All articles by Joe Sweeting

Album | San Fermin – Belong

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It is a rare moment where a band presents themselves as being an ensemble performing expansive chamber-pop, yet, back with their third LP of such music, San Fermin return with Belong. Primarily a construct by Ellis Ludwig-Leone, who has previously…

SOTD | Charlie Fink – Firecracker

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The voice of Charlie Fink is a joy to hear, especially so in the current climate of political and social upheaval and troubles. Noah & The Whale were unfairly typecast after the success of ‘5 Years Time’, a shame, as…

SOTD | Ciaran Lavery – New Partner

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Ostensibly a release for the forthcoming 10th anniversary Record Store Day (22nd April), Northern Irish musician Ciaran Lavery, fresh from releasing a well-received live album at the tail end of 2016, has dipped his toe into the cavernous back catalogue…

Album | Tennis – Yours Conditionally

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Beginning life as a chronicle of a summer on board a yacht way back in 2011, Tennis, comprising husband-and-wife duo Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley, return with their forth LP of sun soaked songs tinged with sadness, Yours Conditionally. The…

Album | Holly Mcvae – Golden Eagle

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The newest addition to the every burgeoning Bella Union label, Holly Mcvae, has released her debut record Golden Eagle, and deserves the plaudits she is sure to receive. The opening track, ‘White Bridge’, sets the tone for the record. The…