Monday, July 22, 2019

Album Review: Lily & Madeleine – Canterbury Girls

Nobody ever expects an artist or band to maintain the same musical style for ever. Young artists...

Live Review: Mothers – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

The last time Mothers were in the UK was at the Green Man Festival in 2016. For some reason their slot was...

Album Review: Tedeschi Trucks Band – Signs

Listeners can immediately tell from the piercing and electrifying guitar intros on the latest album from Tedeschi...

Live Review: Cedric Burnside – St. Mary’s A Creative Space, Chester

Having a tangible structure to a show may seem too premeditated for artistic endeavour to be truly appreciated, but tonight in this...

Album Review: The Unthanks – Lines

Over the last fifteen years, The Unthanks have given us numerous delights. In amongst their original works...

Album Review: Ryan Bingham – American Love Song

Ryan Bingham has proved to be a mercurial proponent of the Americana genre. Debut Mescalito was a...

Live Review: Carson McHone – The Castle Hotel, Manchester

During a pre-show cigarette, a passing individual outside the Northern Quarter's Castle Hotel asks Carson McHone what kind of music she plays....

Album Review: Ward Thomas – Restless Minds

Restless Minds, the follow-up to debut album From Where We Stand (2014) and Cartwheels (2016), is Ward...

Album Review: Beirut – Gallipoli

At its best, Beirut feels like music made for the wandering, for the vagabonds who lead a...

Album Review: The Wandering Hearts – Wild Silence Deluxe Edition

I often wonder why artists release ‘new versions’ of albums but then there are occasions when it is done and you thank...