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New Music & Tracks of 2020 Series Playlists Continue As Normal
New Music & Tracks of 2020 Series Playlists Continue As Normal

While I might be taking a break from blogging and putting Indie30.com on hiatus as it gets a much needed upgrade ready for a return in 2021, the New Music Playlists & the accompanying Tracks of 2020 Series I curate...

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Readers Note – Indie30 on Hiatus & Returns Early 2021, New Music Playlists Continue
Readers Note – Indie30 on Hiatus & Returns Early 2021, New Music Playlists Continue

Regular and casual visitors to Indie30 may have noticed the current technical issues impairing functions and appearance of the site, especially since July. This is due to the need for a long overdue upgrade to the  functional elements ....

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UPDATE: New Folk Country & Singer-Songwriter – A Independent Music Playlist By Indie30 on Spotify
UPDATE: New Folk Country & Singer-Songwriter – A Independent Music Playlist By Indie30 on Spotify

There’s some superb music milling around the independent folk and country realm at present, especially the former. Our latest update to our New Folk, Country & Singer-Songwriter Playlist on Spotify is reflective of this and features some standout tracks...

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

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

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End of Year Lists – Best of 2019 Series Starts Today
End of Year Lists – Best of 2019 Series Starts Today

Yes, we know we’re now in the second month of 2020 and 2019 is fading fast… no… actually its gone…, but for what’s its worth out of the 6,000 or so tracks we featured across our seven playlists this...

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

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Tracks of 2019 Series: Folk, Country & Singer Songwriter – An End of Year Independent Music Playlist by Indie30 on Spotify
Tracks of 2019 Series: Folk, Country & Singer Songwriter – An End of Year Independent Music Playlist by Indie30 on Spotify

That’s a wrap for our New Folk Country Singer-Songwriter Playlist on Spotify so that also means its companion playlist our Tracks of 2019 Series: Folk Country Singer Songwriter edition can now take centre stage for the next six or...

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UPDATE: New Folk Country Singer Songwriter – An Independent Music Playlist By Indie30 on Spotify
UPDATE: New Folk Country Singer Songwriter – An Independent Music Playlist By Indie30 on Spotify

Our last Folk, Country & Singer Songwriter Playlist on Spotify features some fine new tracks to finish the year with. We start with the new single from Dunedin singer-songwriter Nadia Reid. The powerful ‘Best Thing’ is the first track...

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RECORD REVIEW: JASON JAMES (USA) – SEEMS LIKE TEARS AGO
RECORD REVIEW: JASON JAMES (USA) – SEEMS LIKE TEARS AGO

“I had people who were wanting me to get rid of the [pedal] steel, get rid of the fiddle. My feeling is, ‘Screw it, I’m just gonna do what I want to.’ It’s being honest to yourself. It’s a...

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