Friday, November 22, 2019

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...

Album Review: Lisa Hannigan – Passenger

Last Monday the wonderful Lisa Hannigan released her second solo album entitled Passenger. Since flying the Damien Rice shaped nest in 2007 to pursue her...

Review: London Folkfest – Day 3 At The Bedford, Balham

Folk festivals in pubs have come a long way from the hands-on-ear, Vin Garbutt and Martin Carthy folk clubs of the 1970s. These days you'd...

Review: Josephine – Portrait

This may sound a little contradictory, but the most enjoyable aspect of Josephine's wonderful debut album Portrait, is that it isn't folk. Or should we say,...

Review: The Civil Wars – The Civil Wars

  It is not often you get a new release from a band on official ‘hiatus’, especially one who went separate ways due to “internal...

Josiah Johnson & Planes On Paper – Mercury Lounge, NYC

Planes On Paper produce an unmatched, hypnotizing chemistry that is fuelled by Navid Eliot’s soulful guitar rhythms and Jen Borst’s captivating harmonic blend. The...

Live Review: Martha Ffion – Sebright Arms Shoreditch, London

On a busy night at the Sebright Arms, we wandered down into the basement where Alice Barlow and her band started the night's proceedings. Alice...

Live Review: Fleet Foxes – Manchester Apollo

Off the back of their stunning new release, Helplessness Blues, and more recently a quite sensational set on Glastonbury's Other Stage last Friday, the...

Live Review: Callum Pitt – The Cluny, Newcastle

Friday the 13th, unlucky for some but very lucky for this fairly new kid on the block, who goes by the name of Callum...

Album Review: Iron & Wine And Calexico – Years To Burn

14 years is a long time to wait for more genius musical material from this kick ass...