Monday, July 22, 2019

Live Review: Norma Jean Martine – Servant Jazz Quarters, London

How do you even begin to describe Norma Jean Martine? She has a bit of blues, she has a bit of pop, she has...

Live Review: Justin Townes Earle – El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles

We walked into the El Rey on that Saturday night to the sound of a white hot fiddle screaming some old-school country rock, setting...

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...

Live Review: Hayes Carll – The Glee Club, Nottingham

The hangdog demeanour that Hayes Carll exhibits when he arrives on the Glee Club stage may be more exaggerated than usual; the...

Live Review: Andrew Combs – Gullivers, Manchester

The latest stint on the road by Nashville troubadour Andrew Combs appears to have been instigated for a couple of reasons, but...

Live Review: The Wandering Hearts – Bush Hall, London

On the back of releasing the critically-acclaimed debut album Wild Silence, the alt-country Americana quartet The Wandering Hearts went on their first UK headline sell-out...

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 & Live Review: LUMP – Band On The Wall, Manchester

Last Sunday night, a tribe of Manchester’s most keen and curious residents overlooked the bellowing sunshine and flocked towards the darkest room in the...

Live Review: Pierce Brothers – Electric Ballroom, London

The Electric Ballroom was the venue for the final European date for Australia’s Pierce Brothers, before they headed back home. As the audience began...

Live Review: First Aid Kit & Van William – Albert Hall,...

Having sold out two nights well in advance at Manchester's finest of venues The Albert Hall, First Aid Kit and support Van William were...