Nick Drake

#108 Nick Drake – Northern Sky

Nick Drake Bryter Later

Born on June 19, 1948, Nick Drake would have been 65 today. It’s not an original thought to describe him as the Vincent van Gogh of British music, but it’s too romantic a link not to make. Both led troubled…

EP | O. Chapman – Obedient Son

o chapman ep

The wonderful O.Chapman has been in our good books, not to mention our one-to-watch books, for some considerable time now, and his 2012 debut EP ‘Obedient Son’ certainly didn’t let our expectations down. Recorded at the equally fantastic Dave Gerard’s…

Brian’s Mixtape | Rain

Broken Umbrella by Leslie Duss

Good afternoon, friends, Naturally owls know better than to get caught in the rain, so I am fluffed up by the fire with a hot buttered rum. Since you’re probably about to brave the outside with one of those horrific…

Preview: Beatnik @ The Macbeth, Hoxton

Beatnik is a monthly event at The Macbeth in Hoxton, featuring a free rooftop barbeque, puppet-making, hula-hooping, open mic, vintage DJ-ing and fine folk. It’s the brainchild of singer-songwriter Russell Swallow, writer of warm, Romantic songs like a draught of…

Brian’s Mixtape #27: Hot to Trot

Following last week’s shameful booze-fuelled fiasco, Brian’s plunged like a lead balloon into a pit of depression so deep and wide that it’s been necessary to rescue him from his slum of a nest and reinstall him (temporarily, we hope)…