Tuesday, August 20, 2019

EP Review: Margo Price – Weakness

With a surprise release, Margo Price has released a 4 song EP entitled Weakness that cements her new legacy as a great songwriter with a...

Album Review: The Wandering Hearts – Wild Silence

Think Fleetwood Mac, First Aid Kit, Of Monsters And Men and the like, and then put them to one side (though I am a...

Live Review: The Shires – The Sage, Gateshead

What a way to extend the weekend than by seeing British country-music darlings The Shires play a packed out Sage Hall on the last...

Live Review: The Decemberists – BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

One highlight of this summer’s BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! annual concert series in Prospect Park, was The Decemberists on August 14th. Initially scheduled earlier in...

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: Jack Savoretti & The Wandering Hearts – Mouth Of...

Starting in 2004, Mouth Of The Tyne Festival has grown from two nights of live music at The Priory to now a...

Review: The Jayhawks – Mockingbird Time

The histories of some of rock music’s finest outfits have been beset by feuds, rotating line-ups and gradual transformations. From The Byrds to Motorhead...

Review: Dan Mangan – Oh Fortune

Oh Fortune immediately strikes of ambition from the very first note. Where previously Dan Mangan had relied more often than not upon his acoustic strumming,...

Review: Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself

Recorded in Andrew Bird's barn, Break it Yourself holds a sense of spontaneity, an innate feeling of sincerity. The quality and talent exhibited on...

Review: Peasant – The Vortex, London

In a small room overlooking Gillett Square, buried deep in Dalston, is the most intimate of venues: the Vortex Jazz Club. As I sat...