Firewoodisland are a Norwegian/Welsh indie-folk band. The music on their debut EP, ILD, is similar to Of Monsters & Men and Mumford & Sons, but there’s a slight Celtic twist to their multi-instrumental arrangements.
We’ve been so inundated with music submissions this year (hundreds per day) that several excellent songs have gathered dust in my “Surfacing” series draft folder patiently awaiting publication. One such overlooked gem is “Tears Apart” by Letters to Fiesta, which was submitted to Muruch after we gave a favorable review to Kate Bush’s 50 Words for Snow. The song is featured on the Manchester band’s EP, Aphorism.
Liskka are, in their words, “a brand new three-piece girl band from London.” They accurately likened their gorgeous, ethereal pop-folk sound to that of Agnes Obel. Liskka is working on their forthcoming debut ep and I’m honored they submitted their very first song to Muruch….