Sunday, June 16, 2019
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David J and Rose McGowan make sweet music together

You have to admire David J’s desire to remain relevant. It is very easy for musicians at a certain point in their career  to...

Kim Thompsett’s new LP proves that baroque ‘n’ roll ain’t dead!

Reviewing the luscious Woebetide Hill recently was the perfect excuse, not that I need much of one, to break out the long and lavish...

Cellista thoroughly embraces the post-genre world

If you are still one of those people who sees classical and contemporary music as being two mutually exclusive camps, that the former is...

The aptly named Slowness offer up unhurried, sonic beauty

Slowness make music which seems less about presenting songs to the listener and more about cocooning them in smooth and sultry swathes of drifting...

Where We Sleep on a quest to find a new form of rock music

Where We Sleep almost feel like the front runners in the search for a new form of rock music, one which very generously tips...

More musical magic from the black watch

Whereas I grew up in a musical era where a whole raft of British alternative bands were looking to the west, the west coast...

Swimming against the tide towards pop’s full potential

There was a time when the term pop music didn’t conjure images of air-brushed karaoke kids, dance routines and banal repetitive, nonsensical lyrics. A...

From here to Eternities 1 : The strange world of Y33BA

I guarantee that if you asked 5, 10…100 different people to listen to Y33BA they would all come to a different conclusion as to...

Chaos and charisma collide on new Submotile release

If the term Shoegaze has always suggested intricate walls of guitar noise whilst Dream-pop suggestive of a more drifting and hazy soundscape, then it...

The Original Rude Boy still working hard 40 years on

Being that this year marks the 40th anniversary of both The Specials and 2Tone Records, Working Hard Everyday is a perfectly timed release. But...