Reviews

EP | Daughter – 4AD Session

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After the success of last year’s If You Leave, and following a recent run of shows supporting indie darlings The National on their US tour, Daughter release a five track EP which sees them reworking select songs from their debut…

Live | Jesca Hoop @ Sebright Arms, London

For Folk's Sake | Jesca Hoop

Any regular listener of Guy Garvey’s Sunday afternoon slot will be familiar with his relentless gushing over Jesca Hoop – a California born songstress who, having married Elbow’s tour manager, is now based in Garvey’s native Manchester. Just last week…

EP | Glass Ankle – Fragments

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Fragments is a fitting title for this debut EP from Manchester-based Glass Ankle. A mixed and contemplative bag, it doesn’t always hit the mark, but it’s definitely got an assortment of shiny treats to entice you. A blending of some…

Album | S. Carey – Range of Light

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This past winter, I sat down and read a biography on Bon Iver, entitled Bon Iver-Good Winter, written by Mark Beaumont. Whilst it was all very interesting learning about how Justin Vernon went from studying religion at university to creating…

Album | Stone Jack Jones – Ancestor

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Descending from a long line of coal miners, when Stone Jack Jones came down the mountains of West Virginia he found himself a constant misfit – he was rejected for military service in Vietnam, and instead pursued careers ranging from…