SOTD | Charlie Fink – Firecracker

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…

Album | Karen Elson – Double Roses

Seven years have passed since Karen Elson’s debut record first wowed audiences with its blues-tinged ballads of murder and desolation. Unfortunately, this was a time where Elson met celebrity not for her music, but rather for the one she was…

Single | Ivan Beecroft – Believe

Folk and rock singers have strummed their way through this common theme through eras come and gone for so long that it’s become a timeless sentiment: the working class are underprivileged at best and oppressed at worst. Such has been…

Premiere | Songs For Walter – Earwigging

When we first came across Songs for Walter, he was singing songs inspired by his grandfather. His beautiful debut album unfolded like a family photo album and touched emotional nerve endings throughout. But as Laurie Hulme prepares his second record,…

SOTD | Ciaran Lavery – New Partner

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…