Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Review: Alana Amram And The Rough Gems – Snow Shadows: Songs...

It is testament to a good songwriter when their songs can remain relevant even decades after they were originally written and recorded. Yet, equally,...

Album Review: Slow Club – Paradise

Slow Club's debut album, Yeah, So, is indie-pop perfection. It's just the right mix of sincerity and whimsy; sweet without being cloying, heartfelt without...

Album Review: Blitzen Trapper – American Goldwing

Blitzen Trapper’s new album, American Goldwing, their third released on Sub Pop Records and their sixth in a list of critically acclaimed LPs, holds...

Review: End Of The Road Festival

This year saw the sixth incarnation of EOTR, and my fourth year in succession. This festival offers a nicely relaxed vibe at the tail end...

Review: Paper Aeroplanes – A Comfortable Sleep

Paper Aeroplanes hail from the west-coast of Wales,  a country soaked in fine folk talent. And at the forefront are Sarah Howells and Richard Llewellyn, the...

Review: The Ridges – The Ridges

Genre hybrids can be a worrying thing. Think about funk-metal. Or jazz-metal. Or anything-metal. But when it’s done correctly you can have a unique and exciting beast...

Album Review: Laura Marling – A Creature I Don’t Know

This time next week, folk fans up and down the country will be embracing their new haul of sensational albums, including records from Slow...

Album Review: Bombay Bicycle Club – A Different Kind Of Fix

 Every time I listen to Bombay Bicycle Club, I remember the first time I heard them. My (then) boyfriend and I were driving west...

Album Review: Beirut – The Rip Tide

The first time I properly heard Beirut was live at ATP 2009. I was preoccupied at the time by my surroundings; why was I...

Album Review: Other Lives – Tamer Animals

Tamer Animals is the second full-length album from Oklahoma's Other Lives. Self-recorded in their hometown of Stillwater, the five-piece worked on this second record for...