Live | Treetop Flyers @ Hoxton Bar and Kitchen

Treetop Flyers are in many ways the quintessential band to have emerged from the collaborative Communion stable, and their old-time country courts ever increasing attention and buzz. At the launch of not-so-new single ‘It’s About Time’, the band that seems…

Album | WATERS – Out In The Light

“Oh my God, I found I was a free man out on the road” exclaims Van Pierszalowski over the raucous opening lines of his new project WATERS’ debut album. Port O’Brien is dead, and from what we’ve heard, it was…

Live | Austra @ Scala, 6th September

As we stand on Scala’s balcony overlooking our fellow audience members, we’re utterly transfixed by Austra.  The only thing that can interrupt FFS’s state of mind is the raucous applause that separates each of their songs. Like many sailors drawn…

EP | Sweet Baboo – Girl Under A Tree

It will come of no surprise to Voluntary Butler Scheme fans that Sweet Baboo’s long-awaited new release has been co-produced by one-man band extraordinaire Rob Jones. It’s summery, jangly, relentlessly upbeat production makes for a perky listen and perfectly compliments…

Festival | Bestival 2011

Sparky electro-pop and dance were more dominant than folk at this year’s Bestival, but it’s a cheerful mish-mash where sensitive strumming acts are welcomed (as long as they’re not upset by a soft background thud of drum and bass, as…

News | Scarlett Mist closed down by fraudsters

Brilliant, ethical ticket resale website Scarlett Mist has been forced to close down by fraudsters selling fake tickets. The website matched ticket sellers with eager gig-goers and stipulated that tickets must be resold at face value. Website owners Richard and…