Tuesday, September 22, 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...

Album Review: Norah Jones – Pick Me Up Off The Floor

Pick Me Up Off The Floor might very well be the soul jazz record Norah Jones needed...

A Day And A Night With: Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker...

Another installment of our ‘A Day And A Night With…’ feature for you today, where we spend some quality time with one of our...

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...