All articles by Bob Fish

Album | Alex Rex – Andromeda

Some records you listen to because you are drawn to them like a moth to a flame. Andromeda by Alex Rex is just such a record. It is a descent into the dark recesses of a man who has seen…

Album | The Lone Bellow – Half Moon Light

Connections are at the heart of what makes The Lone Bellow so special, and on Half Moon Light the bonds are everywhere. Opening the record, ‘Intro’ features Zach Williams’ grandmother playing piano at the funeral of her husband of sixty-four years. This family connection…

Album | Drive-by Truckers – The Unraveling

“This madness has to stop.” Those words by Patterson Hood are at the emotional core of the Drive-by Truckers new record, The Unraveling. Coming almost four years after American Band, this is a record that nobody really wanted to make. “They’re…

Album | Vetiver – Up On High

Over the years Vetiver have been a bit of a chameleon. There was a slightly Fleetwood Mac-ish tinge to Complete Strangers. Four years down the line, Up On High is a very different beast, much more of an acoustic outing…

Interview | ‘Face to Face’ with Twelfth Day

Scotland’s Twelfth Day inhabit a special place. Catriona Price and Esther Swift are classically trained musicians, yet in their band there is a focus on improvisation one rarely sees. The opportunity to question these women and introduce their newest track…

Album | Angel Olsen – All Mirrors

‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ shaped the summer soundtrack of 2016, so much so that it’s easy to forget that Angel Olsen marches to a beat only she can hear. Following a path that doesn’t stick to the straight and narrow, she…