Thursday, June 27, 2019

Review: Pearl And The Beard – London

One of our top contributors Jon Barker is good friends with the band you see above you.... Those three jumper-clad people are more regularly referred...

Review: Anaïs Mitchell – Young Man In America

Anaïs Mitchell has never been afraid of exploring different styles and tackling different subjects; whether it has been the Greek myth-inspired folk-opera Hadestown, or...

Review: Dan Mangan – The Castle, Manchester

At a packed out Castle Hotel in Manchester, Dan Mangan took to the stage on the evening of his 29th birthday. A chorus of...

New Bands Review: Anja McCloskey – An Estimation

The wonderful thing about music today is that it’s all getting closer together. There are London folk stars nudging American teen-idols in the charts,...

Review: Old Crow Medicine Show – Carry Me Back

  “Won’t you carry me back, won’t you carry me back, carry me back to Virginia...” Old Crow Medicine Show begin their fourth studio album...

Review: Pete Roe – Our Beloved Bubble

Our Beloved Bubble has been a long time coming. Pete Roe has been a mainstay of the British folk scene for a while now. He...

Album Review: Bella Hardy – With The Dawn

  Bella Hardy’s seventh album, With The Dawn, is her first since being awarded the BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer Of The Year award. The...

Album Review: Devendra Banhart – Ape In Pink Marble

Devendra Banhart has done a pretty phenomenal job at staying in his own musical lane, as his avant-garde, folky style with a hippie flare...

Album Review: The Head And The Heart – Stinson Beach Sessions

You know when you love a band so much that you want to love everything they do but also can’t help holding them to...

Album Review: The National – Sleep Well Beast

Any die-hard fan of Brooklyn-via-Ohio band The National will say the best album is a tie between Alligator and Boxer. This defining era of post grunge, indie...