Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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...

Album Review: Will Stratton – Rosewood Almanac

From the first flutter of chirping birds on the first track of Rosewood Almanac, Will Stratton captivates the listener and carries them away on...

EP Review: Chloe Foy – Are We There Yet

This week, the exceptional talent that is Chloe Foy is set to release her new EP, Are We There Yet. Chloe has been on our radar...

Live Review: Jake Houlsby – The Mining Institute, Newcastle

On the release day of his new EP Vondelpark, Jake Houlsby headlined Newcastle’s Mining Institute. It seemed a pretty big affair as just before showtime, extra...