Monday, November 18, 2019

Live Review: Swimming Tapes – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

I have to admit, I didn’t know too much about Swimming Tapes before attending this gig. Swimming Tapes are very much up-and-coming,...

Live Review: Of Monsters and Men – Manchester Academy 1

It's not often that we disagree here at Thank Folk For That, but the new record from Iceland's Of Monsters and Men...

Album Review: Cattle & Cane – Navigator

Cattle & Cane have had a few releases under their belt and all of a high standard,...

Album Review: Vetiver – Up On High

Vetiver is a kind of grass with a sophisticated, earthy scent and this description would be a...

Live Review: Orville Peck – Yes, Manchester

This evening's show is a sell out and UK fans are clearly embracing the spirit of the genre that Orville Peck straddles,...

Live Review: Night Moves – Night & Day Cafe, Manchester

According to the band's Instagram account, Night Moves don't travel beyond their own country's borders much. We are therefore honoured to welcome...

Live Review: Charles Esten – The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Charles Esten IS Deacon Claybourne. This is the only reason why folk bedecked in ten-gallon hats and suede fringe jackets are here...

Album Review: Leif Vollebekk – New Ways

2017's Twin Solitude was an introspective affair, a self-reflective road trip with a sombre geography full of...

Album Review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

What a time Michael Kiwanuka is having. A few short years ago after the release of a...

Live Review: Weyes Blood – Club Academy, Manchester

Manchester has gone to town on Halloween this year for some reason. There’s orange, inflatable monsters everywhere, and Club Academy is no...