EP | Wooden Arms – Tide

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A slow violin bow moving, a piano dropping notes like rain and it’s a spellbinding introduction to Wooden Arms’ new EP. Then come the haunting backing vocals before a stunning and maudlin voice effortlessly glides through the fascinating instrumentation. By…

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.…

News | Bear’s Den announce new UK and European tour

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Ahead of the release of their new single ‘Above The Clouds of Pompeii’ (October 13th) and much-anticipated debut album Islands (October 20th, Communion Records) and a sold-out autumn European tour, Bear’s Den have announced their biggest set of live dates so far in February/March 2015. Pre-sale…

News | Rae Morris releases ‘Closer’ video

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Rae Morris has unveiled the official video for her new single ‘Closer’, released 22nd October. She’s also announced the title of her debut album, Unguarded, due for release on 26th January and produced by Ariel Rechtshaid (Haim, Charli XCX, Vampire Weekend). The stunning video for ‘Closer’ shows Rae…

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…

News | First Aid Kit announce new 2015 UK tour

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Following the release of their Columbia Records-released album Stay Gold, their entirely sold-out 2014 UK tour (which included a support slot with Ryan Adams and a headline show at The Royal Albert Hall) and their incredible performance on ‘Later…with Jools Holland'; First Aid Kit have announced new dates for 2015. Their…

Album | Lutine – White Flowers

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White Flowers begins with ‘Espera’, which means waiting/hoping/expecting, and sounds like an open window on a cold sunny morning: bright, pure voices, and a buzzing hum which could be a harmonium or a discordant amp. The song lyrics throughout have…

Album | Ólöf Arnalds – Palme

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Palme is short, compact, stunning. It’s a record a little like a music box, with ballerina popping up and spinning intoxicatingly, especially to those who let themselves become one with it. It’s like a fragile and wonderful little universe. Artists…