MATT SCULLION I’M JUST A SONG

Ten years in the making, this amalgam of thirteen well crafted songs and the first album from the “man behind the music”, Matt Scullion, in a decade – a caravan of love, loss and dare it be said, drunken escapades, have lyrics that resonate and melodies that stick in your head, with the reflective ‘Outta […]

LANGHORNE SLIM LOST AT LAST VOL. 1

‘Life is confusing and people are insane,’ sings Nashville-via-Pennsylvania troubadour Sean Scolnick on ‘Life Is Confusing’, the first track of his sixth studio outing as Langhorne Slim. It’s an opening salvo of striking stillness, telegraphing a marked departure from the country-punk fire of 2015’s The Spirit Moves in favour of softer, sweeter textures. Whatever Scolnick’s […]

BEN RANSOM 101

Although officially only his second album, here Ben kindly provides a Ben Ransom ‘101’ of sorts to fill people in on what they’ve missed from him the last 6+ years. Ben’s voice boasts both the grittiness of a 1980s rock group and the polish of a country-rock veteran with plenty of experience to sing about. […]

RUBY BOOTS DON’T TALK ABOUT IT

At 14 years old, Ruby Boots – real name Bex Chilcott – left a conflicted home in Perth to do gruelling work on pearling boats and she hasn’t stopped migrating since, traversing the wide-open landscapes of Aust and remote and wondrous corners of Europe and North America. The Nashville based Western Australian artist is a […]

MARY GAUTHIER RIFLES & ROSARY BEADS

“What saves you in the battle / Can kill you at home,” sings Gauthier on ‘Soldering On,’ mixing electric guitar and fiddle harmonies to create a sound that modernizes folk music while paying tribute to its history. This is how the 55-year-old folk singer opens this collaboration with SongwritingWith:Soldiers, an initiative that helps veterans process […]