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Carlene Carter Carter Girl

A great legacy can be a blessing and a curse, and when your mother is June Carter and your stepdad is Johnny Cash, you're going to have a lot to live up to in the minds of most folks.

Carter Girl - Carlene Carter

Traditionally inspired 2014 album produced by Don Was with a stellar line-up of guests incl. Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson & Vince Gill.

Album | Simone Felice - Strangers

When Simone Felice left the band of his siblings The Felice Brothers he made a brave decision. They had made a near classic in Yonder Is The Clock, some five years ago now. Much has changed for Simone since, not… Read more →

Harpicide - Asylum Arts, Caroline Gardens Chapel

This concert sees three female singer-songwriters (Julia Mascetti,Elly McCabe and Julia Gray) using the harp to present an evening filled with accessible acoustic delights at Asylum Arts at Caroline Gardens Chapel. The concert aims to show a different

Brand New Ancients - Kate Tempest

This recording of Kate Tempest's stage show Brand New Ancients is a blend of street poetry,rap and storytelling. It is the tale of two families and their linked lives, set against the background of the city braided with classical myth. The music w

Why Ben Watt's Hendra is the one album you should hear this week video review

Alexis Petridis recommends Ben Watt's Hendra, his second solo album since North Marine Dive, released a full 31 years ago.

Carlene Carter: Carter Girl review Johnny Cash's stepdaughter revisits Carter Family classics

Carlene Carter comes from a legendary musical family; her grandmother was Maybelle Carter from country music heroes the Carter Family, her mum was June Carter Cash, and her stepfather was Johnny Cash.

Ben Watt: Hendra review excellent, decorous new set of alt-folk songs

Ben Watt's early collaborators were Kevin Coyne and Robert Wyatt, and his 1983 debut album, North Marine Drive, drew comparisons with John Martyn.

Album | House of Hats - This Love

Brighton four-piece House of Hats draw in the folky flavours of the likes of early Fleetwood Mac and Wishbone Ash, melding a chorus of vocal harmonies and picked acoustic guitars in their debut album, This Love. While the songs are… Read more ͛