Exclusive AUK Mini-Gig: Satin Nickel

Here’s another exclusive house-gig from Americana UK.  We’re bringing these to you to help keep the nation smiling!  This is a great opportunity for us to see some fabulous songs performed in new ways.  It’s also a platform for artists who are stuck at home to show us what they can do.  Today we are delighted to share this exclusive recording from Samantha Aneson and Morgan Hollingsworth of New York band Satin Nickel. Continue reading “Exclusive AUK Mini-Gig: Satin Nickel”

Studio Life: Satin Nickel

New York band Satin Nickel are set to release their first full album this April, which will be the follow-up to their self-titled EP in 2018.  Their debut album ‘Shadow of Doubt’ is a collection of songs exploring renewal and starting over.  The band features Morgan Hollingsworth (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Samantha Aneson (vocals, guitar, banjo), Andrew Shewaga, (bass), Nikola Balac (drums) and Ariana Karp (cello).  The contrasting styles of the songwriters, Hollingsworth and Aneson, complement one another well, blending Aneson’s folk roots with a rich Americana sound.  AUK caught up with Anseon to find out more about one of the album’s key tracks, ‘Free’. Continue reading “Studio Life: Satin Nickel”

Video: Satin Nickel “Call It”

A stylish video for a stylish song.  This is ‘Call It’ from Satin Nickel’s first full-length album, ‘Shadow of Doubt’, which drops on 10th April.  The New York-based quintet are known for a contemporary blend of Americana and folk, with catchy melodies and excellent musicianship.  The song came out of a failing relationship experienced by one of the band’s main songwriters, Samantha Aneson, Continue reading “Video: Satin Nickel “Call It””