All articles by Bob Fish

William The Conqueror – Bleeding On The Soundtrack

Bleeding On The Soundtrack has a refreshingly brutal lyrical honesty, not surprising considering William The Conqueror’s second record deals with the chaos surrounding Ruarri Joseph’s life. While the first album dealt largely with growing up in rural Cornwall, this second…

Album | Young Hunting – True Believers

Young Hunting stand at the intersection between dream-pop and gothic folk. They’ve been standing there for a while, their first long player was released five and a half years ago. In order to stay alive in the interim, members of…

Album | Deer Tick – Mayonnaise

Deer Tick aren’t just one band. Under the sobriquet Deervana, they’ve covered the music of Nirvana, and John McCauley served as a replacement Kurt Cobain (along with Joan Jett) during last October’s Foo Fighters Cal Jam Nirvana show with Dave…

Album | Junius Meyvant – Across The Borders

Iceland got soul and Junius Meyvant delivers it like a modern day Sam Cooke. On his self-produced second full-length record, Across The Borders, the soul gods have clearly smiled on him. Born Unnar Gisli Sigurmundsson, he lived on a volcanic…

Album | Me and My Friends – Look Up

Combining Ghanaian highlife, Jamaican roots and Afro Brazilian folk music, Me and My Friends’ musically heady hybrid creates an instantly recognisable sound defying easy categorisation. The West African finger-picking of Nick Rasie, along with stunning harmonies, highly evocative cello and…