Monday, February 17, 2020

EP Review: Bear’s Den – Only Son of the Falling Snow

Intriguing and beautiful piano intros, mesmerising harmonies, acoustic guitar tones to die for, festive themes that we...

Review: Tasseomancy – Ulalume

Apparently Tasseomancy is the practice of reading fortunes using tealeaves.  It’s not terribly inspiring as a band name, particularly when you learn that the...

Review: Thea Gilmore And Sandy Denny

A posthumous collaborative effort is bound to raise some cynical and apprehensive eyebrows. When Sandy Denny is involved, an artist commonly perceived as a...

Review: Ben Howard – The Ritz, Manchester

Since releasing his debut album Every Kingdom late last year, Ben Howard seems to have gone from to strength, to strength, to strength. He...

Review: Peasant – Bound For Glory

  Peasant, the musical alias of American singer-songwriter Damien DeRose, made his name as a solo, home-recording specialist with his bedroom-made debut album Fear Not...

Review: Of Monsters And Men – My Head Is An Animal

It has been almost a year since My Head Is An Animal was released in the Icelandic sextet’s homeland, and since then, with a...

Review: Bon Iver + The Staves – MEN Arena, Manchester

The Manchester Evening News Arena - predominantly home to chart-toppers, bands trying to cash in on a comeback, sticky floors and screaming teenagers -...

Review: Night Beds – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

Since recently releasing his debut album, Country Sleep, Winston Yellen, aka Night Beds, has been reaping the rewards of his highly-praised record. Though this was his...

Interview: Eliza And The Bear Talk To TFFT

Slap bang in the middle of their biggest headline tour to date, Eliza And The Bear spoke to TFFT, following their glorious headline show at...

Album Review: case/lang/veirs – case/lang/veirs

Aside from having a nice ring to it, if case/lang/veirs sounds rather familiar yet also unheard of, it is because this self-titled album is from...