Sunday, June 16, 2019

Live Review: Fleet Foxes – Manchester Apollo

In my most recent review of a live act, I commented that if a performance inspires you to follow every member of the band...

Album Review: Joel Plaskett – The Park Avenue Sobriety Test

Canadian singer/songwriter and producer, Joel Plaskett, hits forty rock of ages on 18th April, which is a significant landmark and this informs his new...

Review: Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo – Australia House,...

I’m not used to having my handbag searched and being made to walk through a metal detector on entering a gig, but then I...

Live Review: Conor Oberst – The Greek Theater, LA

Currently touring his latest album Salutations, backed by the awesome Felice Brothers, Conor Oberst had the somewhat unfortunate luck to be playing the Greek...

Review: Lianne La Havas – Is Your Love Big Enough?

  The husky soothing sounds presented in the highly-anticipated debut album Is Your Love Big Enough?, from folk and soul singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas, succeed...

Album Review: The Felice Brothers – Life In The Dark

From the very first note of Aerosol Ball, The Felice Brothers show their folk and indie roots. The stomping bass drum backing the polka driving accordion not...

Review: The Staves – Facing West EP

Every piece of writing about The Staves compares them to Laura Marling. I’ve never listened to Laura Marling so I cannot vouch for this....

Album Review: Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today

On album number nine, Thank You For Today, Death Cab For Cutie presents a powerful comeback from the previous experiment on the last record Kintsugi....

Review: Mark Nichols – In The Arms Of Angels

Beautiful vocal harmonies and layers of delicate guitar picking create a mesmerising soundscape in Mark Nichols’ latest single In the Arms of Angels. The...

Review: Daughter – If You Leave

If You Leave is the much-anticipated full-length album from Daughter, the London-based trio of Elena Tonra, Igor Haefeli and Remi Aguilella. After a speedy rise...