Friday, November 15, 2019

Live Review: Jim James – Rough Trade, NYC

When Jim James announces a secret, intimate venue show the day before, the hopes are set high for the new batch of tunes that...

Album Review: Mountain Man – Magic Ship

Autumn descends upon us; the air is crisp, the days are getting shorter, and there’s nothing more perfect than Mountain Man’s Magic Ship to...

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: Various Artists – Tiny Changes: A Celebration of Frightened...

Just before noon on Sunday 27th June 2010, exceptionally hungover and thoroughly miserable, a friend enticed me...

Album Review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

What a time Michael Kiwanuka is having. A few short years ago after the release of a...

Album Review: Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm

Benjamin Francis Leftwich may only have one trick up his sleeve, but it's a successful one. He exhibits an unwavering devotion to low-tempo acoustic...

Album Review: Greg Hall – Run Barefoot Holler

Run Barefoot Holler may be Greg Hall’s debut album however do not regard him as an inexperienced musician just entering the realms of the...

Review: Paper Aeroplanes – The Slaughtered Lamb, London

Paper Aeroplanes are the duo Sarah Howells and Richard Llewellyn. They've been rising to prominence recently with significant airplay on BBC Radio One (Huw...

Review: Daniel Rossen – Silent Hour/Golden Mile

Grizzly Bear’s Daniel Rossen has a new EP, Silent Hour/ Golden Mile and it’s a tricky one for me; perhaps because I can’t quite...

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...