s upcoming LP is due on March 1st.

Soak not feeling the love on new single ‘Valentine Shmalentine’

It’s the third single from the Derry artist’s forthcoming Grim Town LP.

Dermot Kennedy’s new song ‘Lost’ finds the Irish artist walking the pop stardom line

Though the Irishman sounds caught between two different musical worlds on his superb new single.

Rosie Carney’s debut album Bare announces an important new artist

After a rocky start to her career, Rosie Carney has finally arrived as a fully fledged new artist.

Dermot Kennedy pushes the envelope on new single ‘For Island Fires And Family’

There are shades of early Bon Iver in the Dubliner’s new track.

Filmmaker Myles O’Reilly showcases new Irish folk and trad in ‘Backwards to Go Forwards’

Following the success of bookers/promoters Islander Music’s Quiet Lights weekender in Cork last year, and…

Premiere: Maria Kelly guides us through our first listen of her Notes To Self EP

An open invitation to immerse yourself in a world of dreamy folk music.

Julia Jacklin announces new album & tour including Dublin & UK dates

‘Head Alone’, the second track from the Australian’s Crushing album is also here.

Slaney makes a case for self-preservation on debut single ‘Recharge My Soul’

Her debut single will see release this Friday.

Maria Somerville weaves the barren landscapes of Connemara into ‘Eyes Don’t Say It’

The new artist blends traditional Irish melodies with lo-fi synths.

Premiere: Sive finds solace in silence in ‘Quietly’

The Kildare native recently joined the Veta Records roster.

Lisa O’Neill remembers Dublin’s dockland workforce in ‘Rock The Machine’

The song is taken from her forthcoming album Heard A Long Gone Song.

Saint Sister’s debut album captures ethereal beauty, chemistry & harmony

The Shape Of Silence is a spellbinding debut.