New in Folk Country & Singer Songwriter

Curated by Indie30 on Spotify, this new music playlist features 30 independently made tracks from the worlds of folk, country and the singer-songwriter. All tracks featured in this playlist can be accessed in its 2021 companion here.

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 […]

Three Tracks From Chapter Music’s Fascinating Midnight Meditations Compilation

Long standing Melbourne label Chapter Music has put out Midnight Meditations, an ambient and downbeat collection of previously unreleased tracks from Australian artists that spans almost four decades. Appropriately self described by the label as ‘designed to help listeners through the long dark nights of the soul.’ It’s an assortment of the dazzling, downy, durable […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 we’ve finally completed the part exhilirating/part painstaking process to compile our Best of Lists for 2019. […]

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 […]