Damien Jurado Shares New Single 'Alice Hyatt'

Tuesday, 31st March 2020

Damien Jurado has shared the new single from his upcoming album What's New, Tomboy?.  The track, titled Alice Hyatt is the second single to be taken from the album, following Birds Tricked Into The Trees released earlier this month. You can check...

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Rescheduled Handsome Family Dates

Tuesday, 31st March 2020

"Now more than ever, we look forward to singing with you again."Brett & Rennie SparksThe Handsome Family have hit us all with some good news today and shared their rescheduled European tour dates after the unfortunate cancellation their 2020...

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A Message From Loose

Friday, 27th March 2020

As we find ourselves in this period of suspended reality with confinement becoming the new norm, it's been inevitable that gigs tours and festivals have been cancelled worldwide. Add to that record shops temporarily closing and we have a...

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Carson McHone To Perform Personal Concerts For Fans

Thursday, 26th March 2020

Despite having to cut her recent tour of Spain short, Carson McHone has come up with an alternative tour plan, announcing that she will be performing a series of very intimate "personal concerts" for up to five people at a time, live-streamed...

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The Handsome Family's First Two Albums Now Available On Vinyl

Friday, 20th March 2020

Following the inevitable, bad news that The Handsome Family have been forced to postpone their European tour, we bring you some good news: as of today, the band's first two albums - Odessa (1995) and Milk and Scissors (1996) - are available on...

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Gill Landry In Session With BBC Radio Scotland's Ricky Ross

Wednesday, 11th March 2020

On his recent tour of Europe, Gill Landry dropped in to the BBC Radio Scotland studios to catch up with Ricky Ross and talk about his new album, 'Skeleton At The Banquet'. Gill also performed two tracks from the album alongside a Willie Nelson...

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Hear Courtney Marie Andrews' New Song + New Album & Tour Details Announced

Thursday, 5th March 2020

Courtney Marie Andrews is back with new song If I Told and details of her new album, Old Flowers. Produced by Andrew Sarlo (Bon Iver, Big Thief), the album was recorded at LA's Sound Space Studio and features only three musicians: Courtney,...

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Record Store Day Releases Announced: Peter Bruntnell & Damien Jurado

Thursday, 5th March 2020

UPDATE: Record Store Day has been postponed until the 20th June. More info here.We'll be looking forward to Record Store Day more than ever this year, as we have two exclusive releases lined up.The rumours are true: we will be releasing Peter...

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Damien Jurado Shares New Song & Announces New Album

Monday, 2nd March 2020

Surprise! Damien Jurado is following up his 2019 Loose debut already with the announcement of new album, What’s New, Tomboy?. Where last year’s In the Shape Of A Storm stripped everything to reveal an artist at his most intimate, What’s...

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Peter Bruntnell To Celebrate 21st Anniversary of 'Normal For Bridgwater' With London Show

Monday, 10th February 2020

Join us on 20th April ay Bush Hall, London to celebrate the 21st anniversary release of Peter Bruntnell’s seminal and influential Americana album Normal For Bridgwater. Peter will be playing the album in full for the first time and will be...

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Vetiver's Andy Cabic On BBC Radio Scotland

Thursday, 30th January 2020

On his recent tour of the UK, Vetiver's Andy Cabic caught up with Roddy Hart of BBC Radio Scotland to share his 'Me In 3' - three songs that have been significant throughout the singer's life and work. The title track from the new album 'Up On...

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New Gill Landry Album 'Skeleton At The Banquet' Out Today

Friday, 24th January 2020

Gill Landry's new album Skeleton At The Banquet is out today! The album is quickly becoming regarded as a career-high and recognised as Gill's most accomplished work to date. He describes his fifth solo outing and first album since 2017’s Love...

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Four Loose Artists Feature On Uncut's 'Sounds Of The New West' CD

Friday, 17th January 2020

The March issue of Uncut magazine features a fifth volume of Uncut's Sounds Of The New West CD series. (Not to be confused with our own New Sounds Of The Old West compilations.) Carson McHone, Frankie Lee, Courtney Marie Andrews and Gill Landry...

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Vetiver Drops By BBC 6 Music For Session With Marc Riley

Friday, 13th December 2019

Andy Cabic's first ever solo Vetiver tour is well underway and yesterday saw him drop into the BBC 6 Music studios for a session with Marc Riley. He performed three tracks from latest album Up on High and a cover of The Incredible String Band's...

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Tickets On Sale For Gill Landry European Tour Dates

Friday, 29th November 2019

Here are those Gill Landry tour dates we promised you:-28 Jan - LONDON AMA UK Showcase (UK)31 Jan - UTRECHT Tivoli Vredenburg (NL)02 Feb - AMSTERDAM Once In A Blue Moon @ Paradiso Noord (NL)04 Feb - NIJMEGEN Merleyn (NL)05 Feb - EINDHOVEN...

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William The Conqueror In Session On BBC 6 Music

Monday, 25th November 2019

William The Conqueror were in the BBC Radio 6 Music studios yesterday with Cerys Matthews to perform tracks from their most recent album, Bleeding On The Soundtrack. Ruarri, Naomi & Harry chatted with Cerys and played two tracks from the album -...

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Gill Landry's New Single 'I Love You Too' Out Today

Friday, 22nd November 2019

The first single from Gill Landry's upcoming album 'Skeleton At The Banquet' is out today."I Love You Too is about a man who’s not in touch with himself," explains Landry. The track, premiered at Folk Radio on Tuesday, is accompanied by a...

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Gill Landry Returns With New Single & Video 'I Love You Too'

Tuesday, 19th November 2019

Gill Landry is back with a rather incredible video for his new single I Love You Too, taken from his forthcoming fifth solo album, Skeleton At The Banquet. Watch it here, via Folk Radio."I Love You Too is about a man who’s not in touch with...

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The Handsome Family Release Their Cover Of Wilco's Capitol City

Friday, 15th November 2019

Wilco and The Handsome Family go way back. Brett and Rennie Sparks met Jeff Tweedy in Chicago in the early nineties. Tweedy was responsible for lending them the equipment they used to record their 1998 album Through The Trees. He also played on...

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William The Conqueror Nominated For UK Album of The Year

Tuesday, 5th November 2019

Last night the nominations were announced for the 2020 UK Americana Music Association Awards and we are very pleased to report that William The Conqueror's Bleeding On The Soundtrack is amongst the four nominees for UK Album of The Year. And...

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New Vetiver Album 'Up On High' Out Today

Friday, 1st November 2019

Vetiver's seventh studio album and debut Loose release is out today on LP, CD & digitally. The reviews have been pouring in and very much lead us to believe that this is perhaps a record best enjoyed on a cold day, alongside a hangover. General...

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The Handsome Family Heading To Europe In 2020 + First Two Albums To Be Made Available On Vinyl

Tuesday, 29th October 2019

Look who's coming back to visit us in 2020!The Handsome Family will be heading to Europe next year for the following dates -22 Apr - GOTEBORG Musikens Hus (SE)23 Apr - STOCKHOLM Bryggarsalen (SE)25 Apr - COPENHAGEN Hotel Cecil (DK)27 Apr -...

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Loose Artists Featured On The Blues Kitchen Sessions

Wednesday, 16th October 2019

The Blues Kitchen filmed their first Loose artist session back in February 2018, with The Americans. It was a hit. Since then, they have recorded covers, original tracks and interviews with Sons of Bill, Treetop Flyers, Israel Nash, Ian Felice,...

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Clash Premieres Vetiver's New Single 'Wanted, Never Asked' + European Tour Dates With Devendra Banhart

Wednesday, 9th October 2019

Another beautiful new track from Vetiver is out in the world today. Thanks to Clash Magazine for the premiere and making it their Track of The Day, describing it as "a beautiful offering, a sumptuous piece of acoustic pop that is finely crafted...

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Damien Jurado Announces European Tour Dates

Thursday, 26th September 2019

We've been eagerly awaiting Damien Jurado's return to Europe since well before the release of his debut Loose album In the Shape of a Storm back in April. The good news is tickets go on sale here at 10am tomorrow for shows in The Netherlands,...

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