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Album | The National – Sleep Well Beast

Experimentally familiar, The National’s new release, Sleep Well Beast, is a collaborative effort at changing the recording process. All five members have had the opportunity to go off in new directions since the release of Trouble Will Find Me in 2013.…

Live | Lambchop @ Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Nashville’s Lambchop have morphed into an intriguing live prospect in the wake of last year’s critically-lauded Flotus album. Once a sprawling southern country-soul collective whose stage-presence stretched into double figures, tonight be-capped frontman Kurt Wagner is joined only by bassist…

Live | Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

Friday “This is a love song I wrote, and it’s called ‘The Worst’.” Mid-way through her Stage 1 Friday afternoon set, Tennessean country blues musician Amythyst Kiah gave words to folk music’s USP, and proceeded to sing a cheerful sounding…