Saturday, September 21, 2019

Review: The Wilderness Of Manitoba – The Slaughtered Lamb, London

The Wilderness of Manitoba were something of a phenomenon at last year's End Of The Road Festival, making the informal piano stage their own...

Review: To Kill A King – Scala, London

To Kill A King (TKAK) arrived at Scala this past Wednesday night, flying high. On the back of a sold out tour with Bastille,...

Review: Joe Innes And The Cavalcade – The Frighteners

  Knowingly, from the start, I was going to enjoy this album, thanks to their websites teaser tracks: Pet Cemetery and The Frighteners. However, I wasn't...

Review: Van Dyke Parks – Re-Issues

Composer, arranger, lyricist, singer, former child actor, and “One of the…geniuses  of American pop music” according to no less an authority than Pere...

Album Review: Jarle Skavhellen – The Ghost In Your Smile

Jarle Skavhellen’s debut album, The Ghost In Your Smile, is a masterfully authentic marriage of modern and classic folk. Heartfelt, hypnotic, and earthy yet...

Album Review: Planes On Paper – Edge Markings

The days of Summer are closing in, and that leaves us with one very important task: finding the right Fall albums to soundtrack the...

Album Review: Dry The River – Alarms In The Heart

  Alarms In The Heart is the second release by Dry The River, the London-based band. In the making of the album, Will Harvey (violin,...

Live Review: Shakey Graves – Terminal 5, NYC

A few weekends ago, Shakey Graves brought his raging vocals and aggressive singer/songwriter spirit to Terminal 5 in Manhattan, New York. What made the...

Album Review: Bruce Hornsby – Absolute Zero

Twenty-one albums in and Bruce Hornsby is a world away from his 1986 belter 'The Way It...

Festivals: Green Man Festival 2019 Review

Now in its 17th year, Green Man Festival has developed and evolved from a small, grass-roots, folk-heavy gathering; to a four-day, 20,000-strong,...