Amber Lights bright, bold take on folk music made this live session a magical one

We were joined by the wonderful Amber Lights for 3 outstanding tracks in last week’s session. Taking folk music in such a gorgeous and energetic direction it was an honour to see them play. Venturing…

RouteNote sessions go psychedelic with a folk twinge

Drakes Island popped in to the Parlour Studio for a session like no other. The way that they meld gorgeous traditional indie and folk sounds with a modern, trippy feel to it made this session…

Boots of Spanish Leather never sounded better than in this session

From the irrefutable soul of his beautiful Bob Dylan cover to his more alternative roots in his originals. Sam Varlow’s RouteNote Session is a majestic ride through his mind. Sam and his band prove their…

The latest RouteNote Session saw Matthew Gordon Price encapsulate the whole studio

Our most recent live session saw us joined by Matthew Gordon Price for his unique blend of alternative folk and rock. It’s a beautiful session filled with passion from Matthew and his talented cohorts. Do…

Get the feels from this powerful live session

This week’s live session brings Sam Brockington’s soulful voice to the Parlour studio. Accompanied by his talented band they play This Time, an emotional track that could pierce the thick skin of a rhino. This…

Winter Mountain’s beautiful live session will keep you warm this winter

We got Joe and Sam from Winter Mountain in to offer up their soul and spirit in one of the most gorgeous sessions we’ve had at RouteNote. The full session is below and will be…

Jordan Jane talks taking his Cornwall inspired folk to the world

Jordan Jane has been crafting his talents in Cornwall since childhood and in the past year his music has propelled to a position as one of Cornwall’s most promising up-and-comers. We spoke to Jordan about…

Top 5 Electro-Acoustic Guitars under £1000

With a huge range of brands and styles it can be hard to choose the perfect electro-acoustic so we have put together this comprehensive guide to the best 5 electro-acoustic guitars you can buy for…

Transform your guitar into a banjo with this small tool: the Guitar-Jo

Banjos are back in style and if you’re pining for that shiny, twang without learning and buying a new instrument then just get the Guitar-Jo. The Banjo has picked up a lot of traction again…

The 5 Best Albums in the past 10 Years of Music

This is my personal shortlist of the albums over the past 10 years that I think have redefined genres, enlivened music and just provided some quality music for the old earholes. These are my top…