Thursday, August 6, 2020

Album Review: Houndmouth – Little Neon Limelight

Houndmouth, an alternative country band from New Albany, will release their beautiful second album Little Neon Limelight on March 17th. This album shows them...

Live Review: Tim Pourbaix – The Knitting Factory, Brooklyn

I first met Tim Pourbaix at an open mic night in Bushwick, Brooklyn. His command of dynamics and unique vocals are two...

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....

Review: Of Monsters And Men – My Head Is An Animal

It has been almost a year since My Head Is An Animal was released in the Icelandic sextet’s homeland, and since then, with a...

Review: The Mountain Goats – Transcendental Youth

John Darnielle is back again with the fourteenth record under the name The Mountain Goats. Merge Records released Transcendental Youth on 2 October 2012, after releasing All...

Album Review: Gymnast – Wild Fleet

Give or take a week, it's been exactly two years since Manchester-duo Gymnast played Thank Folk For That Live in their hometown, alongside Farao...

Album Review: Lanterns On The Lake – Spook The Herd

Direct and dream like is how I would describe the new record by Lanterns On The Lake....

Live Review: The Augustines – The Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth

Life hasn’t always been perfect with The Augustines, with tragedy being the epitome of what they forcambe to for many years. But you wouldn’t...

Review: Tasseomancy – Ulalume

Apparently Tasseomancy is the practice of reading fortunes using tealeaves.  It’s not terribly inspiring as a band name, particularly when you learn that the...

Live Review: Vetiver – Yes, Manchester

The last time Vetiver were in Manchester was way back in 2015. That night, the San Francisco outfit played as a full...