Album | M. Ward – More Rain

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Remember that favourite jumper you used to wear all the time? The one that is in every photo from 4-5 years ago, and which now is probably lying at the bottom of the wardrobe, just waiting to be put on…

Album | Treetop Flyers – Palomino

The release of Palomino by Treetop Flyers is something of a miracle. Since winning the Glastonbury Festival Emerging Talent Competition in 2011, and the release of their first album The Mountain Moves two years later it should have been a…

Album | Roo Panes – Paperweights

Two years on from Little Giant, Dorset-based Roo Panes returns with his second full-length album Paperweights. Where Roo described his debut as being about “encouragement, about small revelations of great significance”, he says the themes of the new record are…

Album | Lionlimb – Shoo

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When singer-songwriter Stewart Bronaugh quit his job as a day labourer in both Chicago and San Francisco and returned to his native Nashville, he decided to resurrect a project he’d originally started back in 2010. He hooked up with drummer…

Album | Steve Mason – Meet The Humans

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Steve Mason’s plumbed the range of human emotions in recent years. Once of High Fidelity-featuring, boiler-suited experimentalists The Beta Band, his last album was 2013’s double-length Monkey Minds In The Devil’s Time. That was a skulking, snarling, dog of a…

Premiere | Gonzalla – Heart

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Fans of Stealing Sheep and others may be familiar with this chap from a handful of support slots around the UK, but for the uninitiated, allow us to introduce southern California’s Gonzalla. Actually a chap named Cody, Gonzalla grew up…

Album | Turin Brakes – Lost Property

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We’ve seen it before, umpteen times, and with a variety of bands of varying nature and design; 17 years in the music industry is an underestimated period of length, and often times, artists find themselves retreading previous trends and past…