Friday, June 5, 2020

Review: Carolina Chocolate Drops – Leaving Eden

There are few bands creating music today who bring the old school like the Carolina Chocolate Drops. This is traditional African American folk music...

Live Review: Ryan Bingham – Gorilla, Manchester

The recently-released sixth studio album by Ryan Bingham is an absolute delight. Blending together a range of genres, American Love Song provides...

Live Review: Bryde – Camden Assembly, London

“We love you Birdy,” shouted one gig goer...if that was the gig they were after then they would still have been pleasantly surprised at...

Live Review: Jones – Oslo Hackney, London

Okay, this is Thank Folk For That, so I understand if you thought this would be another review of some more excellent live folk music...but...

Album Review: Jonathan Wilson – Gentle Spirit

Jonathan Wilson is certainly not new to the music scene, despite Gentle Spirit being his debut solo album. Born in North Carolina, 1974, Wilson...

Album Review: Beach House – Depression Cherry

The hours of sunlight are drawing in, the leaves on the trees are turning a golden hue, and the air is getting just that...

Live Review: The Staves – Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn

Fresh off the release of their new EP Sleeping In A Car, The Staves are now touring the U.S. The studio release blew my mind...

Album Review: Greg Hall – Run Barefoot Holler

Run Barefoot Holler may be Greg Hall’s debut album however do not regard him as an inexperienced musician just entering the realms of the...

Album Review: S. Carey – Hundred Acres

Sean Carey is best known as the co-frontman of the critically-acclaimed indie-alternative folk ban Bon Iver, alongside Justin Vernon. What Bon Iver fans may...

Live Review: The Decemberists – BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

One highlight of this summer’s BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! annual concert series in Prospect Park, was The Decemberists on August 14th. Initially scheduled earlier in...