April 24, 2014 at 09:11 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, matthew and the atlas
Image Courtesy of Matthew and the Atlas
Have you heard the new Matthew and the Atlas album Other Rivers yet? If not you should – it’s very very good. The latest single from the album, “Nowhere Now”, now has a brand new video which features (unusually for a folk musician) someone, or something, watching through the woods. Check it out below:
April 23, 2014 at 16:12 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, the bearded gypsy band
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It’s been a while since we’ve heard from The Bearded Gypsy Band but they just released a brand new video and it’s fantastic. The video is for the track “Marco Polo” and was filmed by the MAPS Film School in Adelaide – check it out below and let us know what you think:
April 22, 2014 at 11:19 (News, Video News)
Tags: dawn landes, folk music
Image Courtesy of Dawn Landes
American folk icon Dawn Landes has just released the brand new video for her single “Home”. Taken from her new album Bluebird, the video for “Home” was directed by Thomas Aufort and features French actress Diane Rouxel.
Watch “Home” below:
April 17, 2014 at 11:08 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, John Butler Trio
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The John Butler Trio have just released their brand new video “Livin’ In The City”. Taken from their new album Flesh & Blood, the video incorporates footage from the acclaimed hip-hop, street art, and urban lifestyle 1983 documentary Style Wars.
Check out “Livin’ In The City” below:
The John Butler Trio also recently recorded a version of the Pharrell Williams track “Happy” for triple J’s Like a Version segment recently which is definitely worth posting here as well:
April 17, 2014 at 10:10 (News, Video News)
Tags: alt country, folk music, Wagons
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To get a taster of the direction the new Wagons album Acid Rain and Sugar Cane a good place to start is the brand new video “Why Do You Always Cry”. With the song channeling Nick Cave, the video was shot and edited by Wagons frontman Henry Wagons himself.
Acid Rain and Sugar Cane is due on the 16th May. Watch “Why Do You Always Cry” below:
April 17, 2014 at 09:22 (News, Video News)
Tags: eels, folk music
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The new Eels album The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, due for release in Australia this Friday, is being billed as one of their most emotionally raw to date. The first single from the album is “Mistakes of My Youth” which comes with a pretty awesome, nostalgia driven video. Check it out below:
April 15, 2014 at 10:35 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, yuko nishiyama
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Japanese-Australian singer-songwriter Yuko Nishiyama has just released her debut video “Heart Of Daisies”. Shot in regional Australia, the video for “Heart of Daisies” perfectly compliments this stunning track. We have a feeling Yuko Nishiyama will be a name to watch this year.
Check out the video below – and keep an eye out for another Timber and Steel favourite making a cameo in the clip:
April 15, 2014 at 09:22 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, Passenger
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This morning Passenger revealed the video to “Heart’s on Fire”, a song that has captured many an audience in recent years. The video was shot “in a forest somewhere in Australia with a bunch of mates”, or more specifically the Macquarie Pass National Park, and was directed by Jarrad Seng. “Heart’s On Fire” is taken from Passenger’s upcoming album Whispers which is due for release on the 6th June.
Watch “Heart’s On Fire” below:
April 14, 2014 at 16:02 (Album News, News, Video News)
Tags: david gray, folk music
Image Courtesy of David Gray
I was living in the UK when David Gray first broke through. At the time he was touted, like many artists, as the next Coldplay but the English singer-songwriter has definitely carved a name out for himself in the years since.
Gray has announced plans to release his brand new album Mutineers on the 27th June this year. The first track from Mutineers is the stunning “Gulls” which you can check out the video of below:
April 14, 2014 at 12:29 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, josh rennie-hynes, shane nicholson
Image Courtesy of Josh Rennie-Hynes
Josh Rennie-Hynes is an Americana influenced singer-songwriter from Brisbane. He’s recently spent some time recording his debut album with Timber and Steel favourite Shane Nicholson. The album itself is due out this June but Rennie-Hynes has already released a video for the track “Erin” – check it out below:
Josh Rennie-Hynes will be officially launching the single at The Dowse Bar in Brisbane on Thursday 17th April – for more information check out the official Facebook event here.