Saturday, July 20, 2019

Review: She & Him – A Very She & Him Christmas

Unless you’ve been living in a media-free hole, you’ve all probably noticed that Christmas is on its way. On the whole I generally take...

Review: Thea Gilmore And Sandy Denny

A posthumous collaborative effort is bound to raise some cynical and apprehensive eyebrows. When Sandy Denny is involved, an artist commonly perceived as a...

Review: Other Lives – The Deaf Institute, Manchester

On a late Sunday evening, when we should really be wrapped up warm with a cocoa and some nonsense talent programme, particularly with a...

Review & Interview: Marcus Foster – Stanley Theatre, Liverpool

For those of you who are familiar with Marcus Foster, you will know that you certainly cannot accuse the man for a lack of...

Review: The Leisure Society And Laura Marling – Manchester Cathedral

On a dark, breezy and chilly night in Manchester, the idea of stepping into a Cathedral after hours would usually sound rather strange and...

Review: Bon Iver – Manchester Apollo

Bon Iver have been a busy bunch recently, touring the States in support of their recently released, self-titled album. After giving the UK a...

Review: Lucy Rose & Ben Howard – The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Ben Howard is currently rambling around on a sold-out tour of the UK.  In support of his debut album Every Kingdom, which charted at no....

Review: Jonny Kearney And Lucy Farrell – Kite

It is an undeniable fact that Winter is fast approaching. Days of snowflaked scarves and mittens are intermingling with days of espadrilles and tee...

Album Review: Jeffrey Lewis – A Turn In The Dream-Songs

Jeffrey Lewis is constantly dwelling on his lack of commercial success and his peripheral cult status. I wonder if he'd be happy, though, if he...

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...