Saturday, June 24, 2017

Live Review: Thea Gilmore – The Sage, Gateshead

Blake Dunlop, remember that name. He was the night's opening act and he was pure entertainment. Even with technical hitches he saw the bright...

Album Review: Dan Auerbach – Waiting On A Song

Heads up Black Keys fans. Frontman Dan Auerbach has just released his new raging summer soundtrack album Waiting On A Song. The style he’s...

Live Review: Justin Townes Earle – El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles

We walked into the El Rey on that Saturday night to the sound of a white hot fiddle screaming some old-school country rock, setting...

Album Review: Swear And Shake – The Sound Of Letting Go

My first introduction to indie folk band Swear And Shake is through this, their second full length album, The Sound Of Letting Go. Having...

Live Review: Imelda May – Sage, Gateshead

On the run up to this tour, all you would hear is “Imelda May has ditched her rock-a-billy look. She’s going through a transformation.”...

Live Review: The Staves – Gorilla, Manchester

In the week following the horrific attack in our city, it was wonderful to see such a packed and joyful crowd coming out on...

Album Review: Thea Gilmore – The Counterweight

If there was ever an album to sum up the past few years of current affairs, Thea Gilmore’s The Counterweight could well be the...

Album Review: Justin Townes Earle – Kids In The Street

On his seventh album, Justin Townes Earle brings a light and almost lighthearted sound to his folky troubadour ways. Employing Mike Mogis from Bright...

Live Review: Conor Oberst – The Greek Theater, LA

Currently touring his latest album Salutations, backed by the awesome Felice Brothers, Conor Oberst had the somewhat unfortunate luck to be playing the Greek...

Album Review: Deb Talan – Lucky Girl

Within the first few seconds of Bring Water – the first of thirteen new songs that Deb Talan of The Weepies decided to bring...