Mevrouw Tamara & Icons Of Andria
Mevrouw Tamara – Leiden

Musician Adam ‘Finglebone’ Varney often sends tips our way and when he does they’re always a winner. Take Mevrouw Tamara for example, guitar picking Amsterdam native who makes beautiful simple folk music singing her in home tongue. The Guardian got in touch after she was featured on The Other Woman and made this fantastic video about her as part of their Sounds of Europe series. It tells you all you need to know really…

Icons of Andria – Icons of Andria

Enter the weird and wonderful sci-fi world of Los Angeles band Icons of Andria. They are a recording project from Rodney Sellars of The Year Zero and Ken Negrete & Fabiola Sanchez of Familiar Trees. Each track is uploaded the Soundcloud, with corresponding original artwork which gets ‘coloured’ when the track receives over 1000 plays. Read the story here. It’s wonderful dreamy, futuristic psych-pop – a very happy discovery!

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Ruth Barnes

The Other Woman is a new music blog and podcast, featuring a genre-defying selection of new music by women artists. Ruth is Tom Robinson's Girl Music Guru every Monday morning on his BBC 6 Music Introducing show and also presents The Other Woman on Amazing Radio Sunday evening's 7-9pm.

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