Listen To William The Conqueror's New Single, Out On Friday

Monday, 12th June 2017

Kick off the week with Tend To The Thorns, the killer new tune from William The Conqueror. One Stop Record Shop hosted the premiere, rightly pointing out that it "harbours a sound that packs one hell of a punch". Listen below.Speaking to One...

Read more

Watch The Americans' New Video + Catch Them On American Epic Sessions Tonight

Friday, 9th June 2017

Yesterday, Clash Magazine shared The Americans' cool new video for The Right Stuff, describing their sound as having "a real, lasting sense of soul", with an "engrossing, stirring musicality". Filmed by Jillian Martin and Robert Dalsey in one...

Read more

The Americans Feature In 'American Epic' On BBC Four

Wednesday, 17th May 2017

This weekend, BBC Four airs the first of four episodes of American Epic. The series represents a ten-year odyssey that involved tracking down countless long forgotten musicians, restoring the music that they recorded and reassembling the...

Read more

Frontier Ruckus Share New Video For 'Visit Me' + US Tour Dates

Wednesday, 10th May 2017

Frontier Ruckus consistently create brilliant videos and this new one for 'Visit Me', shot on Super 8mm film around their hometown of Detroit, is no exception.The band are currently on tour in the US. Find the full long list of tour...

Read more

William The Conqueror's New Single 'In My Dreams' Out Today

Friday, 5th May 2017

"William The Conqueror seems hellbent on blurring the lines between genres." The 405 tells its readers as it premiered the band's new single 'In My Dreams' on Wednesday. "While the headline of this very piece dubs them an "Americana" act, they...

Read more

New Danny & The Champions Of The World Album Announced + UK Tour Dates

Thursday, 27th April 2017

Danny & The Champions Of The World will release Brilliant Light, their sixth studio album, on 23rd June. Brilliant Light, the follow-up to 2015's award winning album 'What Kind Of Love', features 18 songs over two CDs/LPs. A limited edition...

Read more

The Handsome Family Share New Video For 'King Of Dust' Ahead Of Their European Tour

Tuesday, 25th April 2017

Mega Spanish music site Mondo Sonoro has premiered The Handsome Family's new video for 'King Of Dust'. Watch it HERE. Rennie tells them:"Many New Mexicans can trace their family line straight back to the Spanish explorers who came here in the...

Read more

The Americans Share Details Of New Single + The Right Stuff EP

Wednesday, 12th April 2017

For those who haven't already discovered

Read more

Andrew Combs' 'Canyons Of My Mind' Out Today

Friday, 7th April 2017

Andrew Combs' new record 'Canyons Of My Mind' is out today! Pick it up HERE from the Loose shop on CD or 180g LP."a superb, emotionally poignant album that displays and expands Andrew Combs’ impressive songwriting, musical and vocal...

Read more

The Americans' European Tour Starts This Week

Monday, 3rd April 2017

The Americans kick off their European tour this week. The band'll be heading to Sweden and Norway, then on to Ireland for Kilkenny Roots Festival, Belfast for The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival and ending with their first ever London show on 3...

Read more

Courtney Marie Andrews On Later With Jools Holland 11 April

Thursday, 30th March 2017

Tune in to BBC 2 on Tuesday 11 April from 10pm GMT to catch Courtney Marie Andrews live on Later... With Jools Holland, alongside Goldfrapp, Kasabian, Spoon, Thundercat and Anderson Paak. An hour long pre-recorded edition of the show will air on...

Read more

Courtney Marie Andrews & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy cover Nina Simone For 'Our First 100 Days' Project

Monday, 27th March 2017

Courtney Marie Andrews and Will Oldham aka Bonnie 'Prince' Billy have joined forces to record a cover of I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free - a song made famous by Nina Simone. The track which is available HERE from today, is being...

Read more

Andrew Combs Shares New Single Rose Colored Blues

Friday, 24th March 2017

Andrew Combs has shared a third song from his forthcoming new album Canyons Of My Mind. Rose Colored Blues is a "a romanticised version of being on the road", Andrew tells Garden & Gun magazine. "I wanted it to be lush, and to feel like...

Read more

The Felice Brothers 'Tonight At The Arizona' LP Re-Issued For Record Store Day 2017

Tuesday, 21st March 2017

Out of print for years and changing hands for crazy prices, the vinyl edition of The Felice Brothers' Tonight At The Arizona will be re-issued on Record Store Day 2017. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the band's debut album, which has...

Read more

Loose At SXSW 2017

Friday, 10th March 2017

If you happen to be heading down to Austin, Texas next week for SXSW, we have a list of shows that you should consider adding to your schedule :- WED 15 MARCH8pm: JOANA SERRAT @ LucilleSounds From Spain Showcase THU 16 MARCH1pm: JOANA SERRAT...

Read more

Frontier Ruckus Live In Session With Audiotree + European Tour Starts Today

Wednesday, 8th March 2017

Frontier Ruckus live in session, with strings! Recorded for Audiotree last month.Their European tour starts today in York. Find the full list of dates + ticket links via...

Read more

New Andrew Combs Single 'Blood Hunters' Out Today - See The New Stranger Things Inspired Video

Friday, 3rd March 2017

There's a rather wonderful new Andrew Combs single out today - Blood Hunters. You've gotta see the video..."I wrote Blood Hunters in this post-tour haze, where you don't know what to do with yourself,’’ Andrew told Rolling Stone. "It's...

Read more

Courtney Marie Andrews Shares New Video + Announces September Tour

Thursday, 2nd March 2017

Courtney Marie Andrews has a brilliant new video for Put The Fire Out. Courtney tells us a bit about it:"This old RV is the biggest piece of work that's ever come into my possession, but also the most fun when we can get it to run. Put the Fire...

Read more

Hear The Handsome Family In Session On BBC 6 Music

Monday, 27th February 2017

The Handsome Family stopped by the BBC 6 Music last week to record live versions of three songs from their new album, Unseen. The band joined Marc Riley for a chat and played The Silver Light and Back In My Day live on air, before having to...

Read more

Andrew Combs Announces UK Tour Dates

Friday, 24th February 2017

Following on from a couple of shows at the fantastic Kilkenny Roots Festival on 30th April & 1st May, Andrew Combs will be hitting the UK for a string of tour dates. Tickets for the UK shows go on sale on Tuesday 7th March...

Read more

Hear Joana Serrat's Session & Interview For BBC Radio Scotland

Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

During her recent visit to Glasgow for Celtic Connections, Joana Serrat stopped by the BBC Radio Scotland studios to record a session for Another Country With Ricky Ross. Joana performed two songs from her 2016 album Cross The Verge, before...

Read more

Frontier Ruckus' New Album Enter The Kingdom Out Today

Friday, 17th February 2017

Frontier Ruckus' fantastic fifth album, Enter The Kingdom is out today on CD, 180g transparent gold(ish) vinyl and as a download. Find it HERE in the Loose Shop. Don't miss them when they return to Europe in March - find tour dates...

Read more

The 405 Shares The Handsome Family's Creepy New Video

Friday, 17th February 2017

With The Handsome Family's UK tour starting tomorrow, The 405 have shared their creepy new video for 'The Red Door'. Read all about it HERE."Part Bluebeard, part Blue Velvet— red is the colour of my true love’s fear," Rennie tells The 405....

Read more

Robert Fisher

Monday, 13th February 2017

Robert Fisher of Willard Grant Conspiracy died of cancer yesterday. He had been suffering throughout 2016 but typically of the man he never made any fuss whatsoever. He was busy still holding down his day job and recording tracks for his 11th...

Read more

Sturgill Simpson Wins Grammy For Best Country Album

Monday, 13th February 2017

Last night Sturgill Simpson went up against Brandy Clark, Loretta Lynn, Maren Morris & Keith Urban to win the Grammy for Best Country Album, for his 2016 masterpiece A Sailor's Guide To Earth. Watch his acceptance speech below.Later in the...

Read more