Reviews

EP | The Staves – Blood I Bled

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It’s been two years since the sisters Staveley-Taylor – Camillia, Emily and Jessica – rose to prominence with debut full album Dead & Born & Grown receiving critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. After expanding their fan base…

Album | Lily and Madeleine – Fumes

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Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz are sisters who haven’t had your usual, run of the mill high school life. Growing up in Indianapolis, Indiana, they recorded their debut EP The Weight of the Globe in between classes and announced themselves to…

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…