Reviews

Album | Vashti Bunyan – Heartleap

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Vashti Bunyan’s more than 30-year absence from popular music was almost as epic as Bill Fay’s. His numbered 41 years between albums. Vashti returned in 2005, 35 years after her debut record. These are certainly facts and cases worth examining.…

Album | Haley Bonar – Last War

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The almost Joy Division-esque opening to Haley Bonar’s Last War is odd. It soon settles you as Bonar’s pleasant but not life-altering voice breaks the uncertainty. The cover of this record is perhaps the most brutal part, and seems to…

EP | Charlotte Carpenter – Take It All

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Northampton born Charlotte Carpenter has released more snippets of her undeniable talent with fourth EP Take It All. Since graduating from a Popular Music Course at Derby University the singer-songwriter has been building up wide spread recognition and support across…

Album | Tweedy – Sukierae

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Jeff Tweedy has long since proven his worth in the general landscape of popular music. He has turned from young alt-country man into middle aged alt-rock legend. This time he wears another new hat, as he offers Tweedy’s debut album.…

Albums | Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams

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Over his 14 year solo career since leaving Whiskeytown, Ryan Adams has released 14 albums, ranging from the Americana sounds of 2011’s Ashes & Fire to the rather more obscure metal of Orion. Adams is a modern day musical chameleon, hopping…