Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Review: Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo – Australia House,...

I’m not used to having my handbag searched and being made to walk through a metal detector on entering a gig, but then I...

Review: Victoria Vox – Vox Ukulele Cello

Victoria Vox - Vox Ukulele Cello is the latest release from Victoria Vox and Katie the Cellist, released late last month, through Obus Music and...

Review: Slow Club – The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

When the Sheffield duo of Rebecca Taylor and Charles Watson first got together as Slow Club, it was at the time of Arctic Monkeys...

Review: Marcus Foster – Nameless Path

I must say, I do enjoy the manly manliness of Marcus Foster’s voice, all gravel and phwoar. An occasionally overwhelming range of influences and musical...

Review: Meg Baird – Seasons On Earth

Meg Baird’s new album, Seasons on Earth is due to be released today, (26th September), her first solo album since 2007. Having been in the...

Review: Foxtrot Festival

Imagine that you have a friend -- let's call him Will, Will Kommen -- who has exceedingly rich parents that live in a mansion...

Review: Peggy Sue – Acrobats

Gritty gritty grit grit. I like you, Peggy Sue. With a significant shift in mood and instrumentation from their first record Fossils and Other Phantoms, this second...

Review: The Jayhawks – Mockingbird Time

The histories of some of rock music’s finest outfits have been beset by feuds, rotating line-ups and gradual transformations. From The Byrds to Motorhead...

Review: Alana Amram And The Rough Gems – Snow Shadows: Songs...

It is testament to a good songwriter when their songs can remain relevant even decades after they were originally written and recorded. Yet, equally,...

Review: Slow Club – Paradise

Slow Club's debut album, Yeah, So, is indie-pop perfection. It's just the right mix of sincerity and whimsy; sweet without being cloying, heartfelt without...