Reviews

Album | Mountain Man – Magic Ship

Almost ten years ago, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, Amelia Meath, and Molly Sarlé spontaneously began a musical partnership while attending Bennington College in Vermont, which resulted in establishing the folk trio Mountain Man, releasing a full-length debut album Made the Harbor, and…

Album | Kitty Macfarlane – Namer of Clouds

On her debut album Somerset singer-songwriter Kitty Macfarlane presents an occasionally dazzling set of songs that span traditional and contemporary folk, and includes a few numbers that might well deserve a spot among the English folk canon themselves. The press…

Album | Broeder Dieleman – Komma

Easy to categorize as the “Dutch Bonnie Prince Billy”, Tonnie aka ‘Broeder’ Dieleman has ventured into a career of his own, made of strong asceticism and unrelenting musical research. These are ingredients that place him among a restricted circle of…

Album | Low – Double Negative

If Low’s last album, 2015’s acclaimed Ones and Sixes, saw them slip off their slowcore shackles, Double Negative feels like a near-detonation of all that’s gone before. As the band moved into their third decade, a sense of consolidation surrounded…

Album | Lizzie Weber – You

At the end of a very painful breakup, Lizzie Weber harnessed her emotions in a set of songs that were too painful to perform. Now, some four years later, the scars have lost much of their sting. The results found…