In Conversation: Wassailer Interview

Evening all, thankfully I'm back behind the keyboard again on 'The Sound Sniffer' after a tough month. September 2020 will always be remembered as 'the tough month'. I'm delighted to sink back into another super interview again and get back on the horse. God I've missed the writing! At the very start of the month,... Continue Reading →

Weekly Sniffs #010 | Top Tracks of The Week

I didn't get around to sharing my weekly list last week - I've got to make up for it now. There have been some great things floating around of late, mainly because artists are now starting to find their feet again slowly after a strangely turbulent few months. Singles that were delayed due to Covid-19... Continue Reading →

Brudini Releases Re-Recorded Version of ‘Nightcrawler’

Last year, Erik Brudvik made a bold leap and jumped ship on a career in finance. He decided to leave London and flew across the Atlantic to pursue new beginnings in New York City. Armed with a bag of supplies and a hard-drive filled with his musical snippets, he knocked on the door of Sear... Continue Reading →

Samuel Nicholson Can’t Shake off the Blues in ‘Frida’

Samuel Nicholson is a Scottish songwriter who has been plying his trade on the London live circuit recently (often found at Sam Bowcher's wonderful intimate BARK gigs). His music found my ears last year, on the back of a trusty recommendation from fellow Scottish singer Niamh Downes (Neev). Ballroom was the first song to get... Continue Reading →

Friday Folk Fix: With Sam Johnson and Tommy Ashby

It's still quite overcast and dreary around the city of London, I'm sitting at my desk, still in my socks and haven't even ventured outside yet. I'm in a folk-y mood and luckily enough, two great UK-Based Folk tunes have been released this morning. The first comes from Scottish singer/songwriter Tommy Ashby and the second... Continue Reading →

Four New UK-Based Artists Worth Hearing!

After my little break from writing reviews, the work behind the scenes hasn't stopped. I've been busy digging ditches in the garden, answering submissions and fixing some important SEO things for the site. Last week, it was a real struggle finding tunes to get behind. The unprecedented lockdown saw the rise of new musicians making... Continue Reading →

Weekly Sniffs #004 | Top Tracks of The Week

The second week of the Sunday Shout-out feature is upon us. You can check out last week's Sunday Shout-out here if you need to catch up. Anywho, I had an alright week this week, the weather was initially bright and warm but darkened as the week progressed. I found some great new artists like Holly... Continue Reading →

Artist Review | Introducing | The Soft Vocal Textures of Mackenzie Leighton

Paris-based singer/songwriter Mackenzie Leighton is continuously churning out soft and subtle folk tunes. She is a well traveled individual, born in San Diego, grew up in Maine and studied in New York. Leighton has now settled in Paris and it's safe to say that she has picked up plenty of stories to tell along the... Continue Reading →

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