Quote Club: Toxic Boy

​”I didn’t want to write your traditional love song this time around. I find that there is a lot of beauty to be found in sadness and heartbreak. Rotten Love is about how complex the emotion of love can be, and the idea that if it is experienced a certain way, it can tear your…

Launchpad: BRYTLY

Twenty-year-old singer and songwriter, Codi Lester A.K.A. BRYTLY, is a native South Carolinian who is finding her artistic footing in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Armed with her guitar, BRYTLY is beginning to showcase the writing talent that lays the foundation for her single ‘Are You Out There’. Surrounded by low-key production, Lester’s vocal shines…

Launchpad: Roiael

Roiael is a singer-songwriter hailing from Nottingham in the UK. The young folk talent has only released two songs, his debut ‘Blue Outfit’ is a gorgeous piece of folk-pop, characterised by a focus on narrative. This writing style continues in his new record ‘Empty House’ – a bracing journey through the upstart’s poetic mind. Follow:…

Meghann Clancy – In Time

“‘In Time’ is a nostalgic reminiscence of the innocence and joy of young love, and how this can change when problems and difficulties arise. I drew inspiration for this song from the North sea, and we filmed the video at a beautiful beach in Northumberland. It is the first of 3 tracks I’m releasing, under…

Not Famous – Kick It

The production is pretty stripped back here so the songwriting has to really shine. It seems like Matt Feree, AKA Not Famous, has a good understanding of how to write a great folk-pop melody. The Los Angeles based singer-songwriter takes you on a journey through his narrative without compromising the quality of the vocal. “I’ve…

Lee N. Sage – Hillsides

“Hillsides incorporates multiple themes, one that happens to be my undying obsession for the outdoors and how the woods of Northern Michigan has always been an outlet – an escape from the overwhelming day-to-day thoughts. And, another theme being that of anxiety, the black dog that endlessly follows you around.” “Puts you in a place that…

Harry Heart – I Got Old

The pleasingly named Harry Heart is three years into his outing as a solo, folk recording artist. It seems like his writing is going from strength to strength, with a rare maturity displayed in his new single ‘I Got Old’. His warm vocal tone lends itself perfectly to harmonic lullaby-like song structures, accompanied appropriately by…

RJ Bracchitta – Silhouettes

A folk tale with a contemporary relevance, a journey through frustrations and ignorance. RJ’s voice has a delicate strength that will bring you right into his world, and a writing style that engulfs you – taking you on every step alongside him. “Silhouettes expresses a frustration that I share with many Americans–we’re tired of seeing…

Tom Speight – My My My

All the best parts of folk and pop songwriting converge to tell a story in Tom Speight’s new single ‘My My My’. There’s a lot of heart in the Londoner’s writing, attacking the idea of moving forward – onto something greater. “I spent nearly two weeks recording in Devon with Chris Bond working on new…

Launchpad: Cecilia Ebba

It’s a good day when we get to introduce a talented emerging artist’s full debut. ‘Sweet Summer Wine’ is a beautiful piece of folk mastery that showcases Ebba’s beguiling vocal. The London-based songstress clearly knows where she wants to land, the instrumentation is a perfect partner for her focused melodic writing. “Sweet Summer Wine is…

Ben Provencial – Rose

After beginning his career as a finalist in Guitar Center’s Annual Singer-Songwriter Competition, Ben recorded and released his first EP in February of 2017, titled Love and Ghosts. ‘Rose’ is the standout track from the EP; with the Atlanta based singer-songwriter showing off his ability to craft a melody. “Rose is about a girl I…