Allegra Krieger’s Graphically Jarring ‘Forgot’

Today we share the harrowing discomfort of ‘Forgot’, the graphic and jarring new single from New York City based singer-songwriter Allegra Krieger. It’s a track that starkly lays bare the moment of painful realisation that all sense of self control and self regard has been surrendered to and subsumed by obsession, self loathing, manipulation, and […]

With Revolutionary Defiance Ayoni Delivers A Black Woman’s Truth

‘Unmoved’ is the most vulnerable I’ve ever been about my experience existing as a Black woman in this world. I recorded, produced, and mixed this in early June, just a couple weeks ago, at a time when the conversation about Black women’s erasure, exploitation, and disrespect in this world, in our industries, and in our […]

Kathleen Edwards Returns With New Album; Shares “Options Open”

“I’m an excellent barista”  Kathleen Edwards to The Toronto Star, November 2014. It’s fair to say that since delivering her powerfully wry debut album Failer in 2002 Canadian singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards built quite a reputation for marching to the beat of her own drum, embracing imperfection, defying expectation. Ten years on from that debut and […]

Update: New Folk Country & Singer-Songwriter – An Indie30 Playlist on Spotify

The current state of play in our New Folk Country Singer-Songwriter Playlist is the result of the addition of no less than 20 new tracks emanating from a number of stellar full length releases. Country highlights include the title track from Nashville singer-songwriter Lilly Hiatt‘s fourth album, the multi-faceted Walking Proof. Quality bluegrass in the […]

Patrick Doyle’s Final Album as Basic Plumbing Is Released

Yesterday marked the long overdue release of Keeping Up Appearances, the debut album by Basic Plumbing, the project belonging to the late Scottish singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and photographer Patrick Doyle who passed away in March 2018 at the age of 32. Originally recorded three years ago next month in Los Angeles where he spent his last […]

New Folk Country & Singer-Songwriter – A Playlist by Indie30 on Spotify

The quality keeps coming thick and fast in this third week of January, the week the music world kicks back into gear. Just added another seven quality tracks to our New Folk Country & Singer-Songwriter Playlist on Spotify over the past day or so. They come courtesy of (with related release details in brackets) Melbourne […]

Nadia Reid Shares Harrowing Yet Uplifting New Single ‘Get The Devil Out’

Dunedin singer-songwriter Nadia Reid continues to add to her place in the annals of folk music greatness with the release of the flawless second single, ‘Get The Devil Out’ from her forthcoming album Out of My Province. Characterised by the symbiotic relationship between Reid’s singularly immaculate voice and the pace and dynamic of her exquisitely […]