Spiral Earth

Spiral Earth is an online news channel and website, based in Cambridgeshire, England. It covers folk music, roots music and the alternative music scene in the United Kingdom. It is edited by Iain Hazlewood,[1][2] who founded Spiral Earth in 2004.[3]

Spiral Earth
Spiral Earth logo.png
Type of site
Music, news and media
Available inEnglish
Created byIain Hazlewood
EditorIain Hazlewood
URLwww.spiralearth.co.uk

Spiral Earth's website includes reviews of CD releases and music festivals and features about music. Its feature writers have included Colin Irwin, former assistant editor of Melody Maker magazine and former editor of Number One magazine,[4] writer and folk musician Andy Letcher,[5] Kirsty Ambler, and Dave Kushar.[6]

It publishes an online guide to UK and European folk, roots, and alternative festivals.[7] This was formerly in association with fRoots magazine.

Spiral AwardsEdit

The Spiral Awards took place every year from 2011 to 2015, when Spiral Earth invited the public to vote for the best album (in various categories), and for the best male singer, female singer, duo, group, original song, songwriter, live act, and festival. In 2015, over 34,000 votes were cast.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hebbard, D B (12 December 2014). "Publisher of Spiral Earth launches new digital magazine, The Doctrine Magazine". Talking New Media. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Albums 2010" (PDF). fRoots. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 November 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  3. ^ Hazlewood, Iain. "The Editor Ramble on..." Spiral Earth. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  4. ^ "The Colin Irwin column". Spiral Earth. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  5. ^ "The Lie of the Land – Andy Letcher". Spiral Earth. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Dave Kushar – The Insider". Spiral Earth. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Festival Directory". Spiral Earth. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  8. ^ "The 2015 Spiral Earth Award Winners". Spiral Earth. 13 November 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2020.

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