Elliott Smith

Feature | Aside from Llewyn Davis

Laura Marling

Inside Llewyn Davis – the latest Coen brothers film which is out this weekend – shows the struggles of a 1960s folk musician trying to make it as a solo artist having previously been part of a duo. It got…

#235 Elliott Smith – Waltz #2 (XO)

Elliott Smith Waltz #2

There are certain songs that catch you at just the right time and shape the way you experience and appreciate music forever. Elliott Smith’s Waltz #2 (XO) is a song that did that to a host of impressionable music lovers…

Brian’s Mixtape #29: Parliament of Fowls

Safely installed in his cosy nest, Brian’s been musing on how great his winged neighbours are. Birds are a splendid bunch – lots of them sing (although admittedly with varying levels of success), some of them are darned attractive (Mr…