Entering the Bear’s Den you’ll find a sense of warmth, love and great music shared between three close friends. Speaking to lead singer Andrew Davie while the London trio are on tour, Huw Hopkins discovers why the band’s lack of outside-awareness makes them such a success.
Based in the hotbed of international music that is Minnesota, it’s no surprise if you haven’t heard of Chastity Brown yet – but that’s the way she likes it. The soulful-voiced, roots-inflected singer-songwriter has developed her career organically, and her album Back Road Highways has just been released this year. Acoustic caught up with chastity prior to her UK tour…
Acoustic met London’s very own BJ Cole, one of the world’s preeminent pedal steel players, to talk about how to master one of the most difficult and ambitious instruments in the world.
Andy Hughes talks to the Italian fingerstyle virtuoso in Montreal ahead of a gig with Martin Taylor about designing a signature guitar, percussive techniques, and a new project with Paul Gilbert and Sharon Isbin.
James Morrison is one of the UK’s most widely recognised singer-songwriters with multi-platinum selling albums charting in numerous countries, awards galore, and sales figures in excess of five million. There has been one thing missing from James’ arsenal, though – a signature acoustic guitar. Until now, that is…
With Newton Faulkner’s Studio Zoo recorded for all the world to see in just five weeks, he decided to take his time and indulge in the recording of Human Love…
Sometime Screaming Tree and Queen Of The Stone Age Mark Lanegan discusses reunions, nostalgia and his new, acoustic-heavy covers album with Joel McIver
Singer-songwriter and Nick Benjamin advocate Ryan Keen has been slowly building his fanbase over the past couple of years through relentless touring, self-funding EPs and, recently, with an innovative approach to promoting his debut album Room For Light. Andy Hughes caught up with the Totnes-born, London-based songwriter just before he kicked of his UK tour.
Sheryl Crow gets her Nashville country initiation with her ninth studio album Feels Like Home
Nick Mulvey has not only made a name for himself as an ex-member of the Mercury-nominated band Portico Quartet but also as the hottest new act, supporting the likes of Laura Marling, Jamie Cullum, and Lianne La Havas. His EP Fever to the Form proved that he is quickly coming into his own, so Acoustic’s Sarah Joy sat down to talk debut solo tours and his much anticipated first album.