Friday, April 19, 2019

Album Review: Bruce Hornsby – Absolute Zero

Twenty-one albums in and Bruce Hornsby is a world away from his 1986 belter 'The Way It...

Live Review: Nicole Atkins – St. Mary’s Creative Space, Chester

If there was one evening that epitomized everything that was great about live music, and the difficulties our favourite artists face in...

Live Review: Julia Jacklin – Yes, Manchester

It's Friday night and Manchester city centre is buzzing. The sun has accompanied these first few days of Spring and the effects...

Album Review: Strand Of Oaks – Eraserland

Timothy Showalter, AKA Strand Of Oaks, is nothing if not a wearer of hearts on sleeves. Previous...

Album Review: Jenny Lewis – On The Line

It's been almost five years since the colourful and flamboyant The Voyager and one senses that Jenny Lewis' rainbow suit and guitar...

Album Review: Lucy Rose – No Words Left

Excitement built up on the morning of January 9th when I received a letter. It was a...

Album Review: Stella Donnelly – Beware Of The Dogs

If Stella Donnelly's previous EP was not unlike a stripped-back, acoustic Courtney Barnett record, then her debut...

Album Review: Lily & Madeleine – Canterbury Girls

Nobody ever expects an artist or band to maintain the same musical style for ever. Young artists...

Live Review: Mothers – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

The last time Mothers were in the UK was at the Green Man Festival in 2016. For some reason their slot was...

Album Review: Tedeschi Trucks Band – Signs

Listeners can immediately tell from the piercing and electrifying guitar intros on the latest album from Tedeschi...