folk

Mama Kin

There are two Artists: 1. Mama Kin , Australia
There is something primal and infectious about soul delivered this way.” Nick O’Byrne, AIR Independent Reviews
Fresh from a rollicking run of summer headline dates and festivals, WA soulstress Mama Kin is pleased to announce the release of her second single, To My Table, a song that bristles with New Orleans swamp and a foot-stomping groove.

From the debut album...

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Slow Club

Slow Club are Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor from Sheffield, United Kingdom. They sing using quirky lyrics, a variety of percussion instruments and great vocal interplay. They are currently releasing singles on Moshi Moshi Records and have been on nationwide tours with bands such as Fionn Regan, Noisettes, Hot Club de Paris, Tilly and the Wall, Jamie T and Jeremy Warmsley. The pair have released a series of EPs: Because We're Dead, Me And You, Let's Fall Back in Love, Christmas TV and It Doesn't Have To Be Beautiful. Their debut album, Yeah So, was released on 7 July 2009.

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Seasick Steve

Steve Wold, more commonly known as Seasick Steve, is an American bluesman, although he rather would be called "a song and dance man." He plays guitars (mostly personalised), and sings. When asked about his nickname, Steve said: "because it's just true: I always get seasick." He is a 21st Century blues man, who reaches back to the old traditions but also has a punk sensibility, and a gravelly, soulful voice.

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Lisa Hannigan

Lisa Hannigan, born February 12th 1981 in Kilcloon, County Meath, Ireland, is a singer-songwriter originally known as the female vocalist from Damien Rice's best selling breakthrough albums O and 9. Lisa also appears on backing vocals on Mic Christopher's album Skylarkin, as well as the soundtrack to "Goldfish Memory". In 2005 Lisa and Damien co-wrote Unplayed Piano which was released to support the Free Aung San Suu Kyi 60th Birthday Campaign.

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The War on Drugs

With influences ranging from Dylan and CCR, to Suicide and Silver Apples, Adam Granduciel joins a distinct set of songwriters with his own brand of timeless musicianship. Ushering in a new golden era of polished, yet subcultural exploration, Adam's voice and music have that unmistakable singularity that comes along only so often. This is not the canon rehashed, rather it is realized with a spirit of invention. This earnest playfulness is at the forefront of the listening experience.

Foxtrot

There are four bands with this name:
1. Punk band based in Melbourne, Australia
2. Northwest grown band based out of Salem, Oregon.
3. Norwegian prog rock.
4. Boston-based electronic, rock band.

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David Dondero

David Dondero is a singer/songwriter whose music has been compared to such American folk music/troubadour greats as Woody Guthrie and Townes Van Zandt. He began in 1993 as a member of the band Sunbrain, and later played in This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb and The Flatwheelers. He is currently on the Team Love Records label and has toured with such acts as Bright Eyes, Tilly and the Wall, Spoon, and Willy Mason.

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Ben Wells

Ben Wells has been playing music all his life. He has been in multiple bands but has settled on a solo career.
His music has been described as bold, southing and some of the best music in Australia by leading studio's in Tasmania and the UK. And is one of the new up and coming artists in Tasmania looking to show the world his music.

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Kym Campbell

With a surfboard under one arm and a guitar under the other, Kym Campbell is making waves in Australian surf music culture and is about to break into the international community with her second release, Preview, produced by the renowned Michael Stangel. (Veronicas/Shannon Noll) Often described as the female Jack Johnson, Kym writes and performs earthy, stripped back music incorporating roots, folk and reggae and peppered with acoustic guitar, ukulele, harmonica and a tight rhythm section.

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Emily Ulman

emily ulman has established herself as one of melbournes finest singer-songwriters. emily is applauded for her lyrical honesty (ranging from moving and confessional, to humorous and self-deprecating), and the sheer beauty of her clear, distinctive vocal delivery. her albums and live performances have received critical acclaim including glowing reviews for her opening supports for beth orton, m ward, paul kelly, tim rogers, tex perkins, jolie holland, tim finn, and damien rice. one can't help but notice the immediacy and strength of emilys songwriting with her ability to move any audience.

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