Maisie Peters is always playing ‘In My Head’ // SINGLE REVIEW

Maisie Peters releases ‘In My Head’ the first single ahead of her ‘Dressed Too Nice for a Jacket’ EP out on November 2nd. From the age of 9 Maisie Peters has been one to watch. This was abundantly clear when she was bold enough to enter the Guardian’s Short Story competition. Her hunger for storytelling was […]

Read More

LAUREL releases new album ‘DOGVIOLET’ // REVIEW

East London-based singer-songwriter Laurel has released her debut folk album ‘Dogviolet’ which explores the bittersweet feeling of love. Laurel’s sound takes inspiration from Laura Marling who was one of her first loves back when she was only 13. It was at that age where she picked up her first Spanish guitar and began to capture […]

Read More

Sunflower Thieves make my ‘Two Halves’ whole // REVIEW

Nottingham duos don’t get better than this. Sunflower Thieves have released their latest single ‘Two Halves’ and it is making my heart whole. With lyrics so distinguishable combined with a soft-pop echo, ‘Two Halves’ gives Beach House a good run for their money… It’s clear that after 15 years of friendship Amy and Lily aka […]

Read More

Silver Wilson are ‘Close Enough’ with their new summer bop // REVIEW

Silver Wilson are back a year after the release of  ‘I’ll Be There’ and summer is definitely their season. ‘Close Enough’ is filled with subtle drops (of tomato juice), rhythms with so much (salt and pepper) flavour and spicy (tabasco) vocals topped off with a kick of vodka. This is the only Bloody Mary you […]

Read More

Songs you need to hear // #melodiesofthemonth

In a new feature on Ginfold, I thought I would share the songs I’m listening to. You may not of heard of some of these artists but trust me change is a good thing. Listen through the links or if you want all the songs in place listen on Spotify… Link below! Each month we’ll […]

Read More

‘Step One’, does it need a step up? Zander Yates // MUSIC REVIEW

The Seattle based single-songwriter, Zander Yates has released his latest single ‘Step One’. With an acoustic guitar and grunge vibe, Step One is a politically motivated track with a strong lead man. With a 10-second intro, this song doesn’t have the strongest of starts, radio play may be minimal because of this. However once the […]

Read More

My head is still in the clouds because of 88rising // ALBUM REVIEW

A 17-track album you ask? On my three-hour journey to Nottingham, this album is making me feel like I’m cruising on this road trip with the windows down and a nod of my head. I’m basically a gangster, right? Anyway… 88rising have released their first album ‘Head in the Clouds’ and there is a mix […]

Read More

What would you sacrifice to do what you love? // ACOUSTIC ROOMS ~ VIDEO

After travelling nearly 4000 miles from Chicago to Nottingham to pursue his music career, Joey Costello the ‘sad, soppy, songwriter’, tells me about his experience and inspirations. With a calming voice much like Ray LaMontagne, alongside lyrics as pure as one of my all time favourites Michael Kiwanuka, Joey has a vocal gift that Nottingham […]

Read More

Adam Peter Smith // The Notes of Nottingham

Music has the power to evoke a feeling, ease pain or even change perceptions. Adam Peter Smith is my one to watch this week on The Notes of Nottingham and he excels in all of the above. With Jazz at the heart of his music, Adam Peter Smith has released his latest EP ‘Songs for Dreamers’ which has a French […]

Read More