Tag: Okkervil River

Album | Okkervil River – In the Rainbow Rain

Will Sheff is a happy man. He’s rebuilt Okkervil River, finally moved out of New York, and following a successful 2016 tour he and the new band went back into the studio and recorded In The Rainbow Rain. On this…

#606 Okkervil River – Okkervil River RIP

Don’t panic. ‘Okkervil River RIP’ is not a signal that Will Sheff’s flat-out brilliant project is over. ‘Okkervil River RIP’ is instead the first track taken from forthcoming album Away, due September 9, and a sign they are very much…

Record Store Day | Shopping Guide M-Z

And on it goes. Following swiftly on from the first part of our buying guide, here is more tasty goodness from the RSD list. Martin Carthy – Martin Carthy. LP – £18.99. Limited to 750. Martin Carthy’s groundbreaking debut LP…

Album | Okkervil River | The Silver Gymnasium

The Silver Gymnasium is a misty look back in time to singer Will Sheff’s childhood growing up in the small New Hampshire town of Meriden, circa 1986. The album cover is rather wonderful in its own right, coming complete with…

Album | Shearwater – Animal Joy

Whilst not as dense or treacle-thick as previous Shearwater records, Animal Joy is just as intricately layered, and manages to be peculiarly exhilerating in spite of its persistently shadowy subject matter. Opener ‘Animal Life’ anchors the album’s loose thread of…