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The Soul of All Natural Things review - the welcome return of 70s psych-folk songstress Linda Perhacs

The follow-up to 1970's Parallelograms is beautiful, if a little preachy Linda Perhacs's wonderful debut album Parallelograms sank without a trace when it was released in 1970 and only resurfaced as a collector's item in the early 00s. The wave of su

Emily Smith: Echoes review - 'classy revival of traditional folk ballads'

Emily Smith is one of Scotland's finest singer-songwriters, but for this set she is credited simply as singer and arranger.

The Bright Side of Down - John Gorka

This latest album from the American folk singer includes the songs 'She's That Kind of Mystery' and 'Don't Judge a Life'.

The Lights From the Chemical Plant - Robert Ellis

This 2014 album from the Houston based singer, includes the songs 'Chemical Plant' and 'Good Intentions'. If you enjoy the music of Randy Newman and Townes Van Zandt, then you will love Robert Ellis!

The Hum - O'Hooley & Tidow

This latest album from the duo was described by the Guardian as being: "one of the albums of the year". It features the tracks 'The Hum' and 'Coil and Spring'.

Album | St Vincent - St Vincent

Annie Clark’s 4th album under the ‘St Vincent’ moniker is comfortably her best work to date.

Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness: Love, loss and hope

Fans of Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, The Cairo Gang and Marissa Nadler will probably have heard Angel Olsen’s exquisite voice, even if they don’t know her name, but the Missouri native is very much more than just an alt.country-folk gun for hire.

Album | Wild Beasts - Present Tense

Crisp production and a stunning vocal performance combine to make Wild Beasts’ fourth album Present Tense a treasure of a record.

Quilt: Held in Splendor - review

(Mexican Summer) The thank-yous on the sleeve of Quilt 's second album include not just the usual family and friends, but also a list of nature-related influences, from blizzards to mountains to "the stars in New Hampshire". The Boston psych-folk trio's

O'Hooley & Tidow: The Hum - review

Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow are a remarkable couple, matching exquisite harmony vocals with increasingly original songwriting.