Three incredibly rare, intimate shows.
“I love how you are an ode to a tragic experience, yet a celebration of the fact that you ‘rose above’ this, ‘and preyed’.”
“The world of music as I knew it was forever changed”
Bringing ‘Semper Femina’ down under.
It’s finally here!
“It occurred to me that in ten years of making records I had only come across two female engineers working in studios.”
For as long as Laura Marling has been releasing records, comparisons have followed her. And yes perhaps it’s true – the ghosts of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Janis Ian hang very closely behind Marling’s cerebral folk compositions, however at this stage of her career it is unjust to think that she is anything other
The 2015 Melbourne Festival has announced its 2015 music lineup and it’s stacked with incredible local and international talent showcasing some of the must-see music events of the year. Local legends Courtney Barnett, Jen Cloher, Magic Dirt’s Adalita and The Drones’ Gareth Liddiard will unite for a special Australian exclusive performance celebrating the 40th anniversary
UK folk queen Laura Marling has today announced that she is heading back to Australia towards the end of the year with her full band, for a string of shows to support her recently released album Short Movie. Arriving down under in October and presented by Music Feeds, Marling will play gigs in Perth, Adelaide,
It feels as though Laura Marling has always been far too young to sound this old. Upon rising to prominence a half-decade-and-change ago with her excellent debut album, Alas I Cannot Swim, it startled many listeners to find that the richly-woven harmonies and sombre sea-dwelling tales it contained were being delivered by a scrawny teenager
The 2013 nominees for the prestigious Mercury Prize have been announced, with the award that seeks to recognise “recorded music of all genres by British or Irish artists” shortlisting David Bowie, Arctic Monkeys and Laura Marling among its 12 finalists. The award, which has been running since 1992 as an alternative to the Brit Awards,
Laura Marling has always seemed like an old soul. The nu folk singer-songwriter released her debut LP, Alas, I Cannot Swim, at age 18 and its predecessors, I Speak Because I Can and A Creature I Don’t Know in 2010 and 2011 respectively. 4 albums in 5 years makes it easy to forget that the
Laura Marling’s new album, Once I Was An Eagle, is available to stream ahead of the record’s release this Friday, 24th May. The fourth studio album from the UK musician in just 5 years, Once I Was An Eagle spans 63 minutes with Marling recording all guitar and vocal parts in 1 day. Once I
The latest in the seemingly endless wave of artist sideshows for Splendour In The Grass 2013 has just been announced, with Laura Marling locking in a series of intimate all-ages gigs on a tour that will encompass Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Seemingly to counteract the big-stage festival vibe of SITG, Laura has chosen to
The last few days have seen a slew of Splendour 2013 sideshows announced and, to be honest, it’s been difficult just keeping track of them all, so here’s the entire bunch of SITG sideshow dates and venues in one easy to consume chunk! Everything Everything, Cold War Kids, James Blake, Haim, FIDLAR, Daughter, Jake Bugg,
Recently announced Splendour In The Grass act Laura Marling has today unveiled her eagerly awaited short film, featuring new music from her forthcoming album. Premiered at an intimate screening in London’s Aubin Cinema last night, When Brave Bird Saved saw Marling team up with director duo Fred & Nick who were the masterminds behind Mumford
London’s indie-folk scene is certainly manifesting itself as a strong force internationally, proven again as our attention is brought to the second single from singer-songwriter Laura Marling’s upcoming album Once I Was An Eagle titled Master Hunter. It has become a common phenomenon that a second single varies wildly from the first and this instance
UK songstress Laura Marling will release her third album in four years – Once I Was An Eagle – on 28th May. As Consequence Of Sound reports, Marling is definitely going to give customers a bang for their buck, pumping out 16 tracks for the record – which apparently “echoes the dark themes” of her
Revered UK songstress Laura Marling has revealed in a recent interview with The Owl that she has finished writing a new album. The release date appears to be set for early 2013, though no firm plans have been locked in. She’s currently touring the US, and sat down to talk about what her plans are
I love some good folk music. I love the storytelling aspect, albeit it often blue and melancholy. I love the grittiness of the music and the use of some of the simplest instruments to create such powerful and emotionally charged sound. Laura Marling was the beginning of my true love of indie folk music. Her gig