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Interview with an Artist: Toni-Maree

They say singing is a learned skill, that the vocal chords can be and trained and tuned until pitch perfect. That may be so, but nothing captivates an audience more than someone whose voice speaks of a lifelong love affair with music. 589 more words


Album Review: I’m With Her - See You Around

Aoife O’Donovan, Sara Watkins and Sarah Jarosz first played together in a bathroom at a bluegrass festival a few years ago, and immediately realised the musical harmony they created was something special. 651 more words

Album Reviews

SONG OF THE DAY Lawrence Arabia - Solitary Guys

New Zealand’s James Milne, aka Lawrence Arabia has a captivating way with songwriting and, aided with just his voice and a guitar, produces the warmest of sounds. 182 more words


Alone in the Wilderness: Troubadourial Transmissions from after Sundown

Words by Paul Hillery

There seem to be a good many records in the vinyl ether being described as Loner, Downer or Outsider Folk. While I wouldn’t be as presumptuous to think I could define what those terms actually mean, I can say with some certainty that the tracks below may well fall into one (or both/neither) of those categories. 2,551 more words


Music for 2/20/18!!! Various Artists, Kate Teague, Haley Heynderyckx, Meggie Brown

@@@ Various Artists: We Out Here (Brownswood, 2017). I was reading a profile of the owner of the Brownswood label in the Guardian here and this compilation he put out is mentioned in the article.   535 more words


Songlines World Music News Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Live at Electric Brixton

Seun Kuti, eldest son of the late Nigerian legend Fela Kuti, will perform at Electric Brixton, London on March 2

Seun Kuti began performing at his father’s side at just nine years old. 110 more words