Gorgeously poetic writing and intimate deliveries allow the purity and uncertainty of the writing to really take hold.
Celebrating history and unity, bringing together a classic folk-rock set-up with Cash-style vocals and a poetic journey through a tale of origins.
Celebrating the power of collaboration and simultaneously exploring the struggle of addiction, Ghost Singers’ new single Remember Me brings about heartache and considerate calm as it softly pours through.
Rich Jacques breaks the tension of a tumultuous year beautifully with this poetic and organically gentle acoustic offering.
Fresh from the sun-soaked streets of Europe, an acoustic sound and style that tips its hat to the buskers and live raw energy of impromptu festivals – Renny Jackson’s River Roots is a pleasure to turn up loud right about now.
Beautifully crafted, gorgeously and passionately performed, offering precisely the sense of possibility and self-belief this new year needs.
Gorgeously resolving after each fiercely emotional build-up, with this sentiment that reaches across the individual story & into the lives of the audience – ‘some have it all, take your time we’re not here for long’.
Channelling the calmness & depth of folk, with subtly doubled vocals and a simple build-up from acoustic guitar through mildly electronic weight & warmth, Life and Light connects for its melodic embrace & rising sense of passion alike.
“You should cherish the time you have with those around you, be it your friends or family. Let them know you love them while you have the chance because life is unpredictable.
Driving with absolute strength of song-writing and a beautifully crisp, organic pop-rock set-up, Alex Su’s Open Call engages and uplifts in a gorgeously classic fashion.
Comparison is the lifeblood of most reviews, but apart from the nods to other artists and songs already mentioned above, Astoria sits quite comfortably in a an alt-country / rock / folk pocket all on its own. Leo Harmonay sounds very comfortable and accomplished in that skin and the breadth of his vision is impressive indeed.
I Imagined A Window is a bit of a rollercoaster. It feels organic and authentic and thrilling, with a dusting of electronics, and, best of all, autotune has been given the day off. Good shout. Where the paint has peeled, it’s only added character and gravity to the ride and I, for one, want to go round again. It’s blown the cobwebs away!