All articles by Duncan Martin

Session | Vanessa Anne Redd

After recording albums with Rubicks and Six Years and touring with John Foxx and Gary Numan, Vanessa Anne Redd set herself the challenge of recording a solo record. The result was ten songs of “grunge folk” that make up her…

Session | A Grave With No Name

In the past few years, London-based singer/songwriter Alexander Shields, aka A Grave With No Name, has released music spanning genres including lo-fi rock, broad ambient soundscapes and rich, full band arrangements. His forthcoming album, Wooden Mask, marks another change in…

Competition | Win tickets to Boomtown Fair

Boomtown Fair isn’t your normal summer festival. Certainly other festivals have their quirky, creative areas but Boomtown goes deeper. Much deeper. The whole site is dedicated to the premise of a (temporary) fantastical city, split into nine distinct districts. Each…

Session | Zoe Konez

Zoe Konez is a singer/songwriter who combines lyrical depth with extremely accomplished guitar playing.  We described her as “ridiculously talented” after seeing her play at The Great Escape, and she’s been featured on 6Music several times. So, naturally, we were…