THE OTHER WOMAN: 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…

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THE OTHER WOMAN: PISCES/ FORGETFUL FLORENCE

Pisces - Voodoo Sarah Negahdari is the guitar-toting frontwoman of LA psych-rockers Happy Hollows who themselves have a new album on the horizon but more on that later. This is her side project, more whimsical folk and psychedelic than what she does with HH, Pisces is what you'd get if you stripped back the noise and chaos of HH with Sarah's voice fore-fronted. Beautiful stuff.…

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THE OTHER WOMAN: GAGGLE/ ORLANDO

Gaggle - Army of Birds Gaggle are an all-female alt choir led by songwriter and arranger Deborah Coughlin. They're signed to Transgressive and their debut album From the Mouth of the Cave is out next month. It's hugely gratifying to see this genre and boundary defying group of singers get the attention they deserve. Already in just this first taster from the record it's proving…

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Fresh Faves: Batch 13

This week's batch of Fresh Faves: the most-liked tracks rated by you our readers on last weekend's Listening Post - which includes return entries by the ever-reliable Ninetails and Fold... CHRISTA VI - Long Way Home Christa is an an Australian / German singer-songwriter, based in east London. This folktronica artist is one of those bright young things who cite a super impressive producer on…

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THE OTHER WOMAN: ROSSI/ EMORIE

Rossi - Ossetia Musician Thom Donovan and Nashville singer-songwriter Kendall Morgan met over dinner at the home of a mutual friend, who now manages them as Rossi. Allison Nellis knew a good thing when she heard it too then. Kendall has one of those voices, striking, flawed, utterly compelling. The good people who choose the music for CBS drama The Good Wife (a firm fave…

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@SaveAmazingRadio Call To Arms!

Amazing Radio has been forced to pull out of DAB in the UK as of midnight last night. For a full explanation as to why we've been bullied off this platform read our Boss-Man Paul Campbell's statement here. In a nutshell it's all about money, they want more money and we've dug our heels in and said No. Isn't the point of DAB to have…

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THE OTHER WOMAN: SUPERTALENTED/ JANE JOYD

Supertalented - Cheesecake is the Best/ Scanner Supertalented is Noa Kurzweil and friends: they make short, weird, lo-fi pop tunes about, well, cheesecake and potatoes and things... Weight Watchers and Plus Size are the two albums she's released on netlabel Birdsong and every song is shorter and sweeter than the next. Their tag line is: "Supertalented are super Lo-Fi for Superpeople." High five! Also, posting…

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THE OTHER WOMAN: JANINE AND THE MIXTAPE/ COLOUR ME WEDNESDAY

Janine and the Mixtape - Bullets WARNING: THIS WILL GET STUCK IN YOUR HEAD FOR DAYS. It's the voice (take note The Voice TV show fans - this is how it's done) and one hell of a hook. Janine Foster fronts Janine and the Mixtape: she sings, writes the songs, produces, plays synths, sorts out the beats - the works. A New Zealander who has…

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Fresh Faves: 30th April 2012

“I’m homeless... I’m penniless... and I’m hungry for success” voted lyric of this week’s Listening Post favourites by, well, me! Donna Fullman opens her gorgeous track Restlessness with this line that I reckon speaks for us all. Click the Read More link se see & hear all 12 tracks in alphabetical order. Here we go.... COLE STACEY & JOSEPH O’KEEFE - Light A Candle Admittedly…

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THE OTHER WOMAN: Sophie Jamieson/ Mensch

Sophie Jamieson - The Harbour Wall The best thing about being part of a network of new music fanatics, is getting tips from your mates. Skopje puts on acoustic nights in Watford, north London, and always nabs himself the best of line ups. Sophie Jamieson is one such tip he sent over to me, and this song The Harbour Wall is just beautiful. And we're…

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