Friday, May 26, 2017

Album Review: Fionn Regan – The Meetings Of The Waters

After nearly half a decade away, a move to the Irish countryside and a consideration of hanging up his musical gloves for a full time move into visual...

Album Review: The Wild Reeds – The World We Built

On their second full-length album, The Wild Reeds have demonstrated just how far their wild ambitions, exhilarating talent and thrilling versatility extend. The World...

Album Review: Keston Cobblers Club – Almost Home

“The idea was to go back to song writing in its simplicity, based around nostalgia and the idea of 'home'" - these are the...

Album Review: Johnny Flynn – Sillion

Johnny Flynn’s long-awaited fourth studio album, Sillion, is a luscious and brooding exploration of the dimensions of what folk can be, tinted with elements...

Album Review: Torgeir Waldemar – No Offending Borders

Torgeir Waldemar's second album, No Offending Borders, is an excellent combination of profound acoustic and classic rock sounds. While the majority of the album...

Live Review: Kathryn Williams – Cluny 2, Newcastle

St Patrick’s Day, 2017, “let’s make this the quietest place on the Earth today,” states Kathryn Williams and this is what this gig was....

Album Review: Conor Oberst – Salutations

On October 14th, 2016 Conor Oberst presented a draft of Ruminations that demonstrated the basic simplicity and emotion it takes to produce original, entertaining...

Live Review: Elbow & C Duncan – Manchester Apollo

For the third of four hometown Elbow shows at their favourite venue in the city, the wonderful Manchester Apollo, we ambled down with glee...

Live Review: The Staves – Rough Trade Brooklyn, NYC

Jessica, Camilla and Emily Staveley-Taylor have made quite a name for themselves as the sister singing folk goddess trio The Staves. They have an...

Live Review: Passenger – Beacon Theatre, NYC

On Saturday night, we headed down to the beautiful Beacon Theatre in New York City. The headliner was English artist Passenger and opening were...