May 5, 2015 at 16:25 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, kaurna cronin, singer songwriter
Image Courtesy of Kaurna Cronin
Award winning Adelaide singer-songwriter Kaurna Cronin last week released his brand new single and video “Inside Your Town Is Inside Your Head”. The track is taken from his upcoming album Glass Fool which is due later this year. Check out the video below:
To celebrate the release of “Inside Your Town Is Inside Your Head” Kaurna Cronin is currently on tour. His remaining dates are below:
Friday 8th May – Hibernian House, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 9th May – The Gaelic Club, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 16th May – Nexus Arts, Adelaide, SA
May 4, 2015 at 12:03 (News, Video News)
Tags: bluegrass, folk music, josh abrahams, the pigs
Image Courtesy of The Pigs
Last week bluegrass band The Pigs released the video for their latest Australian cover, the Josh Abrahams track “Addicted To Bass”. And as an extra special treat the cover features a cameo from Abrahams himself – on the bottles.
“Addicted To Bass” is taken from The Pigs’ latest album The Pigs’ Home Brew: 13 Aussie Classics. Check out the video below:
The Pigs are in the throws of a national tour – check out the remaining dates here:
Friday 15th May – Street Theatre, Acton, ACT
Saturday 16th May – Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona, NSW
Friday 22nd May – The Basement, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 23rd May – Katoomba RSL, Katoomba, NSW
Friday 29th May – The Spirit, Traralgon, VIC
Saturday 30th May – The Flying Saucer Club, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 12th June – The Spotted Cow, Toowoomba, QLD
Saturday 13th June – Norths Leagues Club, Kallangur, QLD
Friday 19th June – Sol Bar, Maroochydore, QLD
Saturday 20th June – Broadbeach Country Music Festival, Varsity Lakes, QLD
April 28, 2015 at 11:26 (News, Video News)
Tags: bon iver, folk music, justin vernon
Image Courtesy of Bon Iver
It’s been almost four years since we had a new Bon Iver album so any new music from frontman Justin Vernon is a big deal. Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner recently teamed up to curate the Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival in the US and to celebrate he has released a cover of Spoon’s “Inside Out”.
Check it out below:
April 28, 2015 at 09:37 (News, Video News)
Tags: calexico, folk music, jose gonzalez, nu folk
Image Courtesy of Calexico
The new Calexico album, Edge of the Sun, came out in the middle of April and its latest single “Falling From The Sky” now has a brand new video. The video features a cameo from Swedish singer-songwriter José González and was directed by frequent González collaborator Mikel Cee Karlsson.
Check it out below:
April 23, 2015 at 12:52 (News, Video News)
Tags: dan parsons, folk music, singer songwriter, steve grady
Image Courtesy of Dan Parsons
The brand new Dan Parsons track, “I’ll Live and I’ll Die”, now has a brand new clip. The video is a pretty simple concept – Parsons singing straight to a handheld camera in black and white – but we reckon it suits the song perfectly.
Check it out here:
Dan Parsons is heading out on tour with Steve Grady this May – the full list of dates are below:
Saturday 2nd May – The Milk Factory, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 3rd May – The Pacific Hotel, Yamba, NSW
Wednesday 6th May – The Rails, Byron Bay, NSW
Thursday 7th May – The Junkyard, Maitland, NSW
Friday 8th May – Live N Lounging, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 9th May – The Front Gallery, Canberra, ACT
Thursday 14th May – The Republic Bar, Hobart, TAS
Friday 15th May – Royal Oak Hotel, Launceston, TAS
Thursday 21st May – The Workers Club, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 22nd May – Babushka Bar, Ballarat, VIC
April 22, 2015 at 14:45 (News, Single News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, mumford and sons, rock, young henrys
Image Courtesy of Mumford & Sons
As the final taste of their rock-leaning new album Wilder Mind before its release on the 1st May, Mumford & Sons have released a live video of the track “Snake Eyes”. The track is probably their most “recognisable” to date with the classic Mumford & Sons slow build, albeit with electric instruments rather than acoustic.
Check out “Snake Eyes” below:
As with their previous album Babel, Mumford & Sons will be launching Wilder Mind in Australia with a Sydney based pop-up bar. The bar will be part of the Newtown Hotel in Newtown every night from the 27th April to 10th May. The bar will feature live music, DJs, local artists, dedicated cocktails, whiskey tasting, 3D album artwork, album listening sessions and, probably best of all, a limited edition Wilder Mind Ale from the folks at Young Henrys.
Sounds like our kind of watering hole!
April 22, 2015 at 10:20 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, indie folk, olivers army
Image Courtesy of Oliver’s Army
South Australian five-piece Oliver’s Army have just released their new video “Liquor Store” and both the track and the clip are stunning. The clip is directed by Sean Kirkpatrick with the track taken from Oliver’s Army 2014 album Nothing Ever Really Stays The Same – check it out below:
April 21, 2015 at 14:58 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, Passenger, singer songwriter
Image Courtesy of Passenger
The new Passenger album Whispers II got its worldwide release yesterday and to celebrate the English singer-songwriter released an epic 25 minute short film.
“The video below is in my opinion some of my friend Bryan Dos Reis’s best work (and that is saying something!),” Passenger explained in his Youtube notes. “It’s a short film which includes the four videos that we have already released plus the fifth and final one and links them all together with more footage from my european tour and some music from some of my fellow busking buddies that we met along the way. I’m so lucky to have worked with Bryan on this and I really hope you enjoy it.”
All proceeds from the album are going to UNICEF. Check out the Whispers II short film below:
April 21, 2015 at 13:21 (News, Video News)
Tags: folk music, sam amidon, trad
Image Courtesy of Sam Amidon
American folk-singer Sam Amidon has just released his stunning new video “Blue Mountains”. The track is taken from Amidon’s amazing new album Lily-O and is a fine example of the innovative traditional music that he’s creating right now.
Check out the video for “Blue Mountains” below:
April 21, 2015 at 10:45 (News, Video News)
Tags: daniel tomalaris, folk music, indie folk, maia jelavic, yetis
Image Courtesy of Yetis
I was saddened to read on Facebook today that Sydney-based harmonic five piece Yetis have decided to call it a day. The post, which accompanied a video of their track “Luckiest Guy Alive” explained that this Thursday at Brighton Up Bar will be their last:
Yetis have had a great run, we have loved every minute on and off stage. Being able to play music is a privilege that we have had so much fun with, hoping that it might bring you some joy.
We have decided to let this Thursday’s gig be the last Yetis show, with the plan to reassess our vibe and possibility of another project in the future.
Thanks for everything, we really do feel like the luckiest guiz xo
It’s a real shame – Yetis are just a stunning live band that really haven’t played enough (and this announcement is making me regret all those times I didn’t go and see them). They will be sorely missed.
If you want to catch their final show in Sydney this Thursday with Maia Jelavic and Daniel Tomalaris check out the official Facebook invite here. Watch the video for “Luckiest Guy Alive” below: