Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Review: SoKo – I Thought I Was An Alien

I Thought I Was an Alien is an honest, elegiac expression of the pains of love, loss and aging. SoKo’s debut album deals so...

Review: Lambchop – Mr. M

Mr. M is Lambchop’s eleventh album. The story is that singer-songwriter-guitarist Kurt Wagner had given up music after the death of his friend Vic...

Review: Ben Howard – The Ritz, Manchester

Since releasing his debut album Every Kingdom late last year, Ben Howard seems to have gone from to strength, to strength, to strength. He...

Review: Rachel Sermanni – Black Currents

Rachel Sermanni is a name I have heard mentioned for a while now. I have seen numerous new releases, videos, reviews and features dedicated...

Review: James Vincent Mcmorrow – The Kazimier, Liverpool

A haunting yet beautiful voice, delicate emotive lyrics and powerful but mellow tunes has made this rugged Irish man one of TFFT’s favourites for...

Review: Stefan Melbourne – EP-01

Manchester-based Stefan Melbourne is gracefully stepping onto the folk-radar. Melbourne recently released a two song record, EP-01, which blends country and folk and pulls...

Review: Beth Jeans Houghton – Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose

When describing Beth Jeans Houghton’s music, the following words are often thrust around:  insane, fierce, eccentric, ambitious, unpredictable and manic. Delicate and beautiful are often...

Review: Sharon Van Etten – Tramp

When I first started listening to Tramp, the word that popped in my head was 'haunting'. Sure, it's partly the wobbly voice and swirly...

Review: Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas

Old Ideas is, as the title suggests, a Leonard Cohen album that shows Leonard Cohen doing what he always has; it is just a...

Review: Jenny Owen Youngs – An Unwavering Band Of Light

An Unwavering Band Of Light is Jenny Owen Young's third studio album, and is another step forward on the road to musical greatness for the singer/songwriter...