Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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...

Album Review: Of Monsters And Men – Fever Dream

Fever Dream: a title that creates a tone in itself, sets expectations… will this album be a...

Live Review: Isakov’s First Ride As A Solo Passenger – Beacon...

Touring with Passenger, and for the first time without full band support, as a solo act was the “scariest/coolest thing” Gregory Alan Isakov has ever...

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...

Review: Jenny O. – Home

  Jenny O’s Home is a beautifully quaint record, filled with all the charm and cheer that one might expect from a female folky/indie artist....

Live Review: Ashley McBryde & Sean McConnell – Manchester Academy

There are times when the volume and quality of the audience participation on display this evening almost makes the presence of Ashley...

Review: Beach House – The Ritz, Manchester

On a dark, wet and windy evening in Manchester, the idea of a Beach House in any form was a wonderful image; be it...

Review: Poor Moon – The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

With the Seattle-based Fleet Foxes taking time out from their heart-warming, bearded folk endeavours, space opened up this year for a number of its...

Live Review: Cloves – Omeara, London

What a night this was to be. Firstly, Cloves was down for her first headline London show and then Jade Bird was announced as...

Album Review: Bear’s Den – so that you might hear me

So that you might hear me is the third studio album by Bear’s Den, expanding upon the...