Category: Records

Album | The Staves – Good Woman

In the decade since self-releasing their debut EP, the Staves have built their brand around blood harmonies and beautiful melodies. Their reputation grew quickly, though more patience has been required when it has come to new music from the three…

Album | The Weather Station – Ignorance

Nearly 15 years have passed since the actor Tamara Lindeman unveiled her musical project The Weather Station to the world. Now she returns with her first recordings since the self-titled effort back in 2017. To say it’s been worth the wait would be…

Album | Anna B Savage – A Common Turn

In 2015, the London-based artist Anna B Savage released a thoughtful and acclaimed EP and toured Europe with one Father John Misty. The intervening six years have clearly given her a lot of time to ponder and reflect on her…

Album | Buck Meek – Two Saviors

Two Saviors is a bit of a mystery, as is its creator Buck Meek. A country gentleman from Wimberly, Texas, Meek moved to Texas and released two solo EPs, meeting up with Adrianne Lenker and recording two additional EPs before expanding…

Album | Steve Earle and the Dukes – J.T.

Steve Earle never planned on making J.T., released on January 4th when Justin Townes Earle would have celebrated his 39th birthday. No one ever plans on outliving their kid. But on August 20th Justin Townes Earle died and Steve Earle was left with a…

EP | Lanterns on the Lake – The Realist

It has been a pretty good year for Lanterns on the Lake. Spook the Herd, released in February, was nominated for the Mercury Prize, while BT Sport commissioned the band to create the theme tune for their Champions League coverage.…

Album | Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams – Plastic Bouquet

Kismet is really the only way to explain Plastic Bouquet by Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams. It was sheer chance that Williams was listening to Spotify when ‘Springtime of the Year’ came on. Transfixed with the tune he discovered that instead…

Album | Calexico – Seasonal Shift

Christmas this year is going to look a little different to usual for obvious reasons. The good news is that, with the help of Calexico, it can sound a little bit different too. Swapping out the sleigh bells for mariachi…