Thursday, November 23, 2017

Album Review: The National – Sleep Well Beast

Any die-hard fan of Brooklyn-via-Ohio band The National will say the best album is a tie between Alligator and Boxer. This defining era of post grunge, indie...

Live Review: J. Roddy Walston & The Business – Music Hall...

As a preview for the release of their upcoming, fourth full-length album Destroyers Of The Soft Life, the Richmond, Virginia southern rock four-piece J....

Album Review: The War On Drugs – A Deeper Understanding

Following the release of Adam Granduciel's landmark project Lost In The Dream in March 2014, the third record from his band The War On Drugs and...

Live Review: Courtney Marie Andrews – The Deaf Institute, Manchester

As a promoter in a previous lifetime, these nights would be the ones I'd look forward to most. Sold-out, great support, even better headliner,...

Album Review: Iron & Wine – Beast Epic

Over the years, Sam Beam has experimented with various musical styles beyond his breathy, unrefined folk, and this time around, Iron & Wine releases Beast...

Festivals: Green Man Festival 2017 Review

15 years in, it's fair to say that Green Man have pretty much perfected the art of hosting a weekend that caters for all...

Live Review: Sylvan Esso – BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Festival

Sylvan Esso returned to the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Festival stage a couple of weeks ago in support of their latest full length album What...

EP Review: Josh Arbour – Josh Arbour

With the first twang of sugar-sweet gravel in Josh Arbour’s voice on Corinne, the first track on his self-titled debut EP, Arbour announces his...

EP Review: Margo Price – Weakness

With a surprise release, Margo Price has released a 4 song EP entitled Weakness that cements her new legacy as a great songwriter with a...

Live Review: Lucy Rose – Tyneside Cinema

“It’s scarier doing a gig in a cinema,” was how Lucy Rose opened the night as she introduced the documentary that influenced her third...