New Release – Olivia by Abi Nav

Boston-based singer-songwriter Abi Nav weaves stories with his songs. Influenced by the sounds of John Mayer, Pink Floyd, and The Script, he grew up writing songs to navigate turbulent times, and uses music to give hope to others. Abi Nav’s raw, self-aware lyrics, coupled with his ability to write unforgettable melodies makes him a songwriterContinue reading “New Release – Olivia by Abi Nav”

In the spotlight: Riley Whittaker

Riley Whittaker is a 17-year-old indie alternative musician/songwriter currently living in Nashville (USA). In addition to playing guitar, she also plays the keyboard, ukulele and violin. Riley grew up in a small town called Sedona, Arizona. She lived in the same town her entire childhood, and didn’t move out of it till about a yearContinue reading “In the spotlight: Riley Whittaker”

The Bucket Playlist interview with Texas King

‘Every song takes you on a journey’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist London, Ontario rock band Texas King brought out their EP ‘Changes’ earlier this month and are working on a full-length album that they hope to release next year. The band comprises frontman Jordan MacDonald, Colin Gray (lead guitar/back-up vocals), Phil SpinaContinue reading “The Bucket Playlist interview with Texas King”

In the spotlight: Abi Nav

Abi Nav is a 24-year old Boston (USA) based singer-songwriter and recording artist. Abi weaves stories with his songs. His influences include John Mayer, Pink Floyd and Radiohead. His raw, self-aware lyrics, coupled with his ability to write unforgettable melodies make him a songwriter to look out for. I always like to ask artists aboutContinue reading “In the spotlight: Abi Nav”

 The Bucket Playlists interview with The Racket

 ‘There’s something just so addictive and energising about playing in a room together’ by Sara Seddon at The Bucket Playlist Widnes four-piece and appropriately named The Racket are gearing up for the release of one of their next singles, ‘The White Ace’.  The band comprises Callum Codd (vocals and guitar), Dom Eaton (drums), Mikey SmithContinue reading ” The Bucket Playlists interview with The Racket”

New Release – Strawberry Fields (EP) by Rī Wolf

After an almost 8 year hiatus from music, Rī Wolf is returning with what some call a “genre agnostic” sound that’s rooted in great songwriting, unforgettable melodies and rugged authenticity. With a mix of soul, blues, country and pop, Rī brings these elements together for a unique, but familiar sound laced with intriguing, heartfelt lyricalContinue reading “New Release – Strawberry Fields (EP) by Rī Wolf”

New Release – Step Back by Marvin Dee Band

The Marvin Dee band is a Dutch acoustic rock / Americana band from Rotterdam, influenced by acts such as Dave Matthews Band, Peter Gabriel, Sting and John Mayer. On March 12, exactly one year after the Dutch government first closed all music venues and theaters due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marvin Dee Band is releasingContinue reading “New Release – Step Back by Marvin Dee Band”

In the spotlight: Harry J. Hart

Harry J. Hart is an 18 year old musician from the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The Gold Coast is Australia’s main holiday destination with golden beaches and ancient rain forests in less than an hour’s drive. Despite living fairly close to the ocean, Harry was more interested in music than the beach. As a kid heContinue reading “In the spotlight: Harry J. Hart”