acoustic

Interview: Novo Amor

Cardiff acoustic ace Ali Lacey, aka Novo Amor, on the making of his debut LP Birthplace, and why he’s teaming up with environmental charities to limit the impact of his upcoming tour…

Interview: Cult Party

Cult Party are a Manchester outfit melding soaring acoustics and pastoral folk into a stark musical template. Ahead of the release of their ace sophomore LP, we get the skinny...

Playlist: Underneath the Stars Festival

When Mercury Prize-nominated folk artist Kate Rusby isn't writing and performing her own stuff, she's co-curating the ace Underneath the Stars Festival. Here, she shares her line-up faves for 2018...

Premiere: Vive La Rose – Rio Grande

David Luximon-Herbert is Vive La Rose, a gifted troubadour who’s been serenading the airwaves since 2014. Don't miss the vid to his brand new track - it's an acoustic beauty...

Playlist: The Hanging Stars

Cosmic country troubadours The Hanging Stars are back with their dazzling second album. To celebrate, lynchpin Richard Olsen reveals the songs that fuelled it...

Interview: Stick in the Wheel

‘The thing is, I hate most folk music': Stick in the Wheel's Nicola Kearney on exhuming the genre from the vestiges of 'middle class collectors' and the making of their brand new LP...

Featured artist: PicaPica

Brand new Rough Trade signing PicaPica is the brainchild of lucid singer-songwriters Samantha Whates and Josienne Clarke, whose Appalachian-tinged acoustics are spiked with radiating harmonies.