Saturday, August 17, 2019

Album Review: Joy Williams – Front Porch

Joy Williams evokes her name in the beautifully written music on this record. Having been a fan...

Live Review: Stella Donnelly – Yes, Manchester

Stella Donnelly is an absolute star! Her performance this evening in Yes' accommodating Pink Room demonstrates why impeccable stage craft tied to...

Album Review: The Mountain Goats – In League With Dragons

John Darnielle has made many, many records but this may be the first time he has written...

Album Review: Billie Marten – Feeding Seahorses By Hand

Billie Marten has been on our radar since 2014, when she came to the fore with the...

Album Review: Bear’s Den – so that you might hear me

So that you might hear me is the third studio album by Bear’s Den, expanding upon the...

Album Review: Jade Bird – Jade Bird

When I first saw Jade Bird live she was instantly likeable and her vocals were bigger than...

Album Review: John Paul White – The Hurting Kind

I am late to the John Paul White game, never mind that other band, but when I...

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...