All articles by Lorenzo Righetto

Album | The Day – Midnight Parade

You can quickly recognise Midnight Parade as a European release: for the pretty “standard” style, for the slightly dull expressivity, but also for its melodic exuberance. This is in fact the debut album by a German-Dutch couple, who met at…

Album | Grand Salvo – Sea Glass

“Beware of drowning”. These should be the words marking the entry to this album by Paddy Mann and by his project, Grand Salvo. Sea Glass represents a unique, immersive experience, probably the most notable one since Carrie & Lowell. Hailing…

Album | Foxwarren – Foxwarren

In the release of Andy Shauf’s side-band debut album, nearly a decade in the making, there is much of The Party’s deserved success. The style of the record is very much in the vein of Andy’s solo release, again a…

Album | Bill Ryder-Jones – Yawn

Surely one of those albums that will make you double check you’ve pressed the right buttons on Spotify, Yawn is the fourth release by Bill Ryder-Jones, also known as The Coral’s guitarist. This is not only because of the considerable…

Album | Stephen’s Shore – September Love

In contemporary music, there’s a simple geographical rule if you’re looking for good tunes in general, in their various declinations (from indie-pop to new-wave and “folk” music): start from the latest Swedish releases. That’s what the guys at Meritorio Records,…

Album | Any Other – Two, Geography

In the peripheral Italian music scene, the number of acts that have recently achieved international recognition can be counted on one hand. At Adele Nigro’s age, and at only her second album, to have an already scheduled a reasonably sized…