Marika Hackman

Album | Marika Hackman – We Slept At Last


Within folk, there’s a constant and essential need to remain within the acoustic, the wooden, the real. Crossing into unfamiliar instrumental territory can often fragment a delicately antiquated and almost traditional approach to the genre. Familiar up and down the…

EP | Marika Hackman – Deaf Heat

For Folk's Sake | Marika Hackman | Deaf Heat | EP

Deaf Heat opens with the unflinchingly peculiar ‘Tongues’: darkly modulating harmonies bend two minutes into a bottomless eternity of human voices, cutting through hearts like ice.  Lead track ‘Deep Green’ thunders in after the ethereal strangeness of ‘Tongues’, imagining the body as…

Live | Greenman Review 2013

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Hidden in the depths of a valley in the Brecon Beacons lies one of the world’s best-kept secrets. Greenman Festival celebrated its tenth year anniversary, and served to be, yet again, one of the best festivals I have undoubtedly ever been to.

Festivals | Bushstock 2013 Review

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Perhaps being the most discrete and well-behaved festival we have ever attended, Bushstock nestles in cosily amongst London’s bustling Shepherds Bush Green and surrounding chicken shops, pubs and Greek falafell take-aways. In fact it is the reality of the loveliness…

Festivals | Bushstock – Preview

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    Bushstock festival returns for a third year in the heart of Shepard’s Bush, West London. This year offers up a pletitude of acts including Sivu, Thumpers and Roo Panes all performing across four venues. Bushstock was set up…