Fresh, innovative and uncompromising when it comes to music, Trixie Whitley is the new kid on the block. Acoustic caught up with the singer-songwriter in New York on the eve of her newly-born knockout Fourth Corner.
Nashville singer-songwriter Darrell Scott explains to Julian Piper how he moved from honky-tonks to touring with Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant.
The legend of the Gibson Kalamazoo. Paul Brett looks at some of Gibson’s most iconic acoustic offerings.
Steve Toon has been building classical guitars for over 25 years but he’s recently forayed into the art of building steel-string and jazz guitars. Since 2006, he has concentrated on luthiery as his full-time career, combining the best musicality with pleasing aesthetics, constructed by hand from the highest quality materials available.
Tom Crouch has come a long way in the past two years. From a small following in his home town of Romsey near Southampton, the affable 19-year-old has become an internet star, with thousands of hits on his YouTube videos and SoundCloud posts from fans in 26 countries. Covering artists from Coldplay to DJ Fresh, his own material is also blossoming, as is his session work. Recently chosen by UK chart-topper Gabrielle Aplin to play guitar in her live band, 2013 could be Tom Crouch’s year…
Jay ‘Ketch’ Secor and his renegades have been storming the old-time, bluegrass, string band genre for over 15 years but their latest release, Carry Me Back, is a definitive statement from the whip-smart Old Crow Medicine Show.
Kris Kristofferson isn’t a man of regret, just one of contentment and joy. Having released Feeling Mortal, it’s no wonder he didn’t stay in Nashville simply writing other people’s hit records; he can have his own.
From the depths of a bedroom acoustic soloist to the melancholic beauty of a hotly-tipped trio for 2013. Meet Daughter, owners of a special brand of bone-chilling, ethereal folk.
Welcome to Glastonbury Green Fields. In the 60-acre network of small fields you’ll discover a vision of possibilities for the future, personal and planetary, powered by the sun, the wind, and pure imagination! The Green Fields, which occupy the highest…
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Dublin-based alt folk country outfit, Little Green Cars, have a sound laden with dusty percussion and enchanting vocal harmonies but as we chat to guitarist, Adam O’Regan, we find out how these future hit-makers have wooed American crowds into submission and how they are about to do the same to the UK.