Best of 2020 – Umbrellabirds

What was your most streamed song in 2020? ‘Rhododendrons‘, closely followed by ‘I Am All’.​ Those were the two “singles” from the album (Closing Ceremony). ‘I Am All’ was recently played a couple of times by the legendary DJ Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music – which has really given it a boost! What’s yourContinue reading “Best of 2020 – Umbrellabirds”

In the spotlight: Sophie Dorsten

Sophie Dorsten (USA) is our Cool Top 20 sweetheart; she’s always supportive of other artists. She’s also the girl with the incredible powerful voice of an angel, and she has star potential. At just 18 years old, Sophie is a singer-songwriter talented beyond her years. Since the age of 13 Sophie has released several EP’s and singles.Continue reading “In the spotlight: Sophie Dorsten”

In the spotlight: Umbrellabirds

I have a confession to make. I like, no, I love, the Umbrellabirds. They make well crafted timeless folk songs, with sublime lyrics. Sometimes fragile, sometimes quite dark. Most songs are growers, just the way I like it. Umbrellabirds is the musical project of Sam Blickhan, Lewis Daly, and Alex Hunt. Their debut album ‘Umbrellabirds‘ was releasedContinue reading “In the spotlight: Umbrellabirds”